Public Works

Spring Hydrant Flushing: April  1 - April 30 

Township Compost Facility on Creek Road Schedule

Leaf Collection Spring 2023

Leaf Collection Fall 2023

 601 E. Third St. 856-235-3520, Opt #2
  Emergency After Hours and Holidays call 856-235-0550
 Public Works Yard is open Mon thru Fri 8 AM to 3 PM, Saturdays 8 AM to Noon

Trash Collection / District:
Your District for all things to do with Public Works is determined by your Trash Day.
 If your trash is picked up on Monday, you are District 1
 If your trash is picked up on Tuesday, you are District 2
 If your trash is picked up on Wednesday, you are District 3
 If your trash is picked up on Thursday, you are District 4

To determine your trash district, click here. Once the map appears, choose Trash Zone to see districts. 
2023 Holiday Trash Schedule:
Martin Luther King Day - No Change.
President's Day - No Change.
Memorial Day - All Trash will be collected one day behind schedule.
Fourth of July - No trash collection Tuesday. Tuesday through Thursday routes collected one day behind schedule. Monday and Friday routes unaffected. 
Labor Day - All Trash will be collected one day behind schedule.
Columbus Day - No change. 
 Veteran's Day - TBA. 
Thanksgiving -  No Trash Thursday, Thursday & Friday Trash will be collected on Friday
Christmas Day - TBA. 
New Year's Day -  TBA. 
Residential Trash Collection:  Trash should be curbside by 7 AM the day of scheduled collection. The very earliest trash may be placed at the curb is dusk (or sunset) the day before.  Maximum weight is 60 pounds per container. Maximum capacity for trash cans/containers is 32 gallons.  

E-waste: Residents can drop off any electronic waste (e-waste) at the Public Works Yard. The yard is located at 601 E. Third Street. 

Bulk trash such as mattresses (must be wrapped in plastic), wood bed frames, furniture, rugs (tied and cut in 3' lengths) and similar items should be placed at the curb for collection on your regular trash day.  Residents should be reasonable in the amount of bulk items they place at the curb side on any one collection day.

Appliances, Scrap Metal and Tires.  Residents must call 856-235-3520 to schedule a pick up.  Material must be curbside by 7 AM on your scheduled pick up day.  These items may also be brought to the Public Works Center, SATURDAY only, between 8 AM and Noon.  (A maximum of two tires per household will be accepted on Saturday.)

Pursuant to State Storm water Management Regulations, debris may NOT be placed in the roadway or within 10 feet of storm drain outlets. 

DPW will collect brush that is 12" in diameter or less and cut in 3' lengths and neatly placed at the curb (not in the street). Brush must be kept on your own property and is NOT to be placed at the curb until the weekend before your scheduled pick up. Your brush must be put out no later than 7:00 AM on the Monday of your designated week and will be collected some time during that week.  THERE IS NO BRUSH COLLECTION DURING THE FALL LEAF SEASON.

If your trash is picked up on Monday (District 1), your brush collection will be the FIRST Monday of the month. 
If your trash is picked up on Tuesday (District 2), your brush collection will be the SECOND Monday of the month. 
If your trash is picked up on Wednesday (District 3), your brush collection will be the THIRD Monday of the month. 
If your trash is picked up on Thursday (District 4), your brush collection will be the FOURTH Monday of the month. 

GRASS CLIPPINGS, should be placed in trash cans or plastic bags and placed at the curb for pick up with your regular trash.  Keep in mind the weight limit of 60 lbs max.  You can also bring your grass clippings to the Public Works yard on Saturdays only between 8 and noon and place them into the DPW Trash Truck on location.

Creek Road Brush and Leaves:
Residents and their landscapers are permitted to take their brush and leaves to our Creek Road Facility.   The Creek Road Facility is open Monday thru Friday from 10 AM to 2 PM and every other Saturday from Noon to 4 PM.  You must get a permit from Public Works during the week days to gain access to the Creek Road Facility.  On Saturdays you will be required to show your license.  This service is only for Moorestown Residents and their Landscapers.

 Construction Debris:  Small amounts of residential construction debris from minor projects will be collected. Generally these projects produce less than 1 cubic yard (3' x 3' x 3") of waste. Construction debris from larger projects will not be collected and is the resident's and/or contractor's responsibility for proper removal and disposal. Residents may bring up to 1 cubic yard (3' x 3' x 3') of construction debris to the Public Works facility on Saturdays from 8 to Noon.

Concrete, concrete blocks or brick cannot be collected by Public Works - residents should take them to a private recycling center.

Hazardous Waste, Televisions, Electronics:  Public Works cannot accept these items. These materials may be disposed of through the Burlington County Resource Recovery Complex.  Please call them for details 609-499-5317.  The Scale House for TV's and Electronics # is 609-499-5300.

Recycling is done by the County every other Wednesday in the entire town. If your recycling is not collected, please call the Missed Recycling Hot Line Phone # 609-267-6889. For more details on how to Recycle, please visit  

View the 2022 Township Recycling Brochure

Hydrant Flushing:  Public Works flushes fire hydrants twice a year. 

Water Quality Reports