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Waste Management General Number: 1-800-633-9096 (customer service) resident account number 49856022

  • Trash Collection

GTMUA 856-227-5665 or 856-227-8666

  • Grass clippings and leaves (weekly 3/15-10/31).
  • Recycling every other week.

Public Works Dept. 856-228-3144 or 856-228-4000 ext. 5101

  • No collections on Friday.
  • Air Conditioners, Freezers, & Refrigerators, white goods, electronics can be dropped off or call for pick-up.
  • Brush, Dirt/Sod & Garden/Lawn Debris (weekly).
  • Leaves (weekly 11/1-3/14)
  • Grass (weekly 11/1-3/14)

For delivery to Gloucester Township residents and businesses at wholesale prices, call us at 856-227-5665 or 856-227-8666.

The Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority (GTMUA) provides environmental and public works services for the residents of Gloucester Township.


The GTMUA operates a state-of-the-art composting facility that recycles leaves and grass into high quality compost and topsoil that is sold to the public. Municipalities and commercial landscapers are encouraged to inquire about the disposal of leaves and grass. Please click here if you are interested in buying high quality compost or topsoil from the GTMUA or call 856-227-5665 or 856-227-8666.


The GTMUA collects all of the recyclable materials in Gloucester Township including paper, glass and plastic. From March 15 through October 31, the GTMUA also collects leaves and grass. The GTMUA now has a drop-off location for glass, metal, paper, cardboard and plastic materials at the GTMUA center located at 401 Landing Road. Excess recyclables may be brought to the center for proper recycling.


The GTMUA operates the municipal sewer collection system. The system  includes 300 miles of pipe and 50 pumping stations that transport 5 million gallons of sewage per day from Gloucester Township to Camden County’s regional treatment plant.


For delivery to Gloucester Township residents and businesses at wholesale prices, call us at 856-227-5665 or 8562278666.


View Recycling in a larger map. Please contact the GTMUA for any questions.
This map is intended for references purposes only and is subject to change.


All residents are reminded that recycling is mandatory statewide. By removing recyclables from the regular trash flow, we help save our environment and save tax dollars that would otherwise be spent on trash disposal fees.


 Recycling carts are collected every other week at curb side. Use your cart space wisely. Compress and flatten recyclables to maximize cart space. Cardboard must be broken down and placed vertically in cart so that the cart will empty properly. All recyclable material must fit in cart with the lid closed in order to be picked up. All containers should be empty and rinsed with the lids off. Any recycling material left outside of the recycling cart will not be collected by the automated truck. Any oversized cardboard that cannot be broken down (remove styrofoam and plastic bags), call the GTMUA at 856-227-5665  to schedule a pick-up.


Glass containers that were previously used for food or beverages. The containers may be clear, brown, or green glass, but do not include: auto glass, ceramics, drinking glasses, window glass, mirrors and light bulbs.


Metal containers refers to aluminum, tin or bi-metal food and beverage containers, but do not include: aerosol cans, coat hangers, paint cans, pots, pans or scrap metals.


Plastic containers / cartons that only display the plastic class #1, #2, #4, #5 and #7 recycling triangle on them. These cartons/containers could have been used for food, juice, milk, soda, water, and laundry detergent, but do not include: anti freeze or auto oil containers, children’s toys, flower pots, laundry baskets/buckets, plastic bags, plastic plates or utensils, styrofoam and vinyl. Plastic shopping bags can be returned to many stores for recycling.


Residential paper refers to newspaper and all of its inserts, catalogs, chipboard (beer & soda cartons), cereal boxes, computer paper, envelopes, gift boxes, greeting cards, junk mail, magazines, non-metallic wrapping paper, office paper, paper toilet/towel rolls, phone books, text books (without hard covers) and work books. Also, all types of flattened/cut down corrugated cardboard (so cart will completely empty) that are not waxed or coated are recyclable. Do not include: foil or wax coated cardboard (ice cream containers, frozen juice cartons and frozen dinner boxes), napkins, paper cups, plates, shredded paper, tissues and towels. Please note: shredded paper is NO longer accepted by the recycling facility. It can be used in your compost pile or thrown out with your household trash.


Multi-family properties that need an additional 96-gallon recycling cart should call the GTMUA at 856-227-5665. Carts are only available through the GTMUA. All carts are the property of Gloucester Township and must be left at your house if you move. Recycling carts used for any other purpose other than recycling will be confiscated. Please do not put any markings on your cart as it is Township property; each cart has an identification number and a RFID tag which will correspond with your address. Your old yellow recycling buckets may be used for brush/yard debris or grass/leaves pick-up. Residents may also drop them off at The GTMUA or Public Works Department if no longer needed.


Brush must be cut into 4-foot lengths and tied into bundles not to exceed 40 pounds each (as per Ordinance Chapter 58A). Brush will be collected WEEKLY by Public Works; on your regular recycling day with the exception of Friday which will be picked up on Thursday.


Residents are to notify the Public Works at 228-3144 prior to pick-up.


Stumps are collected every 3-4 weeks. Residents are to notify the Public Works Department at 856-228-3144 prior to pick up.


Grass clippings will be collected as follows:
March 15 to October 31 – The GTMUA collects grass clippings WEEKLY on the same day as your regular recycling day. Example: Your recycling day is every other Monday – your clippings will be picked up every Monday. Grass clippings can be placed into your yellow recycling bucket, a two handled container, a compostable brown lawn bag or a trash bag left untied at the curb. Maximum weight for each bag or container is 40 pounds. A maximum of 20 bags per week is allowed.
November 1 until March 14 – GTPW collects EVERY WEEK on your regular recycling day with the exception of Friday which will be picked up on Thursday. GTPW will not accept trash bags. Please note: grass clippings generated by a commercial landscaper will not be collected by the Township.


Leaves will be collected as follows:
January 1 to March 14 – GTPW collects WEEKLY on your regular recycling day with the exception of Friday which will be picked up on Thursday.
March 15 to October 31 – The GTMUA collects leaves WEEKLY on the same day as your regular recycling day. Example: Your recycling day is every other Friday – your leaves will be picked up every Friday. Leaves can be placed into your yellow recycling bucket, a two handled container, a compostable brown bag or a trash bag left untied at the curb. Maximum weight for each bag or container is 40 pounds. A maximum of 20 bags per week is allowed.
November 1 to December 31 – GTPW collects according the the fall leaf schedule. Residents are reminded to rake their leaves to the curbside only during the fall leaf schedule. Please do not park your vehicles in front of leaves during your collection week.


Yard waste, which includes dirt/sod & garden/lawn debris (mulch, pulled grass/weeds and plants). must be in a separate brown lawn bag or open bucket/container for grass/leaves. This collection by Public Works is WEEKLY on the regular recycling day with the exception of Friday which will be picked up on Thursday. Please note: make sure any bucket/container used has two handles and is no larger than 32-gallons. Your old yellow recycling buckets may be used. Please keep brush/debris separate from grass clippings and leaves. Grass clippings and leaves can be mixed together as the GTMUA recycles those into organic compost.



Refrigerators, freezers, stoves, ovens, washers, dryers, water heaters and air conditioners are collected on Wednesdays. Residents must call Public Works by Tuesday @ 4:00pm to schedule a Wednesday curbside pick-up. Please remove doors of all appliances prior to leaving at curbside.


Motor oil, car batteries & anti-freeze may be brought to the Public Works Department at 1729 Erial Road (just past College Drive).


A limited amount may also be disposed of at the Public Works garage, but there is no curbside pick-up of this material. Residents must show the yard attendants proof of Township residency and job-site verification.


Electronic Waste Management Act makes it mandatory to recycle all electronics as of January 1, 2011. Household electronics may be dropped off at the Public Works Building located at 1729 Erial Rd., Blackwood; between the hours of 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Thursday. Proof of residency required. Residents must call Public Works by Tuesday @ 4:00pm to schedule a Wednesday curbside pick-up.


Includes automotive liquids, chemicals, fuels, household cleaners, paint related products (oil paints), pesticides and solvents. These hazardous materials cannot be disposed of with your regular trash. The Camden County Division of Environmental Affairs will take your hazardous materials. Please check their website @ or call (856) 858-5241 for their 2017 disposal locations and drop-off dates. One will be held in Gloucester Township @ Camden County College.


Water based latex paint only (cleans up with soap & water) can be disposed of in your trash once it has dried out. DO NOT RECYCLE. To achieve this, put a strong plastic bag in a cardboard box, then place kitty litter or sand into the plastic bag. Pour the water based paint into the plastic bag. If needed, add more kitty litter or sand. When the paint is dry, tie the plastic bag and discard into the trash. When the inside of the empty paint can has hardened, you may now dispose of it in the regular trash with the lid off.


DO NOT RECYCLE. Use a needle clipper (from pharmacy). After clipping off the needle, put in an old coffee can or laundry detergent bottle and seal original lid shut with duct tape. Write on container, “syringes-do not recyle” and throw in trash.


Medication may be disposed of at the Police Station. They have a mail box slot that is to be used to discard unwanted medications.


Trash Collection will continue on the present schedule.  Residents are urged to follow the same collection guidelines as before. If you have any questions, call Waste Management at 800-633-9096.

Tires, only two (2) tires per household with the metal rims removed, will be collected on your weekly trash day.

Sinks and Toilets will be picked up at curbside on your weekly trash day.


Check the schedule to determine your designated recycling dates. Recyclables will be collected every other week. Your recyclables must be put out no earlier than 4pm the day prior to collection, but no later than 5am on the collection day. There will be no recycling collection on the following Holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Recyclables will be collected on the following work day for those holidays only. All other recycling collection days in the holiday week stay the same (Do not wait an extra day). The Holidays above are in parentheses and the alternate collection date follows the arrow; (holiday)>collection date.

MONDAY 1: Black Horse Pike (from Front St. to Evesham Rd.), Evesham Rd. (from Rt. 41 to Randy Rd.), Fernwood, Glendora, Whitebirch. Jan. (2)>3, 16, 30; Feb. 13, 27; Mar. 13, 27; Apr. 10, 24; May 8, 22; Jun. 5, 19; Jul. 3, 17, 31; Aug. 14, 28; Sep. 11, 25; Oct. 9, 23; Nov. 6, 20; Dec. 4, 18.

MONDAY 2: Broadmoor West, Black Horse Pike (from Rt. 42 overpass to Front St.), Chews Landing Rd., Echo Park, Glen Oaks, Hider Lane, Hilltop, Kingswood Estates, Knights Bridge, Laurel Springs Gardens, Little Gloucester Rd. (from Chews Landing Rd. to Hider Lane), Lower Landing Rd. (from Rt. 42 overpass to Black Horse Pike), Old Black Horse Pike, Oxen Hill, Pine Run, Pristine Farms, St. James Court, Village of Chews Landing. Jan. 9, 23; Feb. 6, 20; Mar. 6, 20; Apr. 3, 17; May 1, 15, (29)>30; Jun. 12, 26; Jul. 10, 24;
Aug. 7, 21; Sep. (4)>5, 18; Oct. 2, 16, 30; Nov. 13, 27; Dec. 11, (25)>26.

TUESDAY 1: Asten Ridge, Asten Woods, Brittany Woods, Cobblestone, Country Aire, Cross Keys Rd. (from Johnson Rd. to
Williamstown Rd.), Debbie Court, Felicia Court, Gloucester Chase, Gloucester Farms, Jarvis Rd. (from Sicklerville Rd. to Williamstown
Rd.), Johnson Rd., Kingsgate, Lake Renee, Mayfair Meadows, Mayfair Woods, Meadowbrook, Mill Ct., Mulberry Station, Pine Glen, Reserve at Cobblestone, Revere Run I, Sicklerville Rd. (from CrossKeys Rd. to Jarvis Rd.), SpringHollow, SpringValley, TwinStreams, ValleyStream, Village of Cross Keys, Williamstown Rd. (from CrossKeys Rd. to Jarvis), Woodhill, Woods Edge. Jan. 3, 17, 31; Feb. 14, 28; Mar. 14, 28; Apr. 11, 25; May 9, 23; Jun. 6, 20; Jul. (4)>5, 18; Aug. 1, 15, 29; Sep. 12, 26; Oct. 10, 24; Nov. 7, 21; Dec. 5, 19.

TUESDAY 2: Breckenridge Village, Brookwood, Cottage Gate, Country Oaks, Cross Keys Rd. (from Williamstown Rd. to Kearsley Rd.), Danbury Park, Dresden Downs, Erial Clementon Rd., Forest Ridge, Gable Court, Hickstown Rd. (from Little Mill Rd. to Jarvis Rd.), Jarvis Rd. (from Williamstown Rd. to Kearsley Rd.), Kearsley Rd., New Brooklyn Rd., Persia Court, Point Pleasant Farms, Sawood, Sturbridge Oaks, Senators Walk (Sweet Briar Woods), Wye Oak Village. Jan. 10, 24; Feb. 7, 21; Mar. 7, 21; Apr. 4, 18; May 2, 16, 30; Jun. 13, 27; July 11, 25; Aug. 8, 22; Sept. 5, 19; Oct. 3, 17, 31; Nov. 14, 28; Dec. 12, 26.

WEDNESDAY 1: Ballantree, Catalina Hills, Evesham Rd. (from Randy Rd. to Englewood Dr.,) Trace Dr., Timberline, Wilson Tract, Somerdale Rd. (from McKinley Ave. to Warwick Rd.) Jan. 4, 18; Feb. 1, 15; Mar. 1, 15, 29; Apr. 12, 26; May 10, 24; Jun. 7, 21; July 5, 19; Aug. 2, 16, 30; Sept. 13, 27; Oct. 11, 25; Nov. 8, 22; Dec. 6, 20.

WEDNESDAY 2: Autumn Court, Broadmoor, Charles Ave, Chewswyck, Eyres Place, Lampost Ln, Morgan Hill Estates, Somerdale Rd (from Chews Lnd Rd to McKinley Ave.), Somer Hill, Spring Ridge Court, Sterling Estates, Stonegate, Woodbridge. Jan. 11, 25; Feb. 8, 22; Mar. 8, 22; Apr. 5, 19; May 3, 17, 31; Jun. 14, 28; Jul. 12, 26; Aug. 9, 23; Sep. 6, 20; Oct. 4, 18; Nov. 1, 15, 29; Dec. 13, 27.

THURSDAY 1: Ashford Glen, Brantley Way, Chestnut Glen (Highland Village), Clementona, Davistown Rd. (from Rt.42 underpass to Erial Rd.), Dunleigh, Four Seasons (Reserve at Forest Meadows), Garwood Rd., Grenloch, Grenloch Little Gloucester Rd., (College Dr.), Hickstown Rd. (from Sicklerville Rd. to Erial Rd.), Lambs Terrace, Marcia Ct., Mimosa Ct, Morningstar Ct., On the Green, Peter Cheeseman Rd., Raintree, Revere Run II, Sicklerville Rd. (from Jarvis Rd. to Rt. 42 overpass), Stonebridge, Terrestria, Westfield Chase, Williamstown Rd. (from Jarvis Rd. to New Brooklyn Rd.), Woodshire, Wyntree. Jan. 5, 19; Feb. 2, 16; Mar. 2, 16, 30; Apr. 13, 27; May 11, 25; Jun. 8, 22; Jul. 6, 20; Aug. 3, 17, 31; Sep. 14, 28; Oct. 12, 26; Nov. 9, (23)>24; Dec. 7, 21.

THURSDAY 2: Blackwood Clementon Rd. (from Little Gloucester Rd. to Laurel Rd.), Briar Lake, Broad Acres, Cameron Circle, Cherrywood, Daystar, Deer Park, Downs Ave., Erial Rd. (from Garwood to Little Gloucester), Fox Chase, Greenbriar, Hickstown Rd. (from Erial Rd. to Little Mill Rd.), Hidden Mill, Kelly Driver Rd., Lamotte Court, Laurel Hills, Laurel Wood Estates, Little Mill Rd., Millbridge, Murray Hill Estates, Rosegate, Southgate Woods, Quail Hollow, Westgate Woods, Windmill Dr., Winter Hill, York Terrace. Jan. 12, 26; Feb. 9, 23; Mar. 9, 23; Apr. 6, 20; May 4, 18; Jun. 1, 15, 29; Jul. 13, 27; Aug. 10, 24; Sep. 7, 21; Oct, 5, 19; Nov. 2, 16, 30; Dec. 14, 28.

FRIDAY 1: Amber Ct., Blackwood, Blackwood Estates, Black Horse Pike (from Grenloch Little Gloucester Rd. to Clementon Ave.), Church St. (and all off streets), Davistown Rd. (from Blackhorse Pike to Rt. 42 underpass), Fanelli Lane, Grenloch Manor, Lakeland Rd., Liberty Park (Blackwood Manor). Jan. 6, 20; Feb. 3, 17; Mar. 3, 17, 31; Apr. 14, 28; May 12, 26; Jun. 9, 23; Jul. 7, 21; Aug. 4, 18; Sept. 1, 15, 29; Oct. 13, 27; Nov. 10, 24; Dec. 8, 22.

FRIDAY 2: Almonesson Rd., Black Horse Pike (from Clementon Ave. to Rt. 42 overpass), Blenheim, Blenheim Farms, Brooklyn Ct., Coles Hill, Coles Rd., Erial Rd., (from Little Gloucester Rd. to Blackwood Clementon Rd.), Highland Park, Foxboro, Glen Eagles, Good Intent Rd., Little Gloucester Rd. (from Hider Lane to Erial Rd.), Lower Landing Rd. (from Almonesson Rd. to Rt. 42 overpass), Peters Walk, Players Place, Tall Oaks, Timber Cove, Valley Brook, Woodmill Pond. Jan. 13, 27; Feb. 10, 24; Mar. 10, 24; Apr. 7, 21; May 5, 19; June 2, 16, 30; July 14, 28; Aug. 11, 25; Sept. 8, 22; Oct. 6, 20; Nov. 3, 17; Dec. 1, 15, 29.

Frequently Asked Questions
How should I set my cart out for collection?
Carts placed on the curb must be no more than 2ft from the street. If placed in street; wheels should be touching the curb. Arrows on the lid must be pointing towards street. Cart must be at least 5ft away from any obstacles. Automated collection requires a 15 foot overhead clearance. The lid must be fully closed. Carts must always be on level ground (no snow piles).

Can the recycling cart be returned?
No, it is the law to recycle, residents may not return the cart.

How can I obtain an additional cart for multi-family units?
Call the GTMUA for requests at 856-227-5665.

Can I paint my cart or change my cart lid?
No, the carts are Township property. The lid may not be removed.

What should I do with my old yellow recycling bucket?
It may be used for brush/yard debris or grass/leaves pick up.

How do I get an additional recycling cart?

Additional carts can be obtained from the GTMUA for free.
See telephone number below.


GTMUA 856-227-5665 or 856-227-8666

  • Grass clippings (weekly 3/15-10/31)
  • Leaves (weekly 3/15-10/31)
  • Recycling every other week

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