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Jefferson Township Solid Waste Information

Jefferson Township
1033 Weldon Road
Lake Hopatcong,  NJ   07849
Tel: (973) 697-1500   Fax: (973) 697-8090
WWW: www.jeffersontownship.net
 

Contacts From Jefferson Township

  • Jim Leach, Clean Communities Coordinator
    Jefferson Township
    1033 Weldon Road
    Hoptacong,  NJ   07849
    Tel: (973) 697-1500   Fax: 973) 697-8090
    WWW: www.jeffersontownship.net
     

Solid Waste Services In Jefferson Township

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: The town provides for residential garbage collection. A maximum of two (2) 32-gallon cans per pick-up.
  • Schedule: Twice weekly but contact the town for more information.
  • Service Provider: Blue Diamond Disposal, Inc., 5 Howard Blvd., 
    Mt. Arlington,  NJ   07856
    Tel: (973) 598-9800   Fax: (973) 598-9900
    Email: custsvc@bluediamonddisposal.com
    WWW: www.bluediamonddisposal.com
     

Material Accepted

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: Jefferson Township contracts to have recyclables collected curbside.
  • Schedule: Once a week single-stream recycling collection is provided by Jefferson Township under contract.
  • Service Provider: Blue Diamond Disposal, Inc., 5 Howard Blvd., 
    Mt. Arlington,  NJ   07856
    Tel: (973) 598-9800   Fax: (973) 598-9900
    Email: custsvc@bluediamonddisposal.com
    WWW: www.bluediamonddisposal.com
     

Material Accepted

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Rinse thoroughly (no residue allowed) and commingle with recyclables.
Brown Paper Bags (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Commingle with other recyclables.
Chipboard/Paperboard (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Commingle with other recyclables. Flatten all boxes. Include beverage carriers, cereal, pasta and facial tissue boxes, paper towel rolls.
Corrugated Cardboard (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Flatten and mix with other recyclables, and do not bundle or tie.
Glass Containers (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) 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 - Generic) Mix with other recyclables, and do not tie or bundle.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) Also include paperback or softcover books. Do not include hardcover books.

 

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Hauler will pick up grass clippings and leaves at the curb.
  • Schedule: Weekly collection on Wednesday. Limit 2 paper sacks or marked cans. Unlimited bag collection during fall leaf season (Oct. - Dec.) Specific dates are announced prior to the season. Call the town form more information.
  • Service Provider: Blue Diamond Disposal, Inc., 5 Howard Blvd., 
    Mt. Arlington,  NJ   07856
    Tel: (973) 598-9800   Fax: (973) 598-9900
    Email: custsvc@bluediamonddisposal.com
    WWW: www.bluediamonddisposal.com
     

Material Accepted

Brush/Tree Parts (Recycling) Tree parts must be brought to the depot. Only two bundles, cans or paper recycling bags of brush may be recycled curbside each week and weigh only a maximum of 40 lbs.
Christmas Trees (Recycling) For 2012 collection is on Wednesdays on the following dates: 1/11/2012, 1/18/2012, and 1/25/2012. Remove all decorations and no tree bags or stands.
Grass Clippings (Recycling) May be composted or put out for curbside collection in paper recycling bags only. Limit 2 bags.
Leaves (Recycling) May be composted or put out for curbside collection in paper recycling bags only. Limit 2 bags. This limit does not apply to our fall collection program.

 

Curbside Bulky Waste Collection

  • Program Description: White goods and light iron collected weekly. For pickup call the municipal building at 973-697-1500. Other bulky items are picked up on your second garbage collection day weekly. Limit: 1 bulkly item per pickup and no pre-arrangements are necessary.
  • Schedule: 
  • Service Provider: Blue Diamond Disposal, Inc., 5 Howard Blvd., 
    Mt. Arlington,  NJ   07856
    Tel: (973) 598-9800   Fax: (973) 598-9900
    Email: custsvc@bluediamonddisposal.com
    WWW: www.bluediamonddisposal.com
     

Material Accepted

 


Municipal Recycling Depot(s) In Jefferson Township

Jefferson Twp. Recycling Depot (Municipal Recycling Depot)
4 Sparta Mountain Road
Oak Ridge,  NJ   07438
Tel: (973) 697-1500  
WWW: www.jeffersontownship.net
 
  • Hours: Sat., 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Wed., 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Limitations: The facility is open to Jefferson Township residents and small businesses only.
  • Facility Type: Municipal Recycling Depot

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


 
 

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.

Wood Scraps (Recycling) Call for appointment, Saturday drop-off only.

 

 

 


Other Solid Waste Facilities In Jefferson Township

 


Documents

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