Divisions of Sanitation, Roads, Buildings & Grounds
Public Works Administrative Assistant/Recycling Coordinator:
|Trash Removal||Hazardous Materials||Roads||Snow Removal||Leaf Removal & Brush Collection|
Due to safety concerns relating to above ground utility wires, Medford Township is requesting that residents do Not place their trash containers under any hanging utility wires. In many areas our automated trash truck simply do not have enough clearance to safely and effectively lift and dump the cans.
Medford Township appreciates your cooperation on this very important safety issue.
Automated Trash Removal & Bulk Collection
Bulk Collection must be scheduled by Monday 12:00 noon prior to the Wednesday of your pick up week. To schedule please e-mail BulkPickup@medfordtownship.com or call Judy Scherf at 609-654-2608 ext. 322. There are restrictions such as no construction debris, appliances, no metals, no bags of trash for any other information please call.
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THE GARAGE WILL BE OPEN THE 3RD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH FROM 7AM TO 12 NOON.
Saturday Dates are: January 18, February 15, March 15, *April 26, May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16,
September 20, October 18, November 15, December 20
THE GARAGE WILL BE OPEN EVERY TUESDAY FROM 7:30AM - 11:30 AM AND
EVERY THURSDAY FROM 11:30AM - 3:00PM
TELEVISIONS & COMPUTERS MUST BE TAKEN TO THE GARAGE. THE STATE HAS BANNED THEM FROM THE LANDFILLS.
Curbside once a week no later than 6:00 a.m. and removed by 6:00 pm the day of the collection. Container handles should face the house and be at least 3 feet away from mailboxes or lamp post to avoid damage to both. Place container clear of cars, trees and recycling pails. No container shall be placed at the roadside earlier than the evening of the day preceding a scheduled collection day. Containers must be free of recyclables.
Residents are reminded that basketball hoops and poles are not permitted in the right-of-way. You will be liable for any damages caused by their presence. Also, portable basketball sets should not be left in the right-of-way.
Hazardous Waste Materials
Some now accepted locally; see the announcement at the bottom of this page. Or, contact the Burlington County Hazardous Waste Site. - Call (609) 499-5200
For recycling information please go to the top of the page, left side and click on recycling.
Roads, Drainage Call Public Works Dept. at 654-2608 x 322
· County roads cleared by Burlington County Highway Dept.
· Local roads cleared according to volume; cul-de-sacs and courts serviced after priority roads.
· Railroad ties, sprinkler heads, curbing, etc., by the road edge should be marked with reflective markers that are 24" to 36" in height so they can be seen by the snow plow driver. The Township is not responsible for damage if area is not marked.
Leaf Program & Brush Program
Brush Collection Program
Brush collection is completed for 2013
Leaf Collection Program
Leaf Collection began in Zone 5 on January 13th.
Courtesy signs will be placed in each zone in advance of the start of pick-up in each Zone. Progress updates will also be sent out via the NIXLE notification system. Residents are strongly encouraged to register for e-mails and/or text messages for these and other public safety notifications at www.NIXLE.com.
The Township administration reminds residents of the requirements for leaf collection as included in the Medford Solid Waste Ordinance (82-4D) and the NJ State Stormwater Management Regulations. Major provisions in Ordinance 82-4 are as follows:
(1) Leaves can be placed curbside now. Any leaves placed curbside after the Township has picked-up in a Zone will be the sole responsibility of the homeowner to remove. For those residents scheduled for a later pick-up, Township officials remind you that leaves left out too soon could create a fire hazard.
(2) Leaves must not be placed within ten (10) feet from any storm sewer.
(3) Leaves must be piled away from the curb or edge of the property to allow for water runoff during storms, but not be placed any further than six (6) feet from the edge of the roadway. At no time should leaves be placed in the roadway. This will help alleviate traffic and pedestrian/bike hazards.
(4) Any leaves generated by professional landscapers, contractors, or anyone hired by a homeowner, must be removed by same.
In the past, the Township has encountered delays with leaf collection due to non-compliance with Township requirements, which impacts the Public Works Department’s ability to deliver prompt and efficient service. Residents that do not follow the above procedures are reminded that leaves will not be picked up. The full provisions of Ordinance 82-D can be found on the Medford website utilizing the "Council and Administration link" to Administrative Codes.
In a continuing effort to service residents wishing to dispose of leaves, the Medford Township Public Works Garage/Yard/Dump. Located at 2 Commonwealth Drive, will accept leaves daily from 7 am until 1 pm. Residents must provide proof of residency to gain access to the drop-off point. Absolutely no contractors will be permitted to drop off any items. Residents arriving at the drop-off area in a commercial vehicle will be asked to sign a form stating that all materials are from their personal residence and not commercially generated items.
Residents may also contact the Department of Public Works at 609-654-2608 x322 for additional information.
The Medford Township Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Site,
located at the Township Garage off of Commonwealth Drive, is available
to all township residents. Materials from businesses will not
These household hazardous waste materials are acceptable
Aerosols * Latex Paint * Antifreeze * Oil Base Paint * All Batteries * Solvents * Fluorescent Lights * Driveway Sealers * Fluorescent Ballasts * Used Motor Oil
The above are the only materials permitted for disposal. All other materials must be taken to the Burlington County Household Hazardous Waste site in Columbus, New Jersey. You may call them at 499-5200 to schedule an appointment.
Residents will then be requested to provide proof of township residency in addition to completing a form with their name, address, signature and type of waste, confirming that it was generated by a household.
Once the form is completed the material can be removed from your vehicle and will be immediately placed in the containment storage area. The material and form will be sent to the Burlington County Household Hazardous Waste site.