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Avalon NJ Trash Schedule

Trash Collection Routes For Avalon NJ

  • Section #1 (North) – Inlet to 23rd Street
  • Section #2 (Middle) – 23rd Street to 42nd Street
  • Section #3 (South) – 42nd Street to North Side of 80th Street

Trash Collections Schedule 

  • Section #1 – Monday – Thursday
  • Section #2 – Tuesday – Friday
  • Section #3 – Wednesday – Saturday

All Sections are from bay to ocean
Recycling Collection Schedule 

  • Section #1 – Monday – Thursday
  • Section #2 – Tuesday – Friday
  • Section #3 – Wednesday – Saturday


Recyclables are collected once per week in Avalon throughout the year on the first trash collection day of the week. (Section #1 Monday; Section #2 – Tuesday and Section#3 – Wednesday). Stickers for recyclables and grass may be obtained at the Public Works Office at 14th Street & Dune Drive. The Borough of Avalon NJ does not supply trash/recycling containers. Curbside Pickup and Sideyard Return for Trash and Recyclables.

Please Note:

  1. Trash and Recyclables Trash and recyclables are to be placed curbside by 7A.M. Trash and recycling will not be collected on these holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. Holidays occurring in the summer (May 7 – Sept. 18) will not affect trash or recycling collection.
  2. Brush and Grass Clippings Brush and grass clippings will be picked up on Thursdays. Use of plastic bags for clippings is prohibited. White goods/metal will be picked up on Fridays.
  3. Recycling is Mandatory in Avalon New Jersey. Recycle (a) all newspaper, magazines, cardboard and office paper (gray – shoe, cereal or food boxes not recycled) and placed in paper bags or reusable containers and (b) all rinsed glass bottles and jars, aluminum and tin cans, and household plastic bottles and place in a container with a “recycling” sticker. Use of plastic bags for recycling is strictly prohibited. There is a recycling collection area at 30th Street behind the Public Safety Building. In summer (Memorial Day – Labor Day) it is open 7 days a week, 7:30 A.M.- 3:00 P.M. In the Winter it is open Monday – Friday, 7:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. except holidays.
  4. Use of plastic bags for trash is strictly prohibited, unless inside a container with a secure lid. All trash and recycling cans in Avalon NJ must be permanently labeled with the address of the owner in lettering not less than two inches in height.
  5. No Bulky Items (household furnishings) will be collected with trash. Avalon NJ Borough has bulk trash collections and they will be held April 29 -May 8 and September 2 – September 11. All items must be curbside by 7:00 A.M. the last day of the collection (May 8 and September 11). Construction materials are not collected at any time. Call the Avalon NJ Public Works Department at 609.967.780 (Mon.- Fri., 7:00A.M.- 3:30 P.M.) if you have any questions.
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