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Boonton Township Solid Waste Information

Boonton Township
155 Powerville Road
Boonton Township,  NJ   07005
Tel: (973) 402-4002   Fax: (973) 402-4013
WWW: www.boontontownship.com
 

Contacts From Boonton Township

  • Barbara Shepard, Clean Communities Coordinator
    Boonton Township
    155 Powerville Rd.
    Boonton Twp.,  NJ   07005
    Tel: (973) 402-4012   Fax: (973) 402-4013
    WWW: www.boontontownship.com
     

Solid Waste Services In Boonton Township

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: Boonton Township does not provide garbage pickup. Residents contract with a private hauler for collection. The municipality does not pay for the tipping fees.
  • Schedule: Haulers servicing Boonton Township include: Waste Management, N. Tassielli Disposal and IWS which picks up on Mondays and Thursdays.
  • Service Provider: Private Hauler(s), , 
    NJ  

     

Material Accepted

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: Boonton Township 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: Recycling pickup is every other Thursday.
  • 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.
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.

 


Municipal Recycling Depot(s) In Boonton Township

Boonton Township Recycling Depot (Municipal Recycling Depot)
155 Powerville Road (Behind Municipal Building)
Boonton Twp.,  NJ   07005
Tel: (973) 402-4024   Fax: (973) 402-4025
WWW: www.boontontownship.com
 
  • Hours: Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
  • Notes: As of August 2011 the Boonton Township recycling depot is accepting traditional recyclable materials mixed together in one can to correspond with the way recyclables are now collected curbside.
  • Limitations: Open to Boonton Township residents and small businesses 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) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix.
Telephone Books (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Also include paperback or soft-cover books. Do not include hard-cover books.

 
 

Acceptable Material - Recycling

Batteries (Dry Cell) (Recycling) Rechargeable batteries only and the terminals must be sealed with tape or each battery must be individually bagged. No not recycle alkaline batteries as they are safe to place in the garbage.
Christmas Trees (Recycling) For 2012 the depot will be accepting trees for recycling on 1/14/2012 and 1/28/2012.. Remove all decorations and no tree bags.
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.

Plastic - Large Rigid (Recycling) Place in the container designated for Large Rigid Plastics, do not mix with single-stream recyclables.
Scrap Metal (Recycling) Accepted during annual clean up only.

 

 

 


Documents

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