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Randolph Twp Recycling Center
1345 Sussex Turnpike
Randolph,  NJ   07069
Tel: 973.989.7050  
WWW: www.randolphnj.org
Town: Randolph Township
  • Hours: 

    Updated November 9, 2011: As a result of the October 2011 snowstorm and its aftermath, the center will temporarily be open Mondays and Tuesdays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Wednesday through Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m
    . Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    (closed on holidays and during inclement weather)

  • Notes: Located at the intersection of Morris and Sussex Turnpikes.
  • Limitations: 

    The Center accepts materials from Randolph Residents ONLY. Residency stickers are required for all vehicles entering the Center. These stickers are free and good for as long as you own your vehicle. Residents can obtain separate permits for each vehicle. Stickers are issued at the Recycling Center (stop by the office) or at the Dept. of Health in the Municipal Office Building. Bring proof of residency (driver's license ok) when you come. Please drive slowly...many of our children help with recyling chores.

    Prohibited Materials

    Items not accepted at the Recycling Center.

    • asbestos
    • automobile fluids
    • button batteries
    • construction materials
    • driveway sealer/tar
    • gasoline
    • herbicides
    • insulation
    • kerosene
    • oil-based paints/stains
    • pesticides
    • plastic bags
    • pool chemicals
    • propane tanks
    • siding
    • smoke detectors
  • Facility Type: Municipal Recycling Depot
  • Permit No.: NA
  • Block and Lot: Block 86; Lots 73 and 74

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Acceptable Material - Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans)

Remove lids and rinse clean. No paint/aerosol cans, pie plates or aluminum foil. Okay to co-mingle with glass and plastic at the Recycling Center and for curbside collection.

Glass Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans)

Clear, green/blue & brown beverage and food containers. No drinking glasses, ceramic dinnerware, crystal, light bulbs, plate, window glass, mirrors or lab (test tubes) glass. Remove caps and neck rings; rinse clean. Okay to co-mingle with plastic and cans.

Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans)

Pourable plastic (mouth is smaller than the base) #1 and #2 containers only. Please, no tubs (ice cream/ butter/yogurt), motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass.

Plastic #1 (PETE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans)

Pourable plastic #1 and #2 containers only. Please, no motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass

Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans)

Pourable plastic (mouth is smaller than the base) #1 and #2 containers only. Please, no tubs (ice cream/ butter/yogurt), motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass.

Plastic #2 (HDPE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans)

Pourable plastic #1 and #2 containers only. Please, no motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass

Plastic #4 (LDPE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans)

Pourable plastic containers only. Please, no motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass

Plastic #5 (PP) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans)

Pourable plastic containers only. Please, no motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass

Plastic #7 (OTHER) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans)

Pourable plastic containers only. Please, no motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass

Steel (Tin) Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans)

Tin/steel (tuna) food and beverage cans. Remove lids and rinse clean. No paint/aerosol cans, pie plates or aluminum foil. Okay to co-mingle with glass and plastic at the Recycling Center and for curbside collection.

Acceptable Material - Recycling - Commingled Paper

Mixed Office Paper (Recycling - Commingled Paper)

Newspapers, junk mail, telephone directories, catalogs, wrapping paper, magazines, books. We also accept computer paper, envelopes and card stock. These go in a specially designated container at the Center. Okay to co-mingle.

Newspaper (Recycling - Commingled Paper)

Newspapers, junk mail, telephone directories, catalogs, wrapping paper, magazines, books. We also accept computer paper, envelopes and card stock. These go in a specially designated container at the Center. Okay to co-mingle.

Other Paper/Mag./JunkMail (Recycling - Commingled Paper)

Newspapers, junk mail, telephone directories, catalogs, wrapping paper, magazines, books. We also accept computer paper, envelopes and card stock. These go in a specially designated container at the Center. Okay to co-mingle.

Telephone Books (Recycling - Commingled Paper)

Newspapers, junk mail, telephone directories, catalogs, wrapping paper, magazines, books. We also accept computer paper, envelopes and card stock. These go in a specially designated container at the Center. Okay to co-mingle.

Acceptable Material - Recycling

Batteries (Automobile) (Recycling)

Lead-acid car and motorcycle batteries will be accepted at the Recycling Center; no curbside collection.

Batteries (Dry Cell) (Recycling)

Alkaline batteries such as AAA, AA, C, D and 9-volt batteries now fall below federal and state hazardous waste standards and should be thrown out with your household trash. Rechargeable batteries must be recycled. Drop-off boxes are located at the Recycling Center and Health Department. Lead-acid car and motorcycle batteries will be accepted at the Recycling Center. Button batteries still contain hazardous elements such as mercury and should be disposed of at a household hazardous waste event. They will not be accepted at the Recycling Center.

Books (Hard Cover) (Recycling)

Books are now accepted at the Recycling Center and require no special handling. If your books are in good shape, consider donating them to a library. If your books are not added to the collection, they will be inventoried as stock for the library’s next book sale. All proceeds benefit the library and therefore, the community. Also, think about shelters, schools and religious organizations…books almost always have another life.

Brush/Tree Parts (Recycling)

Basic yard debris. Maximum acceptable branch size is 4 feet long by 4 inches in diameter. Branches that meet specified size requirements are accepted at the Recycling Center year-round. Please, no stumps.

Christmas Trees (Recycling) Christmas trees will be accepted anytime during normal working hours. The trees must be bare, with no stands, ornaments, lights, tinsel, etc. The trees will be chipped and the chips will be available at the recycling center for use in next year's gardens.
Corrugated Cardboard (Recycling)

Only corrugated cardboard and chipboard go in the compactor at the Recycling Center. Curbside pickup rules are different.

E-Waste - Computers, TVs, etc. (Recycling)

A drop-off receptacle for the disposal of home electronics is now available at the Recycling Center. Accepted electronics include the following: televisions, computers, monitors, laptops, computer peripherals such as keyboards and mice, fax machines, VCRs and radios. Absolutely no curbside collection.

Grass Clippings (Recycling)

Grass clippings may be dropped off at the Recycling Center on weekends only. No other lawn debris. Put in containers (bags, garbage cans). Must bring to Recycling Center; no curbside collection.

Leaves (Recycling) No other lawn debris. No bags. Fall curbside collection, per Dept. Public Works schedule. Dates are published in the Randolph Reporter. Leaves are accepted at Recycling Center year-round.
Metal Appliances (Recycling)

Large household appliances (stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, dishwashers etc.). No special handling required. Curbside collection is available year-round by advance arrangement. To have one or more of these items removed, all you need to do is call the Health Department at 973.989.7050. There is a fee of $30.00 per item.

 Transportation is available.
Motor Oil (Used) (Recycling)

All kinds accepted. Transport in appropriate containers.

Plastic - Large Rigid (Recycling)

Accepted at depot only and not curbside, item include: spackle buckets (with wire handle removed), large children’s plastic toys (electronics removed), plastic flower pots and plant trays (soil removed) and plastic clothes hangers.

Scrap Metal (Recycling)

Lawn chair frames, filing cabinets, tools, window frames, metal railings, nails, metal hangers, and some small appliances. Strip all non-metal materials. Consult with Recycling Center attendants before leaving any scrap material. Must bring to Recycling Center; no curbside collection.

Textiles (Recycling)

Non-profit drop-boxes are next to the attendant’s office. If the boxes are full, please notify the attendant. Do not leave food donations in these boxes.

Tires (Recycling)

Automobile, truck and bike tires. Remove steel rims. Limit 4 per resident if bringing to the Recycling Center; curbside collection is limit 1 per pickup.


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