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Clothing is accepted for recycling at the County's Northern and Southern Recycling Centers @ the designated clothing bins. Residents may drop off clothing at bins located within the 24-Hour Resident Drop Off Centers at either facility (no cost).

- Northern Recycling center located at 601 New Hampshire Avenue, Lakewood, NJ Drop off 24/7
- Southern Recycling Center located at 379 Haywood Road, Manahawkin, NJ 08050 The 24-Hour Resident Drop Off.

24-Hour Resident Recycling Drop-Off Areas remain open on all holidays.

Blankets, bed sheets and towels are accepted at Ocean County Animal Shelters

Fabric (Unwearable Items):
Ocean County Animal Shelters Blankets, towels, bed sheets, & pet toys are always welcome!
Helpsy Company finds a way to recycle, reuse, or repurpose textile. They have bins all over ocean county.
The Bra Recyclers: Company finds a way to recycle, reuse, or repurpose bras. Mail old bras directly to them.
H&M Drop off textiles from any brand, in any condition, at any H&M store globally and they’ll recycle it for you.
Blue Jeans Go Green Company recycles jeans, turning them into wall insulation.

Give Back Box

Access here our list of Accepted Special Waste - Recycling Drop Off Program