2400 Voorhees Town Center | Voorhees, New Jersey 08043
(856) 882 - 5200 | M - F: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
arrow icon   Public Works FAQ
award
How do I dispose of paint?

Voorhees Township residents may drop off their paint cans at 100 American Way, Voorhees, NJ. The drop-off location is located at the dead end of the street. A sign stating “PUBLIC WORKS RECYCLING DROPOFF LOCATION” is located at the site. Drop-off at your convenience.

For disposal of all other types of paints and stains, please call Camden County Household Special Waste at (856) 858 - 5241. Click below to see the list of items you may take to a Special Household Waste Collection site. Special Household Waste Collection

Special Household Waste Collection
close icon
award   How do I dispose of paint?
award
How do I dispose of large cardboard boxes?

Please collapse boxes and contact us at (856) 428 – 5499 to schedule a special pickup. Collection occurs 1-3 days after notification.
close icon


award   How do I dispose of large cardboard boxes?
award
Where can I take items the Township cannot collect? (construction debris, stumps etc.)?

Pennsauken Landfill, 9600 River Road, Pennsauken, NJ.
Please call before going at (856) 665 - 8787 for weight limits and fees.
close icon


award   Where can I take items the Township cannot collect? (construction debris, stumps etc.)?
award
Where can I take hazardous waste items that the Township cannot collect?

Call Camden County Household Special Waste at (856) 858 - 5241 for a list of drop-off dates and times.
close icon


award   Where can I take hazardous waste items that the Township cannot collect?
award
How do I dispose of ammunition and fireworks?

Call the Voorhees Police Station at (856) 627 - 5858 for proper disposal.

DO NOT put any type of ammunition and/or fireworks in your trash. This is EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS. When the truck blades hit these items they may explode or propel out of the truck injuring workmen or bystanders.
close icon


award   How do I dispose of ammunition and fireworks?
award
How do I dispose of medical needles?

Hypodermic needles MUST be placed in a secured metal container and put in your household trash. If you need a container call any area hospital for one.
close icon


award   How do I dispose of medical needles?
award
Whom do I call if a street light is out?

Please, call your electric company. The electric company will need the location and nearest cross street for reference in locating the light.

PSE & G: (800) 436 - 7734      ATLANTIC ELECTRIC: (800) 642 - 3780
close icon


award   Whom do I call if a street light is out?
award
May I reserve a park or field for an event?

To reserve a field or park contact us at (856) 428 - 5499 or via email at parks@voorheesnj.com

You may also download an application form by clicking the link below.

Field Usage Permit
close icon


award   May I reserve a park or field for an event?
award
Where do I pay my sewer bill?

Payments may be made in person or mailed to:

Voorhees Township Tax Collector
2400 Voorhees Town Center
Voorhees, NJ 08043

If you have questions, you may contact the Tax Collector’s Office at (856) 429 - 7762 or via email at collector@voorheesnj.com.
close icon


award   Where do I pay my sewer bill?
award
What are the colored flags and paint marks that utility companies put at my house?

In New Jersey, whenever someone plans to dig, they are required to contact the utility companies to request a “mark out”. The utility company will mark the location of its underground utility lines. Each utility company uses a different color to mark its lines, as shown in the list below.

RED Electric
   
YELLOW Gas, Oil
   
ORANGE Cable
   
BLUE Water
   
GREEN Sewer
   
PINK Temporary Survey Markings
   
WHITE Proposed Excavation

If you plan to dig, please call 811 or (800) 272 - 1000 It’s FREE and it’s the LAW
close icon


award   What are the colored flags and paint marks that utility companies put at my house?