The Township of Montville has a contract with Suburban Disposal Inc. (973-227-7020) for the curbside collection of garbage, recyclables, and vegetative waste. Collections under this contract will be for all single-family and condominium homes in the Township. The cost of curbside collection is included in your property taxes.
The Township is divided into two (2) collection sections.
Section 1 – The northern area of the Township. Parts of town, which are north of River Road west of Changebridge Road, and north of Route 202. One exception is the Changebridge at Montville Community, which is included in Section one (1).
Section 2 – The remaining sections of the Township not included in section one (1).
All collections can be made anytime between 6 AM and sunset on the designated days. Residents may place materials at the curb for collection on the preceding evening. All materials should be placed adjacent to the curb (at the edge of the road between the sidewalk and curb) but not within the roadway and be in containers not exceeding 35 gallons in volume or 50 pounds in weight.
Garbage Curbside Collection
Garbage collections for Section one (1) shall be on Monday and Thursday and Section two (2) shall be on Tuesday and Friday. Residents may place up to three 35-gallon containers of household garbage at the curb on each of their scheduled days for collection (no container should exceed 50 lbs). Condominium dumpster pick-ups follow the same schedule. Collection of bulk items will be on the second scheduled garbage collection day of the week.
Single Stream Recycling will be collected every Wednesday. Materials to be included for single stream curbside collection are: Mixed Office Paper, Newspaper, Magazines, Other Paper/Junk Mail
(including Phone Books), Corrugated Cardboard, Aluminum Cans, Glass
Bottles and Jars, Steel (Tin) cans and Plastics (with a Number 1, 2, 3,
4, 5, 6, or 7 on the bottom, inside the recycling symbol).
Gable Top Containers: Those milk, orange juice etc. containers made of a waxy-like cardboard should NOT be included with recyclables. Gable top containers are garbage.
These recyclables should be clean of any material and placed in a
rigid container not exceeding thirty five (35) gallons in capacity or
fifty (50) pounds in weight.
The curbside collection of vegetative waste is limited to single-family residential homes and will take place April through December. Collection of vegetative waste for Sections one (1) and two (2) shall be on the first garbage pickup day of the week (Section 1 – Monday; Section 2 – Tuesday).
Other Electronic waste - shall mean any electronic waste not
included in the definition of Covered Electronic Devices. Examples
include copiers, keyboards, modems, printers, scanners, fax machines,
cell phones, etc.
Morris County MUA HHW Program: Information is available regarding the permanent HHW Facility in Mt. Olive as well as periodic HHW collection days throughout the County.
CONSTRUCTION, DEMOLITION, RE-MODELING DEBRIS AND TIRES
Residents are prohibited form placing construction,demolition, home re-modeling materials, and tires out for curbside collection. These materials must be disposed of at a Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MC MUA) Transfer Station. Additional information may be found at the MC MUA Website.
HOLIDAYS AND INCLEMENT WEATHER
Collections will not be made on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day
Memorial Day (as celebrated)
If one of these holidays falls on a collection day, please store your material until the next scheduled collection day. In case of inclement weather, if the contractor is unable to collect the garbage or recycling that day, that collection will be skipped unless otherwise indicated (check the Township's homepage for additional information if this situation arises)
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