Recycling and Trash Collection
Trash and Recycling collection services for the City of Absecon are provided by the Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA).
Items must be out before 7:00 AM on the day of pick up.
Containers, when full, may not weigh more than 50 lbs. Containers weighing more than 50 lbs. will not be emptied. Carts are dumped using a hydraulic tipper and do not require the same weight restrictions.
ACUA will no longer empty drums and barrels of any size for recycling, trash, or yard waste.
Most Atlantic County residents are eligible to receive one 20-gallon recycling bucket per year at no cost. If using a non-ACUA recycling container, please ensure it is clearly marked for recycling. You can click here to request stickers online.
|Frequently Asked Questions:|
What is bulk waste?
Most large items that cannot fit into your regular trash can are considered bulky waste. Examples include:
Other items considered bulky waste that can be brought to the ACUA facilities for disposal include:
For bulky waste disposal rates and hours of operation at the ACUA, click here.
Bulky waste DOES NOT include:
What is yard waste?
Yard Waste Includes:
Yard Waste DOES NOT include:
These items can be disposed of in your regular trash.