Recycling Schedule

2021 Recycling Dates

Recycling is collected on SATURDAYS  twice a month in each zone.  For a list of streets in each zone click the link: Zones

The annual (REVISED 8/2) 2021 Recycling Schedule can be found here.  Please have your cart curbside Friday night to ensure pick-up. 

In the event, of bad weather please follow our Facebook page for cancellation alerts. If recycling is cancelled your zone will be picked up the following Saturday. For missed recycling please call PMUA directly at 908-226-2518 or

PMUA Recycling Rules 

Union County Recycling Events 2021


Township residents are urged to continue their excellent participation in the curbside recycling program. Collection of recyclables is made every other Saturday for the entire Township, except for months with 5 weeks. PMUA will only pick up each zone 2x a month. Recyclables also include:

  • Aluminum Foil
  • Brown Paper Bags
  • Chipboard
  • Food Boxes
  • Gift Boxes

Newspapers - Tie with twine in bundles no more than 12 inches 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 and Jars - No window glass, dishes, Pyrex, mirrors or crystal will be accepted.