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Twice-Weekly Trash, Recycling Collection Starts for Summer


The summer trash and recycling collection schedule starts on Monday, June 15, and continues through Sept. 12. 

The schedule includes twice-weekly pickup:

  • Longport Bridge to north end of 9th Street: Monday and Thursday (yard waste Thursday)
  • South side of 9th Street to north side of 28th Street: Tuesday and Friday (yard waste Tuesday)
  • South side of 28th Street to 59th Street: Wednesday and Saturday (yard waste Wednesday)

Containers must be 32 gallons or less. Recycling and yard waste cannot be placed in plastic bags and must be placed in labeled containers. Labels are available for free at City Hall (9th Street and Asbury Avenue) or the Knight Building (12th Street and Haven Avenue). Please read our “Recycling Do’s and Don’ts.” 

The regular schedule for pickup continues on Independence Day and Labor Day. The only holidays that interrupt the regular schedule in Ocean City are Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.