Lakewood Residents – Free Hazardous Waste Disposal Date Announced

Posted on February 7, 2023 By

Phil Roux, the Lakewood Township director of Public Works, announced that residents can dispose of household hazardous waste in Lakewood, Sunday, March 26, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Lakewood Department of Public Works, 1 America Avenue. Preregistration is required either online at or by calling 732-506-5047.

This event is sponsored by the Ocean County Board of Commissioners and the Department of Solid Waste Management.

Acceptable household hazardous waste in their original containers except for oil and gasoline includes aerosols, auto products, cleaning products, chemicals/pool chemicals, fluorescent bulbs, fire extinguishers, gasoline, herbicides and pesticides, mercury-containing devices (thermostats), paint thinners, polyurethanes and polishes, propane tanks, stains and varnishes.

Materials that are NOT acceptable are asbestos; electronics; cylinders such as oxygen tanks; radioactive materials, such as smoke detectors; infectious waste; explosives, including boat flares, gunpowder, fireworks; and scrap metal.

For other household hazardous waste disposal dates and locations, visit For more information, call Lakewood Public Works at 732-905-3405 or 732-506-5047. Email