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A Place To Remember - Lower Township New Jersey
Operation Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
2600 Bayshore Road, Villas, NJ 08251
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Township of Lower

Public Works
Recycling Center 771 Seashore Road, Cape May, NJ 08204
Gary Douglass - Superintendent
Phone: (609) 884-0898 |  Fax: (609) 884-7578
Hours 7:00 am - 2:45 pm
Tuesday - Saturday (Closed Sunday & Monday)

Grass and Garden debris will be collected on your trash day
through September 30th. Do not put in plastic bags! Place in can marked grass.
Please do not put Leaves, Branches or Bush Trimmings with Grass and Garden Debris  

Ord. #2006-18 Wildlife Feeding in Public Areas Owned By Township | Ord. #2020-03 Littering
Ord. #2020-04 Pet Waste | Ord. #2020-05 Improper Disposal of Waste 
Ord. #2020-06 Yard Waste Collection  |  Ord. #2020-07 Illicit Connection
Ord. #2020-08 Private Storm Drain Inlet Retrofitting

Storm Water Mgmt Plan Part 1 |Storm Water Mgmt Plan Part 2 |Storm Water Mgmt Plan Part 3

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan Part 1 | Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan Part 2
Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan Part 3

Inlet and Outfall Map

NJ DEP Stormwater Index

NJDEP Div. of Water Quality
Bureua of Nonpoint Pollution Control Tier A Forms

NJDEP Div. of Water Quality
Bureau of Nonpoint Pollution Control
Toatl Maximun Daily Load Look-Up Tool

Effective March 1, 2019 the Recycling Center will NO LONGER ACCEPT any tree parts from commercial entities.  Click here for more information.

Diamond Beach
Villas - West Side
(Miami to Wildwood)
Villas - East Side
Bayside Village
Bayshore Road
Villas - West Side
(Village to Rotary)
Fullingmill Road

Cold Spring
Schellenger's Landing
Erma & Erma Park
South of Canal
Route 9
Railroad Ave.
Holly Estates

Cape May Beach
Baywood Park
Bayshore Estates
Bayshore West
Kechemche I & II
Sheridan Tract
Lennox Acres
Bayshore Woods
Mickels Run
Cape Woods
Crawford Road
Schooner Landing
Bay Gardens
North Cape May
Bayshore East
Summer Circle

 Lower Township is now accepting all plastics stamped #1 – 7 for recycling

VEHICLE STICKERS-pick up at recycling center

  • Proof of LOWER TOWNSHIP RESIDENCY is required.
  • Limit One (1) sticker per household. Lost stickers will not be replaced.
  • Stickers must be affixed to vehicle, if not, proof of residency must be provided.

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS for the Lower Township Recycling Center

Refrigerator garbage  
HOUSEHOLD RECYCLES: Plastic jugs, aluminum cans, glass, cardboard, papers.   
HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES: Refrigerator, air conditioner, emptied lawnmowers, BBQ grills, metal vacuum cleaners, metal poles (without concrete), etc.
BRANCHES: Seven (7) feet in length & six (6) inches in diameter or less. No stumps.
LEAVES: Garden debris, grass clippings.
RECHARGABLE BATTERIES: Drop off inside Lower Township Recycling Center office during business hours.  Single use batteries can be placed in trash.

NON-ACCEPTABLE ITEMS for Lower Township Recycling Center.

BULK ITEMS: Furniture, mattress/box spring, picnic tables, etc.
HAZARDOUS WASTE: Paint, Gas, Kerosene, Anti-freeze, etc.
BUILDING MATERIAL: Shingles, lumber, sheetrock, paneling, wood, pallets, windows, doors, garage doors, toilets, etc.
CONCRETE: Bricks and cinderblocks.
STUMPS: Larger than 6” in diameter                                    
PROPANE TANKS                                                                     

 Non-acceptable items are accepted at the CMCMUA Transfer Station, may require a fee- For information call (609) 465-9026.

Grass and Garden debris will be collected on your trash day
June 6 to September 30th. Do not put in plastic bags! Place in can marked grass.

 Do not put Leaves, Branches or Bush Trimmings with Grass and Garden Debris               

 For proper disposal of medical syringes call Cape Regional Medical 609-463-2491         


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