Bulk Waste, Compost, & Other Waste or Recycling

Bulk waste will be collected (3 items max per pick up) on the second garbage day of the week according to your zone. 

Bulk waste includes: Carpeting, Couches, Dressers, Large chairs, Mattresses or box springs wrapped in plastic, Mirrors, Padding, Rugs, Wooden bed frames, Wooden bookcases, 

Bulk waste does not include: TVs, Electronics, White goods (refrigerators, stoves, freezers, etc), Yard waste

Christmas Trees


Televisions and other electronics may be dropped off at the Asbury Park Recycling Center.

Televisions and other electronics include: Computers, Monitors, Printers, Scanners, Copiers, Stereos, VCRs, DVD players, Cell phones, Cameras, Wires, Cables

Please note that pick-up by Public Works is not available for televisions.

Tire Drop Off: Monmouth County Reclamation Center

Free tire drop off (18 inches or less with no rims) for Monmouth County residents only. A resident ID is required. Limit of 8 car tires.

Drop off at Monmouth County Reclamation Center. Use Gate A.

For more information, call the Monmouth County Reclamation Center at 732-683-8686 or visit the Monmouth County Reclamation Center website.

White Goods

A resident must contact the Department of Public Works (DPW) at 732-775-0900 to schedule the pick-up of white goods. A maximum of five items will be collected with each pick-up.

White goods include: Air conditioners, All metal items, BBQ grills, Freezers, Metal tables, Refrigerators, Stoves

Yard Waste & Grass Clippings

Yard waste includes: Brush, Hedges, Old flowers/plants, Shrubs, Vines, Grass, leaves, and dirt are not to be included.

  • Put yard waste in bags and place curbside for pick up on your scheduled garbage day.
  • Branches can be placed curbside for pick up on your scheduled garbage day. Branches must be tied in bundles no heavier than 60 pounds and no longer than 4 feet.
  • The City does not pick up tree stumps.
  • Cut grass and leave it on your lawn or use it for composting. Grass clippings will not be picked up and are not accepted at our Recycling Center.

Leaf Collection

Dates: Leaves are collected weekly between October 15th to December 31st. 

Collection Requirements

  • Place leaves in either biodegradable leaf bags or loose in piles at curbside, leaving a 6-inch gap between leaf piles and the curb to allow stormwater to flow through. Leaves will be picked up weekly.
  • Do not place leaf piles within 10 feet of storm inlets or rake leaves into the street as gutters and storm sewers can become blocked causing localized flooding during moderate-to-heavy rainfall.
  • Clean leaf piles only. Do not include branches, grass clippings, dirt, or brush in leaf piles. If leaf piles are dirty, they will not be picked up.


Contact the Department of Public Works with questions at 732-775-0900.