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Chester Borough Solid Waste Information

Chester Borough
50 North Road
Chester,  NJ   07930
Tel: (908) 879-3660   Fax: (973) 879-0112
WWW: www.chesterborough.org
 

Contacts From Chester Borough

  • Valerie Egan, Administrator/ Temp. Clean Communities Coordinator
    Chester Borough
    50 North Road
    Chester,  NJ   07930
    Tel: (908) 879-3660 x2129   Fax: (908) 879-0122
    Email: vegan@chesterborough.org
    WWW: chesterborough.org
     

Solid Waste Services In Chester Borough

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: 

    Beginning in 2015, the Township of Mount Olive will be collection garbage on behalf of the Borough in accordance with a shared service agreement.

    Unacceptable solid waste includes hazardous waste, vegetative wastes, medical wastes, computers and their components, or building materials. Collections may start as early as 6 am. Please put out your garbage cans the night before and make sure that the cans are properly secured from possible animal intrusion. The annual cost for the service is $185, which covers the service fee to the solid waste contractor. Additonal costs are determined by the amount of garbage you place out for collection. Stickers are available at the Chester Borough Hall during regular business hours in the Tax Office. One sticker shall be affixed per the weight of each bag, in a choice of either fifteen (15) pounds or thirty (30) pounds of solid waste, or as specified for bulky items. Sticker purchases must be in multiple lots of ten (10) stickers. The fee for 30 pound stickers is $15.00 and $7.50 for 15 pound stickers.

    The following items require one 30lb sticker

    • Table lamp
    • Straight Chair (wood)
    • Carpeting (36" w sections)
    • Folding Chair
    • Small appliance (toaster etc.)
       

    The following require two 30lb stickers

    • floor unit humidifier or dehumidifier
    • loor lamp
    • Lawn Mower (push type)
    • Portable TV
    • Tire rims
       

    The following require three 30lb stickers

    • single box spring or mattress
    • console TV
    • stainless sink
    • wood desk
    • microwave oven
    • toilet
       

    The following require four 30lb stickers

    • stuffed chair or recliner
    • stove
    • double box spring or matterss
    • sofa or sofa bed
    • fiberglass bathtub
    • metal desk
       

    The following require five 30lb stickers

    • air conditioner (proof of freon removal required)
       

    The following require six 30lb stickers

    • washing machine
    • dresser
    • porcelain sink
    • hot water heater
    • dryer
    • dishwasher
       

    The following require eight 30lb stickers

    • refrigerator/freezer (proof of freon removal required)
       
  • Schedule: Solid Waste will be collected in the Borough every Wednesday.
  • Service Provider: Mt. Olive Township, P. O. Box 450, 
    Budd Lake,  NJ   07828
    Tel: (973) 691-0900   Fax: (973) 691-5987
    Email: motadmin@mtolivetwp.org
    WWW: www.mtolivetwp.org
     

Material Accepted

Christmas Trees (Disposal) Accepted during regular garbage collection but must have a garbage sticker.

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: 

    Chester 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.

    Please place your recycling out the night before. There will be no recycling pick up on July 4, 2012. Recyclables must be placed at the curb the night before collection. Wet recyclable materials are not a problem, in case it is raining. Please place a heavy item on top of the recyclables, or else use lids to secure the recyclable items from being blown about. If the recycling crew fails to collect your recyclables, even though you placed them out for collection at the correct time and place, please call Ana at 879-3660 X2121 no later than 10 am on the day following the missed collection.

  • Schedule: Collection is every Wednesday.
  • 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.
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: 
  • Schedule: 

    The DPW conducts a leaf pick-up each fall and a brush pick-up twice a year, once in the fall and once again in the Spring.

    Please note that the DPW will be picking up leaves and yard waste throughout the month of December, weather permitting.  Pickup will be on Thursdays.  Yard waste must be put in biodegradable yard waste bags.  Please do not put brush, sticks or roots in the bags.  Brush can also be put out in bundles throughout December on Thursdays.

  • Service Provider: Chester Borough, 50 North Road, 
    Chester,  NJ   07930
    Tel: (908) 879-5361   Fax: (908) 879-5812
    WWW: www.chesterborough.org
     

Material Accepted

Brush/Tree Parts (Recycling)
  • Limbs/Large branches: 1” to 4” butt diameter. Please place limbs/branches in neat piles with butt ends in the same direction, parallel with or facing the curb line. This material does not need to be tied.
  • Brush: 1” or less butt diameter. Please tie this material in 3’ to 4’ bundles and place parallel with or facing curb line. Use string to tie bundles. DO NOT USE WIRE!!
  • Material placed at the curb mixed with grass, leaves, roots, stumps, garbage, etc., or not in the manor required above will not be picked up!
Leaves (Recycling)
  • Please note, as per NJ State Storm Water Regulations, LEAVES CANNOT BE ANY CLOSER THAN 10 FEET FROM THE STORM DRAIN
  • Please place leaves in piles next to or just behind the curb line. Leaves should not extend more than three feet into the street.
  • Leaves placed at the curb after 8 am November 30th will not be picked up.
  • Leaves in bags, mixed with grass, sticks, lawn mulching, garden debris, rocks, garbage, etc., will not be picked up.

Leaves that are not picked up because of non-compliance with the above will be the responsibility of the owner to remove.

 

 

Curbside Bulky Waste Collection

  • Program Description: 

    Unacceptable solid waste includes hazardous waste, vegetative wastes, medical wastes, computers and their components, or building materials. Collections may start as early as 6 am. Stickers are available at the Chester Borough Hall during regular business hours in the Tax Office. One sticker shall be affixed as specified for bulky items. Sticker purchases must be in multiple lots of ten (10) stickers. The fee for 30 pound stickers is $15.00 and $7.50 for 15 pound stickers.

    The following items require one 30lb sticker

    • Table lamp
    • Straight Chair (wood)
    • Carpeting (36" w sections)
    • Folding Chair
    • Small appliance (toaster etc.)
       

    The following require two 30lb stickers

    • floor unit humidifier or dehumidifier
    • loor lamp
    • Lawn Mower (push type)
    • Portable TV
    • Tire rims
       

    The following require three 30lb stickers

    • single box spring or mattress
    • console TV
    • stainless sink
    • wood desk
    • microwave oven
    • toilet
       

    The following require four 30lb stickers

    • stuffed chair or recliner
    • stove
    • double box spring or matterss
    • sofa or sofa bed
    • fiberglass bathtub
    • metal desk
       

    The following require five 30lb stickers

    • air conditioner (proof of freon removal required)
       

    The following require six 30lb stickers

    • washing machine
    • dresser
    • porcelain sink
    • hot water heater
    • dryer
    • dishwasher
       

    The following require eight 30lb stickers

    • refrigerator/freezer (proof of freon removal required)
       
  • Schedule: Solid Waste will be collected in the Borough every Wednesday
  • Service Provider: Waste Management of NJ (Lafayette), , 
    Lafayette,  NJ  
    Tel: 973-383-7480   WWW: www.wm.com
     

Material Accepted

 


Other Solid Waste Facilities In Chester Borough

Dreyer Lumber Co (Recycling Market)
20 Watchung Ave
Chatham,  NJ   07928
Tel: 973 635 5151  
Amerigas (Recycling Market)
145 West Main St
Chester,  NJ   07930
Tel: 908-879-5399  
Alstede Farms, LLC (Exempted Solid Waste Facility)
84 Route 24
Chester Borough,  NJ   Tel: 908-879-7189   Fax: 908-879-7815

 


Documents

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