Monday - Friday 9:00 - 4:00

Monday - Friday 9:00 - 4:00

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Department of Public Works

Department of Public Works

Superintendent of Public Works

John Bethanis

Recycling Coordinator

John Grogan

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445 South Green St.  Tuckerton, NJ 08087

Public Work Yard Hours

Monday through Friday

8am-12pm and 12:30pm-3:00pm Daily

Saturday and Sunday*

8am-12pm and 12:30- 2:45pm

The Yard is opened on both Saturday and Sunday

Starting the weekend of April 6th 2024 

Closed for the Following Holidays in 2024

January 1

January 15

February 19

March 29

May 27

June 21

July 4

September 2

October 14

November  5

November 11

November 28

November 29

December 24

December 25

On Municipal approved holidays collection will resume on the next regularly scheduled day. An alternate collection day may be provided after a holiday.
To Request a Trash Receptacle please fill out this FORM

Public Works and Water/sewer-employees

Important Notice!!!!

The Public Works Yard and Recycling Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 3:00PM and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00AM till 2:45PM. The Yard closes everyday from 12:00 to 12:30 for lunch.

Please be sure to sign in!   

Questions may be directed to 609-296-5058. Thank you.

CLICK HERE for the 2024 Household Hazardous Waste Program

CLICK HERE  for the 2024 Document Shredding Program Schedule

Public Works encourages you to call in your leaves/brush pick up so they do not miss anyone.

*Excluding Holidays in which case pick-up will be Friday,

There will be NO pickup Thanksgiving week! 

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We no longer accept tires. Residents can take their tires to the southern recycling center 379 haywood rd. Manahawkin. They are open monday through saturday-7:30am - 3:00pm phone - 609-978-0913

Remember to remove vehicles and portable basket ball hoops from snow covered roads. "Help us help you" so we can remove the snow for emergency vehicles such as "Police, fire, ems" and also for your self.

It is very important during flooding, storms, and hurricanes, to secure your personal belongings and things that will float away, ie trash containers....Tuckerton boro will not be responsible for lost trash bins...If they are lost or missing you will need to visit the construction office at the municipal complex on 420 east main street and purchase another one.

Thank you!!! Department of public works

General Information

Tuckerton Borough Department of Public Works adopts as its standard terms and conditions, the Borough rules and regulations presently applicable to the department, and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The other rules and regulations which, from time to time may be adopted and enacted by other governmental agencies or Borough officials. All residents are required to check in and fill out the appropriate information for proof of residency prior to discarding any items at the Borough yard.

Call to schedule bulk pickup at 296-5058. Pickup will be on fridays. Do not put items out at curb until the day before scheduled pickup. (in the event of a holiday pickup will be on thursday)

Public Works encourages you to call in your leaves/brush pick up so they do not miss anyone.Wood construction debris ((unacceptable)) at the public works yard and at curb side for both residential and commercial business.

Where a Building Permit is Required the Homeowner and/or the Contractor is Responsible for Disposal!

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