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Recycling Center

62 Main Street
Matawan, NJ

There is a new Matawan Recycling Center. In order to access the center, Matawan Residents must go to the Municipal Building to obtain an access card. Each residence will receive one access card. Please bring a driver's license (with current address) or property tax bill for proof of residence. Additional details can be found below.

You must obtain an access card at:

YOU MUST SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT at 732-566-3898 x600 or by email at recycling@matawanborough.com to pick up the card at:

Matawan Municipal Building
201 Broad Street (window 2)
Matawan, NJ 07747

Each residence will receive one initial access card (fee free).

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

You will need:

  • proof of residency - (driver's license with current address) or property tax bill
  • vehicle plate numbers (up to four at the same address)

Items allowed:

  • commingled - bottles (glass & plastic) cans (no paint cans)
  • cardboard (corrugated) must be broken down or flattened (NO SHREDDED PAPER OF ANY KIND)
  • newspaper,mixed paper
  • brush - branches 3 inches in diameter or less only
  • yard debris - no grass, mulch, wood chips, soil or stones
  • absolutely no plastic bags - please take them back with you if using for transportation to facility.
  • metals - aluminum, steel - (no paint cans of any kind)

Electronics allowed:

  • portable / laptop computers (remove all identifiable labels if possible)
  • fax machines
  • main frames stereos & radio equipment
  • televisions
  • humidifiers
  • monitors
  • cable attachments
  • e-book readers
  • ups/battery backup  (no car, boat or motorcycle batteries)
  • scanners
  • wire
  • speakers
  • microwaves
  • dehumidifiers
  • cell phones & telephones
  • mp3 players
  • printers
  • keyboards & mice
  • telecommunications
  • vcr / dvd players
  • space heaters
  • servers
  • copiers
  • cameras
  • modems

- No trash or construction debris of any kind -