The Department of Public Works provides the following services to the residents of Waterford Township: curbside collection of household trash and recycling, brush, white goods/metal and the seasonal vacuuming of of leaves.

The department installs and replaces street, safety and various other signs as needed in the township. Public Works is also responsible for the maintenance of township roads, recreational facilities and buildings & grounds, as well as, the maintenance and repair of all township vehicles.

Any questions regarding the services we provide please contact the Public Works Department.

Debris generated from whole tree removal, land clearing, home remodeling or construction is the responsibility of the contractor/property owner.

building 790 Burnt Mill Road
Atco, New Jersey 08004
staff Public Works Manager
Mike Micklasavage
clock icon Monday - Friday : 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
email icon Phone: (856) 767 - 2359 ext. 150
Fax: (856) 767 - 7687
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Annual CCR Report

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Holiday Collection Schedule

July Fourth - Routes will be collected ONE DAY BEHIND
Labor Day - Routes will be collected ONE DAY BEHIND
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday will be collected on Friday
Christmas Day - They are unaffected as it is a Sunday
New Year's Day - They are unaffected as it is a Sunday
The following debris are “COLLECTED CURBSIDE” by the township:

Brush will now be collected the first full week of each month on your scheduled trash day. Brush still needs to meet the pickup requirements. (tied in bundles not to exceed 4’ in length or placed in cans, both not to exceed 50lbs in weight) You will no longer need to call the office to schedule pickup. If your brush does not meet the requirements, it will not be picked up.

Only 2” in diameter and 4’ in length will be removed. ANY DEBRIS OVER this size IS NOT COLLECTED by the township. Christmas trees, bushes, hedges and other small trees not balled, with a maximum of 2” in diameter. ONLY TIED AND BUNDLED BRANCHES WILL BE REMOVED. Please call the the Department of Public Works to be placed on the pickup list.

Place curbside and call the Department of Public Works to be placed on the pickup list.
Heavy or Bulk Trash Pickup

Heavy or Bulk trash is collected on your regular trash day. The trash company will pick up 2 large items at a stop. For example: mattress, box spring, sofa, love seats, chairs, etc.
Heavy Metal Pickup

Heavy Metal pickup is done on Tuesdays by the Public Works Department. For pickup of appliances, grills, air condition units, etc. Please contact the office at 856-767-2359 by the end of business on Monday for pickup on Tuesday.

ARTICLES FOR DROP OFF @ PUBLIC WORKS FACILITY (790 Burnt Mill Road, Atco) 8:00 a.m. thru 3:00 p.m.
Used Motor Oil

Deliver in sealed containers for transfer to on site holding tank.
Electronic Recycling

All computers, monitors, laptops, portable computers and televisions CANNOT be disposed of in the garbage any longer. These items will be accepted in tact only - NO stripped units will be accepted.

For NJ DEP E-Cycle information please click the following link:   E-Cycle

See this website for the above link to NJ E-cycle (
Street Lights

The maintenance of street lights is the responsibility of Atlantic City Electric. Please go to and click on the “Outage Center” link.
Disposable Wipes

Flushing disposable wipes, diapers, feminine products and paper towels plug sewer lines.

Cleaning wipes, sanitary wipes, paper towels and feminine products are designed to function when wet. These products don’t break down in sewers and consequently can plug sewer service lines and mains.

Avoid sewer backups by throwing these items in the trash. Do not flush them down the toilet.

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