Why Recycle?
Besides the fact that
recycling is
there are numerous
benefits for citizens to
Reduce, Reuse, and
Economic Benefits:
Saves taxpayer
money by reducing
landfill costs, reduces
disposal costs for
creates American
industry & jobs.
Protects our
environment, reduces
energy use, reduces
air and water
pollution, saves our
landfill, conserves our
natural resources.
Convenience &
Recycling Center
Upper Pittsgrove Township
431 Route 77, Elmer, NJ, 08318
856-358-1160 fax
Last update: 12/08/2020
Copyright Upper Pittsgrove Township. All rights reserved
Convenience Center please view and/or print the
2020 Recycling Brochure.  
Please use closed bags and containers when transporting
trash to the convenience center. If you have an open
bed truck or trailer, a tarp is required.
Tarps are available
for FREE
at the Convenience Center.

Recyclables must be separated from
normal household trash and placed in
the appropriate bins at the Convenience
Center.  Our goal is to recycle 65% of all
waste.  Convenience Center employees may randomly
slice trash bags to ensure compliance of all households.  
Businesses are required to recycle and must turn in
copies of recycling weight slips to the township
Click here for more information about recycling
in New Jersey

Residents:  Access to the
Convenience Center is
permitted only to residents
of Upper Pittsgrove Township
for disposal of normal household trash and recyclables.  A
Convenience Center Decal must be placed on the
rear view mirror or front bumper of all vehicles using the
site.  Decals are available at the Municipal Building for
$1.00.  Please bring a copy of the vehicle registration.

Commercial Businesses, Schools, & Institutions:  The
Convenience Center will accept clean and dry recyclables
from township businesses, however regular trash is not
accepted. Township businesses are required to submit
the annual recycling tonnage report to the Recycling
Coordinator  to report tonnage of all materials not
recycled at the Convenience Center.  Click on the
& Downloads page for the cover letter and tonnage
report form.

For more information about how to recycle at businesses
and schools in Salem County  visit the web site:
and/or download the following form:
Salem County School and Business Recycling Guide.

Salem County Solid Waste Facility - The Salem County
Improvement Authority (SCIA) Solid Waste Division is an
alternative site for residents to dispose of materials. The
are located outside of Alloway off of  Route 540 on
McKillip Rd. Hours for county residents are 8:00 am - 4:00
pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visit their web site for
disposal fees and more  information:
SCIA - Solid Waste Division
The Convenience Center
190 Groff Rd.
Monroeville, NJ 08343
Roger Yale
Noah Ireland
Cody Hamilton

Spring/Summer Hours (DST*):
(March 8, 2020 - Nov. 1, 2020)
Tuesdays 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Wednesdays 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursdays 8:00am - 12:00pm
Saturdays 8:00am - 4:00pm
*DST = Daylight Savings Time

Winter Hours:
(Nov. 3, 2019 - March 8, 2020)
Tuesdays 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesdays  8:00am - 4:00pm
Thursdays  8:00am - 12:00pm
Saturdays  8:00am -  4:00pm
SCIA - Document Shredding Events
Next event TBA, SCIA.
SCIA - Household Hazardous Waste Days
The next Household Hazardous Waste Day
will be at the SCIA Solid Waste Facility in
Alloway on Saturday, October 19th.
NJDA - Agricultural Pesticide Containers
Upper Pittsgrove 2020 Recycling Brochure

The web site Recycle NJ has a great list
for where to recycle items we might not
take at our recycling center.
New Jersey Waste  Wise Bulletins
NJ Waste Wise Business Network
Aluminum Recycling Update
Please note that only aluminum beverage
should be placed in the aluminum
recycling container.  All other aluminum
(like cat food cans) should be placed in
the scrap metal container at the end of
the row (next to the mixed paper).
Household Appliances & Electronics
Recycled for Free
We recycle all household appliances -
'anything with a cord' - and all types of
electronics including desktop and laptop
computers, monitors, laptops, and TVs
no cost
to residents. For a complete list
All TV screens and monitors must be
intact; broken screens must be disposed
Household Hazardous Waste Days.
Plastics Recycling
For a complete list of recyclable plastic
click here.
Project Medicine Drop Box
Safe & Secure Medication Disposal
The State Police Barracks in Pilesgrove
(769 Route 40) has a drop box in the
lobby for disposal of medications.
See above link for details.
Get $50 to recycle your
To find out if you are eligible and to
schedule a pickup visit