Set your recycling curbside prior to 5 a.m. on your collection day, but no earlier than 6 p.m. evening before.
You can help your town and your planet by following these guidelines and recycling more.
The following can be recycled:
Commingled materials include plastic non-toxic containers with Number 1, Number 2, and Number 5 recycling logos on bottom.
The following are items that can be recycle:
- Detergent Bottles
The following can not be included in commingled recycle:
- No Window Glass
- No Mirrors
- No Motor Oil or Antifreeze Containers
Drop off bins for used clothing are located at all Township Firehouses except Fire Headquarters. Residents are urged to recycle their used and unwanted clothing.
Mixed Paper includes:
- Office Paper
- Mixed Junk Mail
- Paper Bags and Phone Books
- Brown Bags and Cardboard
Effective April 1, 2005 newspapers can be mixed with other papers, magazines and cardboard.
Used motor oil and used tires should be properly recycled. Many area gas stations and tire dealers will accept the used materials for a nominal fee. Contact the dealer in your area to make sure that they can recycle these materials.
The Federal Clean Air Act Law requires the removal of all Freon to help prevent the further deterioration of the Ozone Layer. When purchasing new appliances containing Freon, residents should purchase new appliances from appliance stores that will take old units free of charge.
The follow are household appliances that may contain Freon:
- Air Conditioners
- Water Coolers
Fore more information, please contact the Department of Public Works at 973-680-4127.