2400 Voorhees Town Center | Voorhees, New Jersey 08043
(856) 882 - 5200 | M - F: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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What Is Recyclable

Glass Only food or beverage jars/bottles of a clear, amber or green color. The lids of these containers are not recycled. Place the lids in your regular trash
Cans Aluminum food / beverage containers (soda, beer, vegetable, coffee, soup, pet, etc.)
Plastics Milk, water, soda, cooking/salad oil, detergent, shampoo, bleach bottles, grocery bags, sandwich bags, Tupperware, etc. Any container that has a #1; #2; #4; #5; & #7 in the recycling icon that is usually found on the bottom of the container
Paper Newspapers, magazines, junk mail, pizza boxes, cereal boxes, wrapping paper, milk cartons, juice cartons, cardboard (free from debris), shredded paper (placed in a paper bag)
What Is NOT Recyclable

Glass Ceramic items (cups, plates, etc.), broken glass, plate glass, light bulbs, mirrors, drinking glasses and vases
Cans Aerosol cans, hangers, aluminum foil, aluminum dishes, pots, pans and household scrap metal
Plastics Bakery product containers, disposable cutlery, cooking oil bottles and any container with the #3 and/or #6 inside the recycling icon, which is usually found on the bottom of the container
Other Buckets, antifreeze bottles, used motor oil containers, diapers, styrofoam, or microwave dishes


Contaminating your glass/cans/plastics/paper recycling container with the non-recyclable items listed above limits the township's ability to look for disposal companies with the lowest cost per ton.

If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Department at (856) 428 - 5499