Township residents are urged to continue their excellent participation in the curbside recycling program. Collection of recyclables is made every other Monday for the entire Township.Recyclables also include food boxes, chipboard, gift boxes, brown paper bags, empty paint cans (completely empty and washed clean), aluminum foil and metal coat hangers.
Newspapers – Tie with twine in bundles no more than 12” high. Do not use tape, wire or rubber bands to tie.
Mixed paper – Mixed paper must be tied with twine in bundles no higher than 12”. Acceptable materials include magazines, glossy catalogs, coupon and color news inserts, notebook paper, construction paper, mixed color paper, photocopy, computer and fax paper, telephone books (remove covers).
Corrugated Cardboard – Must be clean, flattened and tied in bundles.
Commingled Collection – Glass, aluminum, tin, plastic containers, juice and milk cartons can be commingled in one receptacle. Containers must be well rinsed. All caps and lids must be removed.
Glass Bottles & Jars – No window glass, dishes, Pyrex, mirrors or crystal will be accepted.
Recycling Dates for 2013
January 7, 21
February 4, 18
March 4, 18
April 1, 15, 29
May 13, *25 (Sat)
June 10, 24
July 8, 22
August 5, 19, *31 (Sat)
September 16, 30
October 14, 28
November 11, 25
December 9, 23
*Memorial Day Pick-up will be on the Saturday before (5/25/12)
*Labor Day Pick-up will be on the Saturday before (8/31/12)
County Recycling Events – The County is offering the following events in April: Scrap Metal Recycyling Drop off on Thursday, April 4, and Saturday, April 20, Mobile Paper Shredding Event, Saturday, April 13 and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event, Saturday, April 20. For more information, please go to www.uncj.org and click on the events calendar.