Jennifer M. Smith, Certified Recycling Professional
Certified Clean Communities Coordinator
Phone: (609) 298-0073

Gina F. Ficarotta, Certified Clean Communities Coordinator
Certified Recycling Professional
Phone: (609) 298-0604 ext. 4
Office Hours: 9:00AM to 4:00PM

**NEW** Effective fall 2023, Burlington County will now pick up pizza boxes with normal recycling!

IMPORTANT: Don’t forget – effective May 4, 2022, New Jersey retail stores, grocery stores and food service businesses may not provide or sell single-use plastic carryout bags and Styrofoam food service products. For more details, visit: the NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s “Get Past Plastic” website.

Additionally, as of November 4, 2021, plastic straws may be provided by retailers only upon the request of the customer. To learn more, check out NJDEP Commissioner LaTourette’s Skip The Straw video

Business and Institution Recycling Requirements for Burlington County

2023-24 Burlington County Recycling Brochure and Bordentown City Pick-Up Schedule

Bordentown City Recycling Resource Guide – BCEC

Take a Tour of Burlington County’s Recycling Facility

Burlington County’s Single Stream System

Download Recycle Coach for Up To Date Recycling Information

How To Safely Recycle Batteries

Shredded Paper Dropoff At County Resource Center

Safe Syringe Disposal Guidelines

Ewaste (Computer/TV) Recycling

Recycling Frequently Asked Questions

Interesting Facts:

  • One ton of recycled cardboard saves 46 gallons of oil
  • 2.5 million plastic bottles are thrown away every hour in America
  • Enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the earth four times
  • More than 28 billion glass bottles and jars go to landfills every year; that’s enough to fill two Empire State buildings every three weeks
  • Each ton of recycled paper can save more than 17 mature trees


    The City is always open to community involvement so we would love to hear from our residents. If you have any suggestions for community events, ideas on how to improve our recycling efforts, or problems with the county-run recycling service, please feel free to contact Gina Ficarotta, Bordentown City Recycling Coordinator, at:

    101 E. Park Street
    Bordentown, NJ 08505
    City Administration Building
    PO Box 395
    Bordentown, NJ 08505