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Department of Solid Waste Management

Christmas Trees

Christmas trees are accepted at both the Northern and Southern Recycling Centers year-round during regular business hours (7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday).

Northern Recycling Center 535 South Oberlin Avenue
Southern Recycling Center Located at 379 Haywood Road, Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Some municipalities offer collection or drop-off services for leaves and brush, contact your local DPW Contacts by Municipality

The Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation will be collecting and recycling Christmas trees between December 26, 2020 and January 31, 2021.

For the 2023-2024 season, trees can be dropped off at designated areas in the following County Park locations:

Cattus Island County Park, 1170 Cattus Island Boulevard., Toms River Township
Cloverdale Farm County Park, 34 Cloverdale Road, Barnegat Township
Wells Mills County Park, 905 Route #532, Ocean Township
Ocean County Park, 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood Township
Beaver Dam County Park, 3430 Bridge Avenue, Point Pleasant
Jake Branch County Park, 1100 Double Trouble Road, Beachwood
Mill Creek County Park, 11 Chelsea Avenue, Berkeley Township
Enos Pond County Park, 330 East Lacey Road, Forked River
Robert J. Miller Airpark, 901 Route 530, Berkeley Township
Freedom Fields County Park, 1160 Route #539, Little Egg Harbor Township
Patriots County Park, 485 Bowman Road, Jackson Township
Stanley H."Tip" Seaman County Park, 120 Lakeside Drive, Tuckerton
A. Paul King County Park, 2 W. Bay Avenue, Stafford Township
Ocean County Golf Course at Atlantis, 261 Country Club Boulevard, Little Egg Harbor Township
Ocean County Golf Course at Forge Pond, 301 Chambers Bridge Avenue, Brick Township

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