If you wish to contact the GTMUA (Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority) please call (856) 227-8666.
71 Landing Road,
Blackwood, N.J. 08012
P.O. Box 216,
Glendora, N.J. 08029-0216
856-227-5665 or 227-8666
Grass clippings (weekly 3/15-10/31)
Leaves (weekly 3/15-10/31
Recycling every other week
Air Conditioners, Freezers, Refrigerators, White Goods
Electronics, dropped off or call for picked up
Brush, Sod & Garden/Lawn Debris (every other week)
Leaves (every other week 11/1-3/14)
Grass (every other week 11/1- 3/14)
GTMUA SCREENED COMPOST AND TOPSOIL - For delivery to Gloucester Twp residents and businesses at wholesale prices, call us at 227-5665 or 227-8666.
The Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority (GTMUA) provides environmental and public works services for the residents of Gloucester Township.
The Ecology Center
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
Collection of Recyclable Materials
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 71 Landing Road. Excess recyclables may be brought to the center for proper recycling.
Municipal Sewer System
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.
GTMUA SCREENED COMPOST AND TOPSOIL
For delivery to Gloucester Township residents and businesses at wholesale prices, call us at 227-5665 or 227-8666.
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.
PURCHASING AN ADDITIONAL RECYCLING CONTAINER
If you need an additional 96-gallon recycling cart the fee is $35.00 which is only available through the GTMUA. All recycling 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 recyclable materials will be confiscated. Carts broken by Township crews will be repaired or replaced at the discretion of the GTMUA. If the carts are broken by a resident, they will be responsible for replacement or repair. Please, do not put any markings on your cart as it is township property; each cart has an identification number and a RFID tag that corresponds with your address.
**Please contact the GTMUA regarding recylcing issues at (856) 227-8666**
HOW TO RECYCLE
Use your cart space wisely, compress and flatten recyclables to maximize cart space. All recyclable material must fit in cart with the lid closed in order to be picked up; any recycling material left outside the recycling cart will not be collected. Any oversized cardboard that cannot be broken down, call GTMUA for a scheduled pickup. Township issued carts only, will be collected every other week at curb side. The newly supplied 96-gallon recycling cart is for glass, metal, plastic recyclables and all residential paper (No plastic trash bags). All containers should be empty and rinsed. See the list below.
The GTMUA now has a drop-off location for glass, metal, paper, cardboard and plastic materials at the GTMUA center located at 71 Landing Road. Excess recyclables may be brought to the center for proper recycling.
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 in Gloucester Township is done on a bi-weekly basis.
DO RECYCLE: glass containers that were previously used for food or beverages. The containers may be clear, brown, or green glass.
DO NOT INCLUDE: auto glass, ceramics, drinking glasses, window glass, mirrors, light bulbs or any broken glass.
DO RECYCLE: Aluminum, tin or bi-metal food and beverage containers.
DO NOT INCLUDE: aerosol cans, coat hangers, pots, pans or scrap metals.
DO RECYCLE: Plastic that displays either #1, #2, #4, #5, #7 inside the triangle recycling emblem on the bottom. These containers could have been used for juice, soda, water, milk and laundry detergent.
DO NOT INCLUDE: anti freeze or oil containers, butter tubs, flower pots, laundry buckets, plastic bags, plastic plates or utensils, syringes, vinyl and 5-gallon pails.
DO RECYCLE: Paper such as 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, clean pizza boxes, phone books, shredded paper*, text books (without hard covers) and work books also, all types of flattened/cut down corrugated cardboard (so cart will fully empty) that are not waxed or coated are recyclable.
DO NOT INCLUDE: foil or wax coated cardboard (ice cream containers and frozen juice cartons), napkins, paper cups, plates, tissues, towels.
*Please note: continue to put shredded paper in brown paper bag and staple closed, so it will not blow out of cart into the street while unloading.
Brush must be cut into 3-foot lengths and tied into bundles not to exceed 50 pounds each, as per Ordinance 55-7:C. Brush will be collected by Public Works during the week that includes a section's regular recycling day with the exception of Friday which will be picked up on Thursday.
Stumps are collected every 2-4 weeks. Residents are to notify the Public Works Department at 228-3144 prior to pick up.
Grass clippings are collected by the GTMUA WEEKLY for seven and a half months, from March 15 to October 31 (maximum of 20 bags per week). Clippings should be put in your yellow recycling bucket (maximum weight 40 pounds) or a paper bag and left untied.
Leaves will be collected by the GTMUA from March 15 to October 31 - weekly grass day (GTMUA); maximum of 20 bags per week.
DIRT/SOD & GARDEN/LAWN DEBRIS
Dirt/sod and garden/lawn debris (mulch, pulled grass/weeds, plants, and twigs) must be in a separate bag or container from grass/leaves (preferably paper and marked “Brush & Yard Debris”.) The bags should be left open, if tied or sealed our drivers will assume it is trash and move on. Notify the Public Works department for pick up if your bags are tagged by the GTMUA with a blue sticker. This collection by Public Works is on regular recycling day with the exception of Friday which will be picked up on Thursday.
REFRIGERATORS, FREEZERS, AIR CONDITIONER AND OTHER WHITE GOODS
Other recyclables, refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners are collected every Wednesday. Residents are urged to call the Public Works Department in advance at 228-3144 for scheduling pickup at curbside. Please remove refrigerator and freezer doors prior to leaving appliance at curbside.
MOTOR OIL, CAR BATTERIES AND ANTI-FREEZE
Motor oil, car batteries and anti-freeze may be brought to the Public Works Department at 1729 Erial Road (just past College Drive).
CONCRETE, BRICK OR RUBBLE
Concrete, brick or rubble may also be disposed of at the Public Works garage, but there is no curbside pick-up of this material. Residents must show the office personnel proof of Township residency and job-site verification. Limited to 1 pick-up load.
It is now mandatory to recycle all electronics as of January 1, 2011. Household electronics can be brought to the Public Works Building between the hours of 8 AM-4 PM, Monday through Thursday. Residents may call Public Works for large pick-ups. Proof of residency required.
We accept 15, 17, 19, 21 inch monitors, flat screens and all-in-ones; towers, desktops and laptops; uninterrupted power supply; keyboards, mouse and speakers; all type of wire; gold clip ends; printers, fax machines, scanners, modems, copy machines; all type of memory; any hard drives; fans and power supplies; mother, B, C, tweener and finger boards; AC adaptors, yokes and motor; plastic, baled or loose; aluminum, brass, light iron and copper; metals, baled or loose; any and all related computer parts; phones, cell phones, cell phone and laptop batteries; PC scrap and stereos (no wood); VCR's, DVD's, CD players, boomboxes; any audio and visual equipment, scanners and pagers; cash registers and scales (electronic or mechanical); rechargeable batteries; household appliance not containing compressors.
Includes other liquids, fuels, household cleaners, personal care products, pesticides or adhesives; chemicals and glues. Camden County has hazardous waste drop-off dates for 2013; website camdencounty.com or residents should call Camden County Division of Environmental Affairs @ (856) 858-5241 for more information on hazardous materials and disposal locations. One is scheduled in Gloucester Twp @ Camden County College, date to be announced. www.camdencounty.com
RECYCLING DAYS FOR 2013:
Check the schedule that follows to determine your designated recycling dates. Recyclables will be collected every other week (except grass and leaves which are picked up weekly, from March 15 through October 31). Your recyclables must be put out no earlier than 4:00 P.M. the day prior to collection, but no later than 5:00 A.M. on the collection day. A number in parenthesis, (Date)>new date, refers to a non-working holiday. Recyclables will be collected on the following work day. All other collection days on a holiday, recyclables should be put out as normal (Do not wait an extra day).
MONDAY 1:Blk Horse Pk (Front St. to Evesham Rd.), Evesham Rd. (Rt. 41 to Randy Rd.), Fernwood, Glendora, Whitebirch. Jan. 7, 21; Feb. 4, 18; Mar. 4, 18; Apr. 1, 15, 29; May 13, (27)>28; Jun. 10, 24; Jul. 8, 22; Aug. 5, 19; Sep. (2)>3, 16, 30; Oct. 14, 28; Nov.
11, 25; Dec. 9, 23.
MONDAY 2: Broadmoor West, Blk Horse Pk (Rt. 42 overpass to Front St.), Chews Landing Rd., Echo Park, Glen Oaks, Hider Lane, Hilltop, Kingswood Estates, Knights Bridge, Laurel Springs Gardens, Lower Landing Rd. (Rt. 42 overpass to Blk Horse Pk), Old Blk Horse Pk, Oxen Hill, Pine Run, Pristine Farms, St. James Court, Village of Chews Landing. Jan. 14, 28; Feb. 11, 25; Mar.11, 25; Apr. 8, 22; May 6, 20; Jun. 3, 17; Jul. 1, 15, 29; Aug. 12, 26; Sep. 9, 23; Oct. 7, 21; Nov. 4, 18; Dec. 2, 16, 30.
TUESDAY 1: Asten Ridge, Asten Woods, Brittany Woods, Cobblestone, Country Aire, Cross Keys Rd. (Johnson Rd. to Williamstown Rd.), Debbie Court, Felicia Court, Gloucester Farms, Jarvis Rd. (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. (Cross Keys Rd. to Jarvis Rd.), Spring Hollow, Spring Valley, Twin Streams, Valley Stream, Williamstown Rd. (Cross Keys Rd. to Jarvis), Woodhill, Woods Edge. Jan. 8, 22; Feb. 5, 19; Mar. 5, 19; Apr. 2, 16, 30; May 14, 28; Jun. 11, 25; Jul. 9, 23; Aug. 6, 20; Sep. 3, 17; Oct. 1, 15, 29; Nov. 12, 26; Dec. 10, 24.
TUESDAY 2: Breckenridge Village, Brookwood, Cottage Gate, Country Oaks, Cross Keys Rd. (Williamstown Rd. to Kearsley Rd.), Danbury Park, Dresden Downs, Erial Clementon Rd., Forest Ridge, Hickstown Rd. (Little Mill Rd. to Jarvis Rd.), Jarvis Rd. (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. (1)>2, 15, 29; Feb. 12, 26; Mar. 12, 26; Apr. 9, 23; May 7, 21; Jun. 4, 18; July 2, 16, 30; Aug. 13, 27; Sept.10, 24; Oct. 8, 22; Nov. 5, 19; Dec. 3, 17, 31
WEDNESDAY 1: Ballantree, Catalina Hills, Evesham Rd. (Randy Rd. to Englewood Dr.,) Trace Dr., Timberline, Wilson Tract, Somerdale Rd. (McKinley Ave. to Warwick Rd.) Jan. 9, 23; Feb. 6, 20; Mar. 6, 20; Apr. 3, 17; May 1, 15, 29; Jun. 12, 26; Jul. 10, 24; Aug. 7, 21; Sep. 4, 18; Oct. 2, 16, 30; Nov. 13, 27; Dec. 11, (25)>26.
WEDNESDAY 2: Autumn Court, Broadmoor, Charles Ave., Chewswyck, Eyres Place, Lampost Lane, Morgan Hill Estates, Somerdale Rd. (Chews Landing Rd. to McKinley Ave.), Somer Hill, Spring Ridge Court, Sterling Estates, Stonegate, Woodbridge. Jan. 2, 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.
THURSDAY 1: Ashford Glen, Asyla Rd. (Rt. 42 underpass to Erial Rd.), Brantley Way, Chestnut Glen (Highland Village), Clementona, Dunleigh, Reserve at Forest Meadows, Garwood Rd., Grenloch, Grenloch Little Gloucester Rd., (College Dr.), Hickstown Rd. (Sicklerville Rd. to Erial Rd.), Lambs Terrace, Marcia Ct., Morningstar Ct., On the Green, Peter Cheeseman Rd., Raintree, Revere Run II, Sicklerville Rd. (Jarvis Rd. to Rt. 42 overpass), Stonebridge, Terrestria, Williamstown Rd. (Jarvis Rd. to New Brooklyn Rd.), Woodshire, Wyntree. Jan. 10, 24; Feb. 7, 21; Mar. 7, 21; Apr. 4, 18; May 2, 16, 30; Jun. 13, 27; Jul. 11, 25; Aug. 8, 22; Sep. 5, 19; Oct. 3, 17, 31; Nov. 14, (28)>29; Dec. 12, 26.
THURSDAY 2: Blackwood Clementon Rd. (Little Gloucester to Laurel Rd.), Briar Lake, Cameron Circle, Cherrywood, Daystar, Deer Park, Downs Ave., Erial Rd. (Garwood to Little Gloucester), Fox Chase, Greenbriar, Hickstown Rd. (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. 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.
FRIDAY 1: Amber Ct., Asyla Rd. (Blk Horse Pk to Rt. 42 underpass), Blkwood, Blkwood Estates, Blk Horse Pk (Grenloch Little Glo Rd. to Clementon Ave.), Church St. (& all off streets), Fanelli Lane, Grenloch Manor, Lakeland Rd., Liberty Park (Blkwd Manor). Jan. 11, 25; Feb. 8, 22; Mar. 8 22; Apr. 5, 19; May 3, 17, 31; June 14, 28; July 12, 26; Aug. 9, 23; Sept. 6, 20; Oct. 4, 18; Nov. 1, 15, 29; Dec. 13, 27.
FRIDAY 2: Almonesson Rd., Blk Horse Pk (Clementon Ave. to Rt. 42 overpass), Blenheim, Blenheim Farms, Brooklyn Ct., Coles Hill, Coles Rd., Erial Rd., (Little Gloucester Rd. to Blackwood Clementon Rd.), Highland Park, Foxboro, Glen Eagles, Good Intent Rd., Little Gloucester Rd., Lower Landing Rd. (Almonesson Rd. to Rt. 42 overpass), Peters Walk, Players Place, Tall Oaks, Timber Cove, Valley Brook, Woodmill Pond. Jan. 4, 18; Feb. 1, 15; Mar. 1, 15, 29; Apr. 12, 26; May 10, 24; June 7, 21; July 5, 19; Aug. 2, 16, 30; Sept. 13, 27; Oct. 11, 25; Nov. 8, 22; Dec. 6, 20.
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 15ft 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 purchased from the GTMUA for $35.
See telephone number below.
GTMUA 856-227-5665 or 227-8666
Grass clippings (weekly 3/15-10/31)
Leaves (weekly 3/15-10/31
Recycling every other week