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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.

Map Outlining Collection Sections one (1) and two (2).

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

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.

RECYCLING

Montville Township Recycling Ordinance

2013 Recycling Calendar

2014 Recycling Calendar

Materials Mandated to be Recycled in the Township of Montville (Includes the definitions of all recyclable materials and how to recycle them) 

Recycling Curbside Collection

Single Stream Recycling

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.

VEGETATIVE WASTE (GRASS CLIPPINGS, BRUSH, LEAVES) CURBSIDE COLLECTION

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).

Please read the Materials Mandated to be Recycled in the Township of Montville prior to placing any items at the curb for instructions on the appropriate way to prepare the materials for collection.  Residents are prohibited from placing piles of leaves or any other loose vegetative material at the curb.

Christmas Tree curbside collection for Zone 1 will be Thursdays, January 9 and 16, 2014 and for Zone 2 on Fridays, January 10 and 17, 2014. Trees must have all decorations removed and may NOT be in plastic bags.

Recycling Materials Not Collected at Curbside

Electronics

Covered Electronic Devices - Personal computers, computer monitors, portable computers and televisions.

As per state law, Covered Electronic Devices can not be thrown out in the trash and must be recycled.  Residents can bring these items to the Lincoln Park Recycling Center on George Cobb Lane, recycle them through the MC MUA's Household Hazardous Waste Program, or find other means to recycle them.

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.

Electronic Waste may be disposed of at identified collection days or through the MC MUA the MC MUA Household Hazardous Waste Facility located in at the Mount Olive Transfer Station or at a scheduled MC HHW Disposal Day.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW)

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), Independence Day, Labor Day,Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.  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)

BUSINESS RECYCLING IN MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP

Township businesses are required to recycle.  In addition, all businesses must submit an Annual Tonnage Report to the Municipal Recycling Coordinator by March 1st.  Please review The Annual Tonnage Report Request Letter and FAQ Sheet for more information on completing the Annual Tonnage Report Form.  Any additional questions regarding recycling at your business should be directed to the Engineering Department.

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS

If you have additional questions, please contact the Engineering Department.

EXTERNAL RESOURCES

Recycling NJ - Recycling NJ provides practical and straight-forward advice for how New Jersey citizens can reduce the amount of waste their households produce, with simple tips for waste reduction or reuse that do not require dramatic changes in lifestyle. It also provides general information for recycling in your community.

Earth 911 - Earth 911 is a privately owned, for-profit company that specializes in providing consumers with accessible and actionable recycling information across the country. Its Recycling Directory is very comprehensive.

Last Updated ( Monday, 23 December 2013 )
 
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