Your Public Works Yard
The Evesham Township Public Works Yard is located at 100 Sharp Road. The yard is open Monday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Any resident of Evesham Township may utilize the Public Works Yard to dispose of / recycle many (but not all) of the items and materials from their homes.
Summary of items that Evesham Residents can bring to the Public Works Yard
- Trash & bulk trash items
- Paper, cardboard (same items Burlington County collects curbside)
- Bottles, cans & cartons from milk, juice and broth (same items Burlington County ounty collects curbside)
- Separated yard waste (separate areas for grass, brush and leaves)
- Electronics (anything with a plug, laptops, personal computers, monitors, televisions, cell phones, hand held readers, tablets)
- Metal items and appliances
- Small amounts of concrete, brick, asphalt
- Used Clothing, curtains, belts, purses, shoes, sneakers, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, stuffed animals.
- Hazardous Items (1st Saturday of the Month)**
- Pressure Treated Wood***
- Construction Debris (Small amounts from residential projects)****
*Car Tires have a nominal fee for the disposal to offset their high disposal cost. One car tire is $3. One car tire with rim is $4. One truck tire is $10. One truck tire with rim is $12. Exact change would be appreciated. Payment can only be accepted Mondays through Fridays. Please come into the Public Works Office to pay. A maximum of five tires can be taken at one time. If a resident has more than five tires, they need to be taken to the Burlington County Resource Recovery Complex.
** Hazardous Household Waste items are accepted at the Public Works Yard on the first Saturday of every month. Hazardous Household waste include the following: Paint, paint thinner, fluorescent light bulbs, car batteries, motorcycle batteries, SLA (sealed lead-acid) batteries, lithium batteries, rechargeable batteries, toxic chemicals, aerosols, thermostats, antifreeze and oil.
*** Pressure Treated Wood contains hazardous chemicals. State law prohibits this wood from being collected with bulk trash. Residents may bring pressure treated wood to the Public Works Yard on Mondays or Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is a designated area in the yard for disposal.
****Construction Debris (small amounts from residential projects) is accepted from RESIDENTS ONLY at the Public Works Yard no more than two times per year. The total volume of material shall not exceed a weight of approximately 500 pounds. The township will only receive these materials on Saturdays and Mondays between between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m.
It is no longer necessary to recycle regular A, AA, C and D alkaline batteries. Manufacturers have been mandated to reduce the level of mercury in them and they may now be thrown away in your regular trash.
Unused or Excess Medications:
Unused or excess medications are NOT accepted in curbside trash collection, curbside recycling collection or at the Public Works Yard.
Instead, members of the public are invited to visit the Project Medicine Drop site located in the front lobby of the Evesham Township Police Department (984 Tuckerton Road) to drop off any unused prescription medications anonymously and with no questions asked. The ETPD Project Medicine Drop site make this service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
Safe Syringe Disposal:
To find location nearest you for the Virtua Health Safe Syringe Program, call toll-free at 1-888-virtua3 (1-888-847-8823), Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Participants receive a sterile, durable container to dispose of used sharps. Syringes fit into the container without the needle needing to be broken or recapped. When the container is full, return it for a new container to the Virtua Health location where it was obtained. Bio Systems will dispose of the filled container in an environmentally responsible manner. There is a one time $10 fee.