Departments & Services

Recycling & Disposal

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Curbside Collection

Household Trash
Includes:
Food waste and all other materials that are left after all recycled materials are removed. Bernards Township residents are required to obtain their own hauler for trash removal. Please contact your hauler for a comprehensive list of typical household trash items.

Household Recycling
Includes:
Newspapers, glass bottles, steel, metal & aluminum cans, other paper & junk mail, textiles, corrugated cardboard and batteries

Recycling Center

Pill Hill Recycling Center
Accepts:

  • Vegetative wastes such as leaves, brush and other yard trimmings (excluding grass clippings)
  • Bulky household waste such as furniture, carpeting & padding, permitted construction debris, mattresses, attic clean-out and appliances

Special Items

Electronic Waste
Includes:
Computer monitors, computers/laptops, keyboards, computer mice, modems, external drives, scanners, printers, copy machines, cables, other computer peripherals, VCRs, DVD players, stereos, radios, phones, fax machines, camcorders, electric typewriters, and most media (floppies, CDs, DVDs), telephones, cell phones, and similar products. Televisions accepted by check only for a fee of $16.00 payable to Bernards Township. Please present to the gate attendant.

Fluorescent Lightbulbs

Hazardous Household Waste
Includes:
Wastes will only be accepted if they are in their original labeled containers.  The following materials may be dropped off: Abrasive cleaners, ammonia-based cleaners, auto products (antifreeze, etc.), bleach cleaners, disinfectants, drain cleaners, floor & furniture polish, fluorescent tubes, compact fluorescent light bulbs, gasoline, kerosene, mercury switches & thermometers, mercury, mothballs, oil based paint, oven cleaners, photographic chemicals, pool chemicals, propane tanks, rug & upholstery cleaners, toilet cleaners, used motor oil: (2 gallon maximum will only be accepted in a clear plastic milk or water jug), and used oil filters.

Household Medication
Includes:
Over-the-counter and prescription medication

Home Generated Medical Waste
Includes:
Discarded needles and other sharps