Trash & Recycling


  • Pick up is every Wednesday.
  • Place robocan at curb on Tuesday night.
  • Robocan is emptied by truck's mechanical arm; be sure nothing is blocking access to robocan.
  • Only 1 robocan per house is permitted.


  • Pickup is every other Wednesday. See Calendar on Borough website for pickup days.
  • Place recycling at curb on Tuesday night.
  • Recycling cannot be in plastic bags or it will not be picked up. There cannot be plastic bags inside your recycling container or it will not be emptied.
  • Contractor cannot pickup recyclables with trash.
  • Corrugated cardboard is designated as recyclable.
  • You can use more than one recycling container.

Click here for Monmouth County Reclamation Center

Click here for Recycling Guide

Stormwater Management

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Used Electronic Equipment - Revised 2/25/19

Used electronic equipment can be dropped off at the Goodwill in Allentown, located at 86 Route 526 (next to the firehouse). Hours are Mon-Sat 8-7 pm, Sunday 10-6 pm. Hightstown Borough can no longer accept electronics.