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Morris Township Solid Waste Information

Morris Township
50 Woodland Avenue Box 7603
Convent Station,  NJ   07961-7603
Tel: (973) 326-7398   Fax: (973) 605-8363
WWW: www.morristwp.com
 

Contacts From Morris Township

  • Bill Foelsch, Clean Communities Coordinator
    Morris Township
    P.O. Box 7603
    Convent Station,  NJ   07961
    Tel: (973) 326-7371   Fax: (973) 605-8363
    Email: bfoelsch@morristwp.org
    WWW: www.morristwp.org
     
  • Thomas J. Eschmann, CRP, Recycling Coordinator
    Morris Township
    PO Box 7603
    Convent Station,  NJ   07961
    Tel: 973-326-7398   Fax: (973) 326-9580
    Email: teschmann@Morristwp.com
    WWW: Morristwp.com
     

Solid Waste Services In Morris Township

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: The town provides for residential garbage collection. The municipality pays for the tipping fees directly. Receptacles shall be placed at the curb beginning at dusk of the night preceding the scheduled collection day. Receptacles shall be removed from the curb by 6:00 p.m. of the evening of collection day.
  • Schedule: Garbage is collected once a week. Contact the town for specific information. All collection services may be suspended during ice and snow storms or hurricanes. If this occurs on your scheduled pick-up day,
  • Service Provider: Morris Township, P.O. Box 7603, 
    Convent Station,  NJ   07961
    Tel: 973-326-7398   Fax: 973-326-9580
    WWW: www.morristwp.com
     

Material Accepted

Type 10 Municipal Solid Waste (Disposal) Six item limit, call 326-7398 for large/extra items. No more than 4' long. Standard 32 gallon garbage cans only with lids/handles or plastic bags (50 lb. limit per container). NO construction materials.

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: Residential recycling collection. Containers are commingled together, and mixed paper, magazines and junk mail may be commingled, tied in a bundle or placed in a brown paper bag. Cardboard and Newspaper must be separate bundles, tied securely and not to exceed 50 lbs.
  • Schedule: Every week. All collection services may be suspended during ice and snow storms or hurricanes. If this occurs on your scheduled pick-up day, GARBAGE AND RECYCLABLES will be collected the following SATURDAY. Placed at curbside no later than 6 a.m. of scheduled day (Memorial Day to Labor Day: 5:30 a.m.)
  • Service Provider: Morris Township, P.O. Box 7603, 
    Convent Station,  NJ   07961
    Tel: 973-326-7398   Fax: 973-326-9580
    WWW: www.morristwp.com
     

Material Accepted

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse and place in a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). Fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers.
Glass Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse and place in a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). Fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse and place in a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). Fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse and place in a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). Fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers.
Plastic #3 (PVC) Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse and place in a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). Fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers.
Plastic #4 (LDPE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse and place in a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). Fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers.
Plastic #5 (PP) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse and place in a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). Fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers.
Plastic #6 (PS) Styrofoam/Polystyrene (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse and place in a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). Fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers.
Plastic #7 (OTHER) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse and place in a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). Fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers.
Polyboard/Drink Boxes (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) New for 2012, place in container with commingled glass, metal, and plastic jars, bottles and containers. Do not put in container with paper recyclables.
Steel (Tin) Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse, commingle with container mix. Aerosol cans must be empty and plastic caps removed and discarded.
Chipboard/Paperboard (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Break down and tied the same as newspaper. Includes cereal boxes, shoe boxes and the like.
Mixed Office Paper (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Tied in bundles or put in paper shopping bags. Bundles and bags can be put into standard trash can with lid appropriately marked. Include junk mail with magazines. NO hard cover or telephone books.
Other Paper/Mag./JunkMail (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Tied in bundles or put in paper shopping bags. Bundles and bags can be put into standard trash can with lid appropriately marked. Include junk mail with magazines. NO hard cover or telephone books.
Newspaper (Recycling) (Including Inserts): Tied in bundles with string (50 pound limit per bundle). "Stak-N-Tie" organizers can be purchased for $10.00 at DPW or the Municipal Building.

 

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside collection of vegetative waste. Material must be placed in containers (32 gallon recommended) or brush may be tied up in bundles not to exceed 4 foot in length. Containers or bundles must not exceed 50 lbs.
  • Schedule: This collection is available the first week of each month from May to October. Please refer to the municipal calendar for the collection dates on your street.
  • Service Provider: Morris Township, P.O. Box 7603, 
    Convent Station,  NJ   07961
    Tel: 973-326-7398   Fax: 973-326-9580
    WWW: www.morristwp.com
     

Material Accepted

Brush/Tree Parts (Recycling) Brush only - No tree parts accepted. Tie in small bundles, no longer than 4 feet. Picked up bi-weekly from April to October.
Christmas Trees (Recycling) Picked up during the month of January. Remove all decorations and no tree bags or stands.
Leaves (Recycling) Raked to curb. Picked up between October and December.

 

Curbside Bulky Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside bulky waste collection.
  • Schedule: Collection is provided weekly. Check with the town for more information.
  • Service Provider: Morris Township, P.O. Box 7603, 
    Convent Station,  NJ   07961
    Tel: 973-326-7398   Fax: 973-326-9580
    WWW: www.morristwp.com
     

Material Accepted

 


Municipal Recycling Depot(s) In Morris Township

Morris Township Municipal Recycling Depot (Municipal Recycling Depot)
Jane Way
(Located off of West Hanover Ave.)
Morris Township,  NJ   07960
Tel: (973) 326-7398   Fax: (973) 326-9580
Email: teschmann@morristwp.com
WWW: www.morristwp.com
 
  • Hours: Mon. - Fri., 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Sat., 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Closed Labor Day Weekend)
  • Limitations: The facility is open to Morris 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

Batteries (Dry Cell) (Recycling) Rechargeable batteries only as alkalines are safe to place in the regular garbage. Make sure battery are individually wrapped or the terminals are taped to prevent electrical shorting and fires.
E-Waste - Computers, TVs, etc. (Recycling)

A drop-off receptacle for the disposal of home electronics is now available at the DPW Yard. 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.

Telephone Books (Recycling) Telephone books are only accepted during certain times of the year.
Tires (Recycling) Accepted at office only for a cost of $3.00 per tire - no rims. Township residents only.

 

 

 


Other Solid Waste Facilities In Morris Township

 


Documents

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