Borough of Highlands, NJ
  40.40422oN by 73.990674oW

 
Public Notices
Public Hearing Notice Re Rate Increase Request New Jersey American Water (pdf)
Temporary Water Treatment Changes in Monmouth and Ocean County (pdf)
JP&L Public Hearing Notice February 11 2020 (pdf)
Monmouth County Health Department welcomes Highlands
Planning Board, DEP notice (pdf)
HHRS Strategic Planning Meeting
Election Recount Public Notice
2020 Census Letter from Congressman Pallone (pdf)
Public Hearing Notice Borough of Highlands Ordinance 0 19 21 (pdf)
Public Hearing Notice Borough of Highlands Ordinance 0 19 20 (pdf)
Public Hearing Notice Borough of Highlands Ordinance 0 19 19 (pdf)
Cable Franchise Notice of Hearing for 11 13 19 (pdf)
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (pdf)
Short Term Rental Application 2019 (pdf)
MCRHC Health Officer Press Release - Measles
Monmouth County Social Services Child Care Resources (pdf)
Shadow Lawn Redevelopment Plan (pdf)
Captains Cove Redevelopment Plan (pdf)
Oct. 25 19-091 NJ 15776 SBA Offers Disaster Assistance for NJ (pdf)
Archived Public Notices


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Refuse and Recycling

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REFUSE AND RECYCLING INFORMATION
Residential Items

ITEM WHERE HOW
Aerosol cans (empty) Curbside with cans & bottles
Aluminum cans (rinsed) Curbside commingled with bottles
Anti freeze (Note 1) DO NOT DUMP
Appliances (Notes 2 and 4)  
Batteries (auto/boat) Recycling yard during regular yard hours
Batteries (home) Recycling yard & any seller  
Books Recycling yard remove binders
Brush (Note 7) bundled & tied
Cardboard Curbside knocked down, flattened & tied
collected on recycling days
Catalogs & flyers Recycling yard with mixed paper (note 6)
Computers & Electronics Not accepted by Highlands See Computers & Electronics Recycling Flyer.pdf
Construction debris Use own hauler not accepted by Highlands
Food waste In the trash try composting
Fuel (gas, diesel, heating) (Note 1) DO NOT DUMP
Furniture (non metal) Curbside bulk pick-up day
Furniture (metal) Curbside as above or bring to yard
Glass containers Curbside or yard commingled with cans
Grass clippings Not accepted cut it and leave it (mulch)
Junk Mail Recycling yard with mixed paper
Leaves (Note 7) try composting or mulching
Magazines Recycling yard with mixed paper (note 6)
Motor oil Recycling yard or any garage or marina
Newsprint (any color) Curbside includes glossies & flyers
Office paper Recycling yard with mixed paper (note 6)
Paint cans (oil or latex) (note 3)
Pesticides (Note 1) try organic alternative
Plastic bags With trash some supermarkets
Plastic bottles Curbside with cans
Propane tanks (Note 1) DO NOT DUMP
Scrap metal Recycling yard  
Telephone books Recycling yard with mixed paper (note 6)
Tin cans Curbside with cans and bottles
Tires Not accepted leave with seller
Tree stumps Small - as yard debris use own hauler
Yard debris (Note 7)  

DO NOT PLACE PLASTIC OR PAPER BAGS IN ANY RECYCLING CONTAINERS!!!
RINSE ALL CONTAINERS AND REMOVE ALL TOPS


Recycling Yard Hours
M-F 1p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat 9a.m. - 1 p.m.

NOTES:
1.
To contact the Monmouth County Hazardous Waste Disposal
Call (732) 922-2234 (visit MCHWD website)
 
2.
Small ones in trash, large at curbside on your bulk day. Those designed to contain freon see note 4.
 
3.
If contents are less than 1" place in trash. If clean, place in cans & bottles. Oil based with more than 1" is considered hazardous waste, see note 1. Do not recycle or put in trash.
 
4.
Those items such as refrigerators, AC units, freezers, etc, designed to contain freon , must have a disposal sticker (obtainable for $20.00 from Borough hall) and can be either placed at the curb for bulk pick-up on your zone's scheduled Bulk pick days or brought to the recycling yard.
 
5.
The neck must be smaller than the base
 
6.
Place in large red containers where provided (multi families)
 
7.
Yard debris - Leaves & misc debris - collected at curb (see your zone schedule)
Grass clippings - not collected.
Branches - bundled, not longer than 48" or 4" diameter
Stumps - small ones (only) at curb. Large ones by own hauler.