The Atlantic County Environmental Health Unit is responsible for investigating and monitoring environmental health concerns in all Atlantic County municipalities except for Atlantic City.
201 South Shore Road, Stillwater Building
Northfield
New Jersey
08225
United States
+1 (609) 645-5971 +1 (609) 645-5923

Department of Human Services

Division of Public Health

Environmental Health

Solid Waste Control Program

Pursuant to the County Environmental Health Act (CEHA), the Environmental Health Unit inspects solid waste disposal and recycling facilities. These include:


- Sanitary Landfills
- Transfer Stations
- Compost Facilities
- Convenience Centers

The Unit also investigates reports of improper solid waste storage, transportation and disposal received from the public and the NJDEP. These reports may include illegal dumping or burial of solid waste. Anyone with information about the illegal disposal of solid or hazardous waste are urged to call 1-800-533-DUMP, or 645-5971. Cash rewards will be given for any tip leading to the conviction of an illegal dumper. The Unit may also initiate enforcement actions that include issuance of penalties and signing court complaints.

For information regarding solid waste disposal, recycling days in your community or dates of the next household hazardous waste collection day, please click www.acua.com to find out about services provided by the Atlantic County Utilities Authority.


Legal References:
N.J.S.A. 13:1E-1 et seq. - Solid Waste Management Act
N.J.A.C. 7:26-1 et seq.

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