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Boonton Town Solid Waste Information

Boonton Town
100 Washington Street
Boonton,  NJ   07005
Tel: (973) 402-9410   Fax: (973) 316-8498
WWW: www.boonton.org
 

Contacts From Boonton Town

  • Michael P. Petonak, Clean Communities Coordinator
    Boonton Town
    124 North Main Street
    Boonton,  NJ   07005
    Tel: 973-402-9460   Fax: 973-263-4725
    Email: dpw@boonton.org
    WWW: www.boonton.org
     
  • Janet LaChance, Recycling Coordinator
    Boonton Town
    124 North Main Street
    Boonton,  NJ   07005
    Tel: (973) 402-9460   Fax: (973) 263-4725
    Email: jlachance@boonton.org
    WWW: www.boonton.org
     

Solid Waste Services In Boonton Town

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: Residential curbside garbage collection. The municipality pays the tipping fees directly. Gaeta was awarded a contract beginning in 2013.
  • Schedule: Collection is provided throughout Boonton Town; the Flats on Mon, & Thurs.; the Hill (incl. Main St.) on Tues. & Fri.; and, the Park on Mon. and Thurs.
  • Service Provider: Gaeta Recycling, 278 West Railway Ave., 
    Paterson,  NJ   07503
    Tel: 973-278-6625   Fax: 973-278-0162
    WWW: gaetarecycling.com
     

Material Accepted

Type 10 Municipal Solid Waste (Disposal) 2 Can (30 lb.) limit per collection. Additional 32 gallon containers will require stickers sold at Town Hall for $2.50.

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: The Town of Boonton contracts for single-stream, all-in-one residential curbside recycling. Maximum weight of curbside recycling container is 50 pounds; use multiple containers if needed.
  • Schedule: Every other Thursday. Collection does not occur on major holidays.
  • Service Provider: Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority, 214A Center Grove Road, 
    Randolph,  NJ   07869
    Tel: 973-659-3490   Fax: 973-537-6495
    Email: info@mcmua.com
    WWW: www.mcmua.com
     

Material Accepted

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Rinse thoroughly (no residue allowed) and commingle with recyclables.
Brown Paper Bags (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Commingle with other recyclables.
Chipboard/Paperboard (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Commingle with other recyclables. Flatten all boxes. Include beverage carriers, cereal, pasta and facial tissue boxes, paper towel rolls.
Corrugated Cardboard (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Flatten and mix with other recyclables, and do not bundle or tie.
Glass Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Remove lids, rinse the glass and commingle with recyclables. Put metal lids into container; do not put metal lids back onto glass bottles and jars.
Newspaper (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Mix with other recyclables, and do not tie or bundle.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto bottles. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto bottles. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #4 (LDPE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #5 (PP) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #7 (OTHER) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage. Do not include any plastic wrap or bags.
Shredded Paper (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) If recycling shredded paper with in the MCMUA's "all-in-one" single-stream recycling collection program, the shredded paper must be put into a translucent or clear plastic bag and the bag must be tied closed.
Steel (Tin) Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclables. Aerosol cans must be empty. Remove plastic cap/lids, and put them into the garbage.
Telephone Books (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Also include paperback or softcover books. Do not include hardcover books.

 

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside collection of vegetative waste for qualified senior citizens only who are unable to get to the recycling center.
  • Schedule: This collection is available May through Oct., the 1st and 3rd Mondays
  • Service Provider: Boonton Town, 124 North Main Street, 
    Boonton,  NJ   07005
    Tel: 973-402-9460   Fax: 973-263-4725
    WWW: www.boonton.org
     

Material Accepted

Christmas Trees (Recycling) Between 1/1/2012 and 1/15/2012 put at the curb on regular trash day for collection; no ornaments, bags or tree stands.
Leaves (Recycling) Picked up curbside November & Decemember. Pick up twice through town.

 

Curbside Bulky Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Bulky waste sticker required. Sold at Town Hall for $5.00 for small items or $10.00 for large items and appliances.
  • Schedule: Call 973-402-9460 for collection.
  • Service Provider: Boonton Town, 124 North Main Street, 
    Boonton,  NJ   07005
    Tel: 973-402-9460   Fax: 973-263-4725
    WWW: www.boonton.org
     

Material Accepted

Metal Appliances (Recycling) Requires a $10.00 sticker for large items such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, dishwashers, etc. Stickers are sold at Town Hall. No Sticker required if one takes it to the recycling center.
Type 13 Bulky Solid Waste (Disposal) Requires a $5.00 for small items or a $10.00 sticker for large items. Stickers are sold at Town Hall.

 


Municipal Recycling Depot(s) In Boonton Town

Boonton Town Recycling Depot (Municipal Recycling Depot)
Plane Street DPW Garage
Boonton,  NJ   07005
Tel: 973-402-9460   Fax: (973) 263-4725
Email: dpw@boonton.org
WWW: www.boonton.org
 
  • Hours: Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm, from mid-June to Labor Day. Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Wednesdays 8:00 am to 3:00 pm all year.
  • Limitations: Open to Town of Boonton residents only.
  • Facility Type: Municipal Recycling Depot

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Acceptable Material - Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Rinse and commingle with recyclables.
Brown Paper Bags (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Commingle with other recyclables.
Chipboard/Paperboard (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Commingle with other recyclables. Flatten all boxes. Include beverage carrier, cereal, pasta and tissue boxes, paper towel rolls.
Corrugated Cardboard (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Flatten and mix with other recyclables, no need to tie or bundle.
Glass Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Remove lids, rinse and commingle with recyclables. Metal lids may be placed in container separately.
Newspaper (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Mix with other recyclables and do not tie or bundle.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not place cap back on bottle.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not place cap back on bottle.
Shredded Paper (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) If recycling shredded paper with in the MCMUA's "all-in-one" single-stream recycling collection program, the shredded paper must be put into a translucent or clear plastic bag and the bag must be tied closed.
Steel (Tin) Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Rinse, commingle with recyclables. Aerosol cans must be empty and plastic caps removed and discarded.
Telephone Books (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Includes soft-cover books. Commingle with other recyclables, Do not include hard-cover books.

 
 

Acceptable Material - Recycling

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.

Metal Appliances (Recycling) Accepted at recycling center. To be picked up at curbside by DPW, a $10 sticker required. Sold at Town Hall.
Plastic - Large Rigid (Recycling) Place in the container designated for Large Rigid Plastics, do not mix with single-stream recyclables.
Tires (Recycling) Accepted at recycling center.

 

 

 


Other Solid Waste Facilities In Boonton Town

Bednar Landscaping Services (Exempted Solid Waste Facility)
501 Division Street
Boonton,  NJ   Tel: 973-299-1356   Fax: 973-299-1426

 


Documents

Click below to view original documents regarding Boonton Town. If inconsistencies are discovered between these documents and the information provided below, one should initially assume Boonton Town document is correct as it was produced directly by the town. Please contact Boonton Town to verify any issues you are uncertain about and please forward any corrections to the MCMUA at info@mcmua.com.