Recycling Center

The Department of Public Works should be called for questions regarding the recycling center. All other questions regarding curbside garbage disposal and white metal/metal pick-ups; please call the Utility Department at 973-398-6832 ext.113

What CAN be Recycled…

Co-Mingle

Co-Mingle: Plastic marked #1, 2, 4, 5 & #7 only. Other numbers on containers mean it is garbage. Glass bottles, cans, tin and aluminum only. 

Newspapers & Junk Mail magazines, mail order catalogs, paper, phone books, greet cards, flyers, envelopes, manila folders, postcards, soft covered books & glossy newspaper inserts. 

Corrugated Cardboard double-walled cardboard, shipping cartons, shoe boxes, pizza boxes, paper towel/toilet paper holders, gift boxes, food & cereal boxes with liners removed 

Shredded Paper Confidential shredded information can be kept separate in a clear plastic bag.

Electronics: TV’s, Computers & Components, VCR/DVD players & Stereo’s only.

 NO microwaves, vacuums, speakers, light fixtures, cordless tools, fans or battery-operated items. No appliances with freon will be accepted. 

Vegetative Waste:  Leaves and grass only.

Metal:  Refrigerators and air conditioners must have Freon Removal Certification. 

Newspapers & Junk Mail

Newspapers & Junk Mail magazines, mail order catalogs, paper, phone books, greet cards, flyers, envelopes, manila folders, postcards, soft covered books & glossy newspaper inserts. 

Corrugated Cardboard

Corrugated Cardboard double-walled cardboard, shipping cartons, shoe boxes, pizza boxes, paper towel/toilet paper holders, gift boxes, food & cereal boxes with liners removed 

Shredded Paper

Shredded Paper Confidential shredded information can be kept separate in a clear plastic bag.

Electronics

Electronics: TV’s, Computers & Components, VCR/DVD players & Stereo’s only.

Vegetative Waste

Vegetative Waste:  Leaves and grass only.

Metal

Metal:  Refrigerators and air conditioners must have Freon Removal Certification. 

Morris County Municipal Utility Authority Hazardous Household Waste Program
Call 973-829-8006 to make an appointment or visit their website www.mcmua.com

 The following common examples are not the responsibility of the Borough, but are acceptable household waste for MCMUA:

* Pesticides and herbicides *Oil-based paints, stains, and varnishes

* Batteries *Pool and darkroom chemicals 

* Driveway sealant *Roofing tar

* Propane cylinders *Fluorescent light bulbs and ballasts

* Automotive fluids: antifreeze, motor oil, gasoline, transmission/steering/brake fluid

* Small quantities of asbestos (up to 100lbs., double bagged, moistened and sealed with duct tape)

Information

  Phone:  973-398-4200

  Location:  1 Altenbrand Ave., Mount Arlington NJ 07856

  Fax:  973-398-3344

  Supervisor: Scott Hutchins, DPW Director

HOURS 

Saturday
8:00am-1:00pm

Unacceptable Items

We do not accept the following:

Window glass, mirrors, furniture, plastic bags, vinyl siding, propane tanks, gas tanks, paint cans, light bulbs, ceramics, construction materials of any kind, gas diesel, motor oils, antifreeze, kerosene, driveway sealer, aerosols, prescription bottles, syringes, Styrofoam, rechargeable batteries and power equipment with gasoline and oil not removed.

We DO NOT accept Tires, Brush, Tree Trimmings or Batteries.

Latex paint is not accepted. These paints are not hazardous and should be dried out and disposed of with regular household trash. 

 

Recycling Center

The Construction Department is located at 1 Altenbrand Ave.
Mount Arlington, NJ 07856.

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