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Chatham Borough Solid Waste Information

Chatham Borough
54 Fairmont Ave
Chatham,  NJ   07928
Tel: (973) 635-0674   Fax: (973) 635-2417
WWW: www.chathamborough.org
 

Contacts From Chatham Borough

  • Bob Venezia, Clean Communities Coordinator
    Chatham Borough
    54 Fairmount Ave.
    Chatham,  NJ   07928
    Tel: (973) 635-5242   Fax: 973-665-0077
    Email: rjv23@optonline.net
    WWW: www.chathamborough.org
     

Solid Waste Services In Chatham Borough

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: Residential curbside garbage collection and disposal,.
  • Schedule: One half of the town is collected on Mon. & Thur. (Zone A - North side of town); one half (Zone B - South side of town collected on Tues. & Friday.
  • Service Provider: Suburban Disposal, 54 Montesano Road, 
    Fairfield,  NJ   07004
    Tel: 973-227-7020   Email: jroselle@suburbandisposalinc.com
    WWW: suburbandisposalinc.com
     

Material Accepted

Type 10 Municipal Solid Waste (Disposal)

Pay As You Throw system - Solid waste green bags may be purchase at Dreyers Lumber, 20 Watchung Ave.; Kings Supermarket, 393 Main Street; and/or Shop Rite, 641 Shunpike Rd. Bags are sold in packets of 10 bags.

  • Large bags packs of 10 bags - $13.60 ($1.36/bag)
  • Small bags packs of 10 bags - $7.10 ($0.71/bag)
     

Biadegradeable Chatham solid waste bags are available directly from the hauler, call 973-465-4433

  • Large bags packs of 10 bags - $16.90 ($1.69/bag)
  • Small bags packs of 10 bags - $9.60 ($0.96/bag)

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: Beginning in January 2014, Chatham Borough contracts for single-stream, all-in-one residential curbside recycling. Maximum weight of curbside recycling container is 50 pounds; use multiple containers if needed.
     

    If you have a problem with recycling collection, email the MCMUA at recycle@mcmua.com or call the MCMUA at 973-659-3490 and leave a message in the general mailbox by 10am the Monday following the Friday collection date. Please do not call the Borough with collection issues. Call Chatham Borough for all other recycling questions at 973-635-5242

  • Schedule: Collection is every Friday starting on January 3, 2014. Residents are encouraged to put recyclables at the curbside the night before colelction, but they must be out by 6am.
     
  • 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) mpty, 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.

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: Ending in 2013 Chatham Borough has a contract for curbside residential recycling collection. Collection is single-stream, no sorting necessary as glass bottles, jars, paper and cardboard get placed at the curb mixed together in one container. Do not use garbage bags.
  • Schedule: 

    Ending in 2013 - Curbside recycling collection is every Wednesday. See Borough calendar or call municipal offices at 973-635-0674 for more details.

    Questions About Recycling Collection? Contact:
    Stan Serbanica, Recycling Coordinator/Enforcement Officer
    Borough of Chatham
    54 Fairmount Ave.
    Chatham, NJ 07928
    Tel (973) 635-5242 - Fax: (973) 701-1985
    Email: ss123@optonline.net

  • Service Provider: Waste Management of NJ (Lafayette), , 
    Lafayette,  NJ  
    Tel: 973-383-7480   WWW: www.wm.com
     

Material Accepted

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Rinse thoroughly (no residue allowed) and commingle with recyclables.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) rinse, flatten. Only include containers with necks smaller than the base. Throw out all tubs.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) rinse, flatten. Only include containers with necks smaller than the base. Throw out all tubs.

 

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Leaves are vacuumed into trucks and then composted.
  • Schedule: See the municipal calendar
  • Service Provider: Chatham Borough, 54 Fairmount Avenue, 
    Chatham,  NJ   07928
    Tel: 973-635-5242   Fax: 973-635-2417
    WWW: www.chathamborough.org
     

Material Accepted

Christmas Trees (Recycling) Collected in January by the Public Works Department. For 2014, collection will occur on Mondays, January 8 and January 13 and on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. Remove all decorations and no tree bags or stands.
Leaves (Recycling) Leaves are collected seasonally (October-December). Vacuumed leaves - see municipal calendar for schedule

 

Curbside Bulky Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Bulk Pick-Up Program
  • Schedule: Monthly collection will always be Thursday & Friday of same week. Please check calendar for Zone A and Zone B schedules.
  • Service Provider: Suburban Disposal, 54 Montesano Road, 
    Fairfield,  NJ   07004
    Tel: 973-227-7020   Email: jroselle@suburbandisposalinc.com
    WWW: suburbandisposalinc.com
     

Material Accepted

Type 13 Bulky Solid Waste (Disposal) Accepted: rugs, furniture, washers, dryers. One 30 gal. can with misc. items. Extra charge for special private pickups.

 


Municipal Recycling Depot(s) In Chatham Borough

Chatham Borough Recycling Depot (Municipal Recycling Depot)
90 Summit Avenue
Chatham,  NJ   07928
Tel: 973-635-5242  
Email: publicworks@chathamborough.org
WWW: www.chathamborough.org
 
  • Hours: Sat. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
  • Limitations: Open to Chatham Borough residents and small businesses only. No Brush and no solid waste (garbage)
  • 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.
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.

Plastic - Large Rigid (Recycling) Place in the container designated for Large Rigid Plastics, do not mix with single-stream recyclables.

 

 

 


Other Solid Waste Facilities In Chatham Borough

Pioneer Rentals (Recycling Market)
Passaic Ave
Chatham,  NJ   07928
Tel: 973 635 7870  
Chatham Borough (Exempted Solid Waste Facility)
1 Dunchamp Place
Chatham Borough,  NJ   Tel: 973-635-5242   Fax: 973-665-0077

 


Documents

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