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Household Special Waste collection update

(South Harrison, NJ)—Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, special rules have been put in place for the Household Special Waste collection day.

Gloucester County’s Household Special Waste Collection Day will take place rain or shine on Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gloucester County Solid Waste Complex 493 Monroeville Rd., South Harrison.

Materials will only be accepted at the South Harrison location.

“Staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic has allowed many residents to start organizing and cleaning their homes,” said Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger. “Our collections days allow our residents to get rid of their old items that cannot be placed in the regular trash. We have made it possible to hold our Household Special Waste collection day by implementing rules to keep residents and staff safe.”

The Gloucester County Solid Waste Complex in South Harrison asks all residents to:

• Please show drivers license through closed window at check in
• Keep all doors and windows closed at all times
• Stay in your vehicle at all times
• Place materials in your trunk or trunk bed. Staff will remove items from your vehicle. Workers will not enter the interior of your vehicle.

Participation is limited to Gloucester County residents only. Commercial deliveries are prohibited.

Accepted materials include oil paint, stains, motor oil, anti-freeze, solvents, fire extinguishers, lead acid and all rechargeable batteries, CFL bulbs, fluorescent tubes, ballasts, pesticides, kerosene, herbicides, cleaners, gasoline, turpentine, varnish, fertilizers, rat poisons, auto and floor care products, weed killers, lighter fluid, propane tanks, photo and pool chemicals. No latex paint or alkaline batteries will be accepted.

For more information on Household Special Waste, please call (856) 478-6045 or visit