City of Long Branch


Leaves shall be separated from all other brush and placed ONLY in recyclable paper bags, except during the months of November, December, April and May. Recyclable paper bags shall not exceed 50 lbs. in weight when filled.

During the months of November, December, April and May, when the volume of leaves makes it impractical to place them in bags, leaves shall be placed in piles at the edge of the street for collection by the City. Piles of leaves shall not block or impede the flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic and shall not exceed more than 3 ft.into the street from the curb. Any leaves which are not properly contained or piled at the edge of the street shall not be collected by the City.

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The Monmouth County Reclamation Center will resume permitting resident access to the facility beginning Wednesday, May 20, 2020.  The resident drop-off tent will be open on Wednesdays and Thursdays 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Saturdays 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Please note that in order to preserve resident and employee safety, a few changes have been made:

  • Residents must practice social distancing and wear a face covering at all times
  • Please wait for and follow attendant’s directions to dumping location.
  • All dump tickets will be returned to the scale operator.
  • All residents will be required to self-unload vehicles.
  • All dump body trucks and trailers will be directed to our MPRF building for dumping.

Please be aware of prohibited items, including recyclables, automobile/rechargeable/button type batteries, appliances, etc.

Monmouth County Reclamation Center notice on Grass Clipping The Monmouth County Reclamation Center will continue to take grass clippings for Commercial Customers (including landscapers) and Municipalities who dump grass clippings will be directed to the Material Recovery and Processing Facility (MRPF) building to dump this material, residential customers will continue to dump grass clippings at the residents tent. The tipping rate for grass clippings will be $36.50/ ton (which is unchanged) and $3/ car load for residents (which is also unchanged)

Posted 5/20/20