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Recycling & Waste Management

Posted on: May 24, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Curbside Recycling Collections Will Be Delayed by Several Days for All Municipalities

Recycling Alert-2

Updated: June 7, 2021 at 12:00 PM

A national truck driver shortage is impacting trash and recycling collectors, including the County’s recycling contractor, the Occupational Training Center (OTC).

The OTC is working aggressively to solve this problem, but recycling pickup will be delayed for the several weeks.

Makeup days have been confirmed for the following towns:

Monday, June 7th - Lumberton, Eastampton, & Mt. Laurel* 

*Mt. Laurel collection will begin on Monday and continue into Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 8th - Hainesport*

*Hainesport collection will begin on Tuesday and continue into Wednesday.

Makeup dates for additional towns will be posted daily. 

All municipalities do have a recycling drop-off that we kindly encourage residents to utilize during this time. For information on the hours and location of your town's dropoff, please visit the Municipal Recycling Brochure webpage here:

Municipal Recycling Brochures | Burlington County, NJ - Official Website 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the recycling hotline at 609-267-6889 or email

We appreciate your patience and continued support during this time and we sincerely apologize for the inconveniences this may cause.  

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