FAQs - Public Works
A: To ensure the safety of Willingboro's school children and pedestrians, property owners have 24 hours from the end of the snowfall to clear snow and ice from sidewalks with enhance penalties for property owners in school zones who do not clear their sidewalks in a timely fashion. Further, Township business owners or other properties generally open to the public with handicapped parking spaces must remove snow and ice from the parking spaces, curb cuts and other areas related to the provision of such access within 24 hours.
A: Bulky waste is defined as fixtures, furniture and Christmas trees. Bulky waste cannot be more than 6 feet in length and may not weigh more than 75 pounds.
All cardboard boxes (including moving boxes "flattened") are to be recycled, along with newspapers, glass, plastic bottles, and cans. Any items which could be a hazard to the collector (such as broken glass, etc.) should be placed inside the cart or an impervious disposable container and be clearly labeled. IT IS AGAINST THE LAW TO PUT RECYCLABLE MATERIALS IN THE TRASH.
A: The trash hauler WILL NOT remove the following items: leaves, televisions - can be dropped off at the County Landfill, cars, automotive parts of any sort, tires, tree stumps, building materials, cardboard, demolition material/explosives, stones, dirt, paint, roof shingles, poison, oil, caustics, kerosene, gasoline, or gas containers (even if they are empty). ALSO IT IS AGAINST THE LAW TO PUT RECYCLABLE MATERIALS IN THE TRASH STREAM.
A: The Township's Contract Hauler is not permitted to collect hazardous material. The Burlington County Landfill accepts hazardous material. There is a fee for county residents and proof of county residency must be provided. The landfill is located at: 21939 Columbus Road, Mansfield, NJ.
No collections will take place on the following Holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.
A: Some of our tasks in the town include, but are not limited to, pothole repair; branch pickup; snow removal; clean up and repair all storm drains; painting crosswalks; maintain all irrigation; curbside leaf collection; cut and maintain all parks in common areas; repair or replace all road signs.
A: The Public Works Department is NOT responsible for Willingboro Parks. For more information on our Parks please go to the Recreation and Parks Department.
A: The Public Works Department provides a drop off facility for all of your recyclables located at 25 Industrial Drive accessible Mon-Sat from 7am-3pm. Call 609-877-2200 ext. 1051 for more information.