Montville Township will host a free paper shredding and electronics recycling event on Saturday, September 24, 2016 and Saturday, November 5, 2016. The events will be held in the parking lot of the Municipal Building, located at 195 Changebridge Road from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, or until the trucks have been filled. The events are FREE and open to all Montville Township residents and businesses. Proof of residency and business location is required. Please call (973) 331-3341 with your questions.
Paper Shredding Guidelines
All types of paper such as financial and legal documents, receipts, and tax and medical records are acceptable. Papers with staples, paper clips, and small butterfly clips are acceptable. Spiral notebooks, 3-ring binders, hard metal, and plastic are not acceptable. If documents are stored in plastic bags and cartons, the contents will be recycled but the plastic bags and cartons will be returned.
Electronics Recycling Guidelines
Acceptable items include: computers (desktops, laptops, tablets), servers, printers, ink/toner cartridges, computer peripherals (mice, keyboards, speakers, webcams, microphones, etc.), LED/LCD monitors, LED/LCD plasma televisions, microwaves, toaster ovens, copy machines, fax machines, scanners, typewriters, telephones and answering machines, smart phones/cell phones/pagers/PDAs/chargers, UPS units, battery backups, GPS units, audio equipment (receivers, amplifiers, radios, boom boxes, CD players, ipods, MP3 players, Pro Audio), video equipment (blu-ray players, DVD players, soundboards, projectors), network equipment (modems, switches, hubs, routers), telecommunication equipment, medical equipment, laboratory equipment, electrical & testing equipment, circuit boards (all grades), cables, wires, power cords, power strips, rechargeable dry cell batteries (nickel cadmium - NiCad, nickel metal hydride - NIMH, Lithium Ion, Li-Ion), sealed lead-acid batteries, and ballasts (non-PCB).
Non-Acceptable materials include: alkaline batteries, mercury-containing devices (thermostats, medical devices, thermometers), scavenged CRTs (cathode ray tube) TVs & monitors (containing broken glass or broken housing), household hazardous waste, materials containing liquids, radioactive materials, PCB containing materials, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, and light bulbs (LED, CFL, incandescent, etc.).