Borough of National Park
TRASH AND RECYCLING ARE BOTH PICKED UP ON FRIDAYS Trash   is   picked   up   every   Friday   and   includes   mattresses,   boxsprings   and   furniture.   Do not   put   out   televisions,   computers,   DVD   players   or   other   electronic   devices   (see   below E-Waste   for   electronics   disposal).      Items   NOT   ALLOWED   in   Trash   Pick-up:      concrete, dirt,   bricks,   batteries,   railroad   ties,   rocks,   tires,   logs,   construction   debris,      stumps   etc., will   not   be   collected   by   Casworth.        Trash   can   be   placed   at   the   curb Thursday   evening   or before   6   am   on   Friday.      All   trash   containers   must   be   removed   from   the   curb   by   Friday evening. PLEASE   RECYCLE .       Recycling   is   picked-up   on   Friday.      Recycling   reduces   the amount   of   trash   taken   to   the   incinerator   or   landfill   and   is   mandated   in   the   State   of   New Jersey.      National   Park   encourages   all   residents   to   recycle   and has   entered   into   an   agreement   with   the   Recycle   Bank   who   allows residents   to   earn   points   towards   purchases.      Click   here   for   more information on the Rewards Program. Items    to    be    Recycled/Separated.         Newspapers,    cardboard, plastics   (including   soda   bottles,   household   detergents,   water/milk containers,   glass   bottles,   jars   of   all   colors,   tin,   aluminum   and   bi- metallic   cans).      Items   must   be   rinsed   of   food   products   and   caps   removed.      Place   ALL items   in   the   large   blue   container   supplied   by   the   Recycle   Bank.      If   you   do   not   have   a blue   container,   call   Public   Works   at   848-2363.      Rinse   out   cans   and   bottles   before   placing them in the container.  E-Waste   is   picked   up   on   Fridays,   along   with   the   Recycling .         Items   considered   E- Waste    include:        computers,    keyboards,    scanners,    towers,    printers,    wires,    speakers, stereos,   videocassette   recorders,   DVD   players,   fax   machines,   electric   typewriters,   table top   copiers,   telephone   systems,   batteries,   microwave   ovens,   blenders,   televisions   and most   electronic   equipment.      These   items   should   be   placed   next   to   your   blue   recycling container   for   pick   up   on   Friday.      (DO   NOT   place   any   E-WASTE   item   in   the   blue   recycle bin.) Grass   Clippings.         Must   be   mulched   or   recycled   on   your   own   property.      Under   no circumstances  will the Borough collect grass clippings. Grasscycling - what is it ???  Click here for more information. Trash from home remodeling projects  should be placed in a private trash container provided by the homeowner or contractor. Tree   Branches.       Tree   branches   less   than   2   inches   in   diameter   must   be   cut   into   4   foot   lengths   and   tied   into   bundles   not exceeding   50   lbs.      Tree   limbs   that   are   between   2   and   6   inches   in   diameter   must   be   cut   into   4   foot   lengths   and   stacked   at   the curb. Leaf   Collection   (October   15   through   December   15).      Leaves   should   be   placed   in   the   street,   at   the   curb   line   away   from   parked cars.         To   avoid   damage   to   Borough   Property,   DO   NOT    place   tree   limbs   or   branches   in   the   pile.      Leave   enough   room   in   the gutter   to   allow   storm   water   to   reach   the   drains.      If   cars   are   parked   on,   or   too   near   the   leaf   piles,   leaves   cannot   be   picked   up.     Leaves   will   be   picked   up   on   a   rotating   schedule.      Pick   ups   depend   upon   the   weather   and   Public   Works   emergencies.      If   leaves are   put   out   after   the   truck   picks   up   the   piles   in   the   street,   the   Public   Works   crew   will   not   return   until   the   next   scheduled   pick   up on the street.  Leaves will not be picked up after December 15th. Appliances/White   Goods/Light   Metals .      All   appliances   (washers,   dryers,   refrigerators,   stoves,   window   air   conditioners,   etc.) are   picked   up   on   the   4th   Friday   of   the   month.      These   items   MUST   HAVE   the   doors   removed   before   placing   at   the   curb.      Large metal   items   such   as   old   metals   sheds,   pools   sides,   etc,   must   be   disassembled   before   placement   to   the   curb.      Metal   fencing must   be   rolled   or   crushed.      Metal   fence   posts   must   have   the   concrete   removed   from   the   base.      In   the   event   that   an   item   must be   placed   at   the   curb   other   than   on   the   4th   Friday   of   the   month,   please   call   Public   Works   at   848-2363   for   an   alternate   date.      Do not put the item out sooner than the pick up appointment.  (Auto parts will not be picked up.) Hazardous   Household   Waste .      The   improper   disposal   of   hazardous   household   waste   can   cause   problems   for   the   entire community.      Some   waste   is   toxic   to   humans   and   wildlife,   while   others   can   cause   serious   medical   problems.      NEVER   dump hazardous   waste   down   a   toilet   or   drain,   or   on   the   ground,   or   in   a   catch   basin   or   storm   drain   where   they   could   contaminate   soil or   be   carried   into   local   streams   and   drinking   water   sources.      (Any   product   which   is   labeled   “warning,   caution,   poisonous,   toxic, flammable,   corrosive,   reactive   or   explosive”   is   considered   hazardous.)      (This   also   includes   household   products   that   contain toxic   chemicals,   ammunition,   paint,   pesticides,   herbicides,   turpentine,   lighter   fluid,   photographic   and   pool   chemicals,   rat poison, car batteries, and other hazardous materials.) Gloucester   County   sponsors   several   “Household   Special   Waste”   collection   days   each   year.      These   items   may   be   taken   to   the County   for   proper   disposal.      For   additional   information,   call   the   Gloucester   County   Improvement   Authority   at   848-4002   or   visit their web site . Asbestos   products   are   never   to   be   disposed   of   with   your   household   trash.      For   information   regarding   the   disposal   of   asbestos, please contact the Gloucester County Solid Waste Complex at 478-6045.  
7 South Grove Avenue National Park, NJ  08063 Phone:  856-848-2363
Gloucester County, New Jersey
Borough of National Park, 7 South Grove Avenue, National Park, NJ 08063      Phone:  856-845-3891      Fax:  856-845-0726
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