Garbage, Recycling & Bulk Collection

***Starting January 2018, all Middletown residents will be part of the Township-Wide Garbage & Recycling Program.***

The Township will be split into two zones (North & South) with the new Program. 

2018 Garbage & Recycling Zones

  • NORTH ZONE = North of State Highway 35

    • Garbage Collection on Mondays & Thursdays (no collection on New Year's Day, beginning 1/4/18, then 1/8/18, 1/11/18...)
    • Recycling Collection on alternating Wednesdays (beginning 1/3/18, then 1/17/18, 1/31/18...)
    • Bulk Collection twice per month on 2nd garbage collection day [Thursdays] of the recycling collection week (beginning 1/5/18, then 1/19/18, 2/2/18...)
  • SOUTH ZONE = South of State Highway 35

    • Garbage Collection on Tuesdays & Fridays (beginning 1/2/18, then 1/5/18, 1/9/18...)
    • Recycling Collection on alternating Wednesdays (beginning 1/10/18, then 1/24/18, 2/7/18...)
    • Bulk Collection twice per month on 2nd garbage collection day [Fridays] of the recycling collection week (beginning 1/12/17, then 1/26/17, 2/9/17...)

Please call the Garbage & Recycling Program hotline for the latest information at 732-615-3233.

If you have specific questions about the Garbage & Recycling Program, please e-mail recycling@middletownnj.org.

General Curbside Recycling Information

What can I recycle & where do I recycle it? See our comprehensive recycling chart!

If you are currently experiencing poor service by your solid waste or recycling company, please contact the State’s Consumer Affairs Department at (973) 504-6200. Click here to file a complaint online or to fill out a printable form and mail it in to the Division.

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