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Waste Services

ACUA recycling pickup every other Wednesday, 7 a.m.* includes glass, plastic, paper and cardboard.  Recycling saves money and protects our environment.

ACUA trash collection, weekdays 7 a.m.* as listed below:

  • Tuesday – Philadelphia Avenue west to Hamburg Avenue, from Atlantic Avenue to Lessig Street
  • Wednesday – Philadelphia Avenue east to Boston Avenue, from Atlantic Avenue to Fichte Street
  • Thursday – 11th Terrace east to Bremen Avenue, from Atlantic Avenue to Moss Mill Road; and Philadelphia Avenue east to Bremen Avenue, from Fichte Street north to Moss Mill Road.

Collection limited to household trash and two bulky waste items per household.  No construction debris or white goods will be collected.

For more information, contact the Atlantic County Utilities Authority at (609) 272-6960 or visit

*Trash and recyclable materials are to be placed at the rear of the property on the terrace after 5 p.m. the night before collection.  Trash and recycling receptacles are to be removed from the terraces no later than 8 p.m. the day of collection.

Show your community pride – Keep Egg Harbor City clean!