Trash & Recycling

Public Works - Trash & Recycling

Text “Collingswood” to 888777 to receive Borough updates sent to your smartphone.

Place solid waste (trash) and recyclables curbside after 5pm on the night before pickup or before 6am on your collection day.

Trash/Solid Waste Collection
Effective Nov. 1, 2021, Interstate Waste Services handles solid waste collection. To report trash pickup issues, contact Interstate Waste Services (Greg Fite, Residential Dispatcher) directly at 862-902-5045 or email

  • Bulk items (household goods such as furniture, etc.) may be discarded with normal trash pickup. Limit of 2 items per week.
  • Construction debris is not permitted curbside.
  • Cathode-ray (tube) TVs cannot be left curbside.
  • Electronic devices with a battery or cord can be disposed of at Magnum Recycling in Pennsauken (856-333-0991) or at countywide recycling events.
  • For appliance disposal, contact Armor Metals and Recycling (856-665-5715).

Collingswood uses semi-automatic trash collection that accommodates all trash can sizes. Information about how our trash service has changed, costs and an overall update in video.  For video click here  

The Borough of Collingswood handles recycling collection. To report recycling pickup issues, contact Collingswood Public Works at 856-858-0533,, or through the Resident Self Service Portal.

-Collingswood recycling is single stream. Mix all your recycling into one container - glass, paper and plastics can all be mixed in your blue recycling container.
-You can recycle rigid plastics #1 & 2 (no bags or caps or other numbered plastics).
-Bagged or contaminated (with materials that are not recyclable) recycling may be left curbside.
-See the County’s recycling guide here. 
-If you need an additional recycling container, please stop by the Public Works Department at 713 N. Atlantic Ave. (next to the water towers) between 7am and 3pm.

Collection Schedule
There are six holidays that collection will not take place: NEW YEAR’S DAY, MEMORIAL DAY, JULY 4TH, LABOR DAY, THANKSGIVING DAY and CHRISTMAS DAY.

View the trash & recycling collection route map here.

Browning Road to White Horse Pike
Collings Avenue to High Speed Line (PATCO)
White Horse Pike to Champion Avenue
Newton Avenue to Crescent Boulevard
Includes Woodlynne Avenue (Clay) and 300/400 blocks of Park Avenue

Bellevue Terrace up to and including Knight Avenue
PATCO High Speed Line to South Cooper River Drive

WEDNEDAY - No pickup

High Speed Line (PATCO) to S. Newton Lake Drive
Lakeview Drive to Haddon Township Border
Bettlewood Avenue to Browning Road
Collings Avenue to N. Newton Lake Drive

Harvard Avenue to Haddon Township Border
PATCO High Speed Line to Haddon Township Border and South Cooper River Drive
Maple and Highland Avenues from Knight Avenue to Woodlawn Avenue