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Sustainability + Recycling

 

UPDATE 9/27

E-WASTE ( ELECTRONIC WASTE) : DO NOT PLACE AT THE CURB

E-Waste Update:

 

The Township is - once again – able to collect items such as televisions, cell phones, or “anything with a plug” at the Department of Public Works located at 504 Oneida Ave. Residents may also dispose of e-waste at the following locations:

 

Magnum “Thanks For Being Green”

Call: 856-333-0991

 

Goodwill Industries

http://goodwillnj.org/material-donations/

 

Best Buy

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Global-Promotions/Recycling-Electronics/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat149900050025

 

For more information about Camden County collections, go to:

http://www.camdencounty.com/parks/recycling-info/electronic-recycling-collection-events

 

 

 

 

 

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SUSTAINABLE HADDON:

Haddon Township is a SILVER certified Sustainable Jersey community.

Haddon Township is one of only 27 communities in New Jersey to have achieved a silver level of certification. (Currently, a gold level of certification does not exist.) To become Sustainable Jersey certified, the Township had to complete a balance of rigorous sustainability actions. To get involved with the Township’s Green Team and sustainability initiatives or to receive updates on sustainable happenings, contact Barbara Prince, email bprince@haddontwp.com or call 856-833-6262. Find out more about green happenings on our Facebook page!

 

 

GET GREEN, GOING GREEN! 

Is your Township organization looking to raise funds?

 

Local organizations can assist the Township’s Environmental Commission with scheduled monthly clean ups and earn up to $500 keeping the Township clean and green! Funding is limited and must be prescheduled. For details, contact Clean Communities Coordinator Barbara Prince, bprince@haddontwp.com  or 833-6262. Preference will be given to groups that have not received a grant in the past, and are a first come basis.

 

 

RECYCLING: 2016 Recycling Guidelines Poster

Haddon Township participates in a single stream recycling program. Single stream recycling enables residents to place all paper/cardboard and commingled materials (glass, all plastics except #3 and #6, milk and juice cartons, aluminum and steel) together in one recycling container.

2016 CAMDEN COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION:

Find out how to properly dispose of  items such as oil-based paint and other hazardous, household items, click here .

For a full list of Camden County collection dates, times, and locations, click here.

 

 Electronic waste, commonly referred to as e-waste, is the largest and fastest growing waste stream, thus prompting the State of New Jersey to mandate the recycling of these items which took effect in January of 2011 (N.J.S.A. 13:1E99.  Et seq.).

COMPOSTING: Haddon Township offers $25.00 Earth Machine composters to residents.

Composters may be obtained Monday through Friday at the Department of Public Works between the hours of 7 AM and 3PM. Cash or check only.

To learn more about the benefits of composting, click here.