Lakewood Household Hazardous Waste Day Sunday, March 31

Posted on March 7, 2019 By

Lakewood residents are urged to rid their homes of potential hazards that pose a potential threat to families and to Ocean County’s clean air and water. Protect the environment by participating in the Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program.

Ocean County and the Lakewood Township Department of Public Works (DPW) is holding a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day for pre-registered residents only, Sunday, March 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Lakewood Public Works yard, One America Way, Lakewood.

Lakewood residents can dispose of hazardous materials, free of charge by calling 732-367-0802 to pre-register. Pre-registration is required and is on a first-come-first-served basis. Sign in and see the attendant. A driver’s license or tax bill will be adequate proof of residence.

Acceptable materials: Cleaning products/chemicals, aerosols, auto products, herbicides/pesticides, gasoline/waste oil, propane tanks, stains/varnishes, polyurethanes/polishes, fire extinguishers, mercury-containing devices (thermostats), batteries, paints/paint thinners

Unacceptable materials include: Electronics, radioactive materials (smoke detectors), oxygen tanks, dioxins, infectious wastes (“red bag” wastes), unknown or unidentifiable materials. NO CONSTRUCTION WASTES OR ASBESTOS.

The Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day for residents is NOT open to businesses, school boards or municipal and state government agencies. Only Ocean County residential households and farmers are eligible for this free program.

Future dates will be announced in June. For more info please visit For more information please visit For more information or questions, call 732-905-3405.

The Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program is sponsored by the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Ocean County Department of Solid Waste Management. The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders are made up of Virginia E. Haines, Director; John P. Kelly, Deputy Director; Gerry P. Little; Gary Quinn; and Joseph H. Vicari.