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Morristown Solid Waste Information

Morristown
200 South Street CN 914
Morristown,  NJ   07963-0914
Tel: (973) 292-6626   Fax: (973) 292-6748
WWW: www.townofmorristown.org
 

Contacts From Morristown

  • Kirby Johnston, CRP, SRMP, CCO, Recycling Coordinator/Recycling Center Operator
    Town of Morristown
    200 South Street, PO Box 914
    Morristown,  NJ   07963-0914
    Tel: 973-644-4382   Fax: (973) 292-6671
    Email: k-johnston@townofmorristown.org
    WWW: www.townofmorristown.org/
     

Solid Waste Services In Morristown

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: The town provides for residential garbage collection. The municipality pays for the tipping fees directly.

  • Schedule: For collection purposes, the Town is divided into two zones, each zone collected two days per week. Garbage shall not be put out before 5:00 PM on the day before collection and shall be removed from the curb within twenty-four (24) hours.

    Special Note: There will be no Garbage Collection, Recycling, or Leaf Collection on the following Holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and/or the day before or after Christmas Day depending how it falls in current year. Please check your Zone Schedule by clicking the link above for more detail. However, Garbage Collection, Recycling and Leaf Collection will resume the day following the Holiday, so please be sure to leave your garbage out that evening.

  • 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

Type 10 Municipal Solid Waste (Disposal) Use only metal or plastic container of substantial construction with a capacity of not less than ten (10), or more than thirty two (32) gallons, with a tight fitting lid and wheels and/or handles of sufficient size and strength to facilitate safe handling of the container when full. Weight of garbage/recycling container cannot exceed fifty (50) pounds.

  • All garbage/recycling shall be drained of all liquids prior to placement in garbage
  • containers shall be placed for collection at ground level and at curbside to insure unimpeded access thereto sanitation/recycling personnel.
  • No medical waste shall be placed in any container. (Call DPW office for proper disposal procedures)
  • No building material, concrete, brick, and soil will be collected curbside.

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: Residential recycling collection. Containers are commingled together, and mixed paper is commingled. Newspapers to be tied or bundled.

  • Schedule: For collection purposes, the Town is divided into two zones, each zone collected two days per week. Recycling containers shall not be put out before 5:00 PM on the day before collection and shall be removed from the curb within twenty-four (24) hours.

    Special Note: There will be no Recycling Collection on the following Holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and/or the day before or after Christmas Day depending how it falls in current year. Please check your Zone Schedule by clicking the link above for more detail. However, Garbage Collection, Recycling and Leaf Collection will resume the day following the Holiday, so please be sure to leave your garbage out that evening.

  • Service Provider: Gaeta Recycling, 278 West Railway Ave., 
    Paterson,  NJ   07503
    Tel: 973-278-6625   Fax: 973-278-0162
    WWW: gaetarecycling.com
     

Material Accepted

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse, commingle with container mix.
Glass Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Remove lids, rinse, commingle with container mix. Metal lids may be placed in container separately.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Discard lids, rinse, flatten, commingle with container mix. Only include bottles with necks smaller than the base.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Discard lids, rinse, flatten, commingle with container mix. Only include bottles with necks smaller than the base.
Steel (Tin) Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse, commingle with container mix. Aerosol cans must be empty and plastic caps removed and discarded.caps.
Mixed Office Paper (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Place in cardboard box or paper bag or tie with string in bundles.
Newspaper (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Must be tied and bundled.

 

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside collection of vegetative waste. The Town shall not collect tree and shrubbery trimmings cut by landscape or tree service contractors or other commercial workmen, or which result from land being cleared or tree's taken down.

  • Schedule: Brush is collected every other month, 6 times a year curbside is one of the special collections provided by DPW.

    The Department of Public Works provides leaf collection services for the residents of Morristown two times a year -- in the spring season during the month of April and in the fall season, from October through December.

  • Service Provider: Morristown, CN 914, 
    Morristown,  NJ   07960
    Tel: 973-292-6672   Fax: 973-292-6671
    WWW: www.townofmorristown.org
     

Material Accepted

Brush/Tree Parts (Recycling) Brush is to be placed at the curb free of trash and other debris, tied in bundles no more than four (4) foot lengths, weight not to exceed fifty (50) pounds. Branches exceeding four (4) inches in diameter must be placed in a separate pile at the curb. Any branch exceeding six (6) inches in diameter will not be accepted.
Christmas Trees (Recycling) Daily curbside pick up begins after Christmas. Remove all decorations and no tree bags or stands.
Leaves (Recycling) Rake to the curb. DPW collects the leaves with leaf vacuums attached to dump trucks. Leaves must be raked to the curb free of rocks, brush, twigs, trash, grass and other debris.
Wood Scraps (Disposal) Tie in bundles, maximum of 4 feet and/or 50 pounds.

 

Curbside Bulky Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside bulky waste collection.

  • Schedule: This material is collected on the 2nd pickup day of the week. Check with 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

Batteries (Automobile) (Recycling) Cubrside pickup is the first full week of Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., and Dec.
Metal Appliances (Recycling) Cubrside pickup is the first full week of Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., and Dec. Stickers for large appliances ($5.00) and tires ($2.00) are purchased at the Tax Office, Town Hall.
Tires (Recycling) Cubrside pickup is the first full week of Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., and Dec. Stickers for large appliances ($5.00) and tires ($2.00) are purchased at the Tax Office, Town Hall.

 


Municipal Recycling Depot(s) In Morristown

Morristown Municipal Recycling Depot (Municipal Recycling Depot)
Lake Road
Morristown,  NJ   07960
Tel: (973) 644-4382   Fax: (973) 292-6671
WWW: www.townofmorristown.org/
 
  • Hours: Tue. - Fri., 7:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.(gate closes) and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. (gate closes). The Recycling Depot closes 15 minutes after gate closing times. Closed Sundays and Mondays.
  • Limitations: The Town of Morristown’s Lake Road Recycling Center is open to all residents, schools, institutions, hospitals, governments and businesses in the Town of Morristown. There is NO CHARGE for recycling of mixed paper, glass, plastic, electronics or metals. Residents (proof of Morristown residency required) and businesses may drop off recycling during our hours. Do not bring construction debris, household trash, paint or any hazardous wastes.

    Some of the items that are NOT RECYCLABLE include the following:

    Plastic toys, plastic pools, plastic auto parts, plastic furniture, wood furniture, construction grade wood, construction debris, carpets, mattresses, window glass, mirrored glass, PVC pipe, small plastic appliances, ceramic dishes & containers, plastic sheeting and tarps, vinyl siding, rubber hose, 5-gal.buckets, latex paint, empty paint buckets, styrofoam (peanuts, packing, coolers, etc.), kitchen waste and general household trash.

  • 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 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.

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 Morristown

R&S Supply (Exempted Solid Waste Facility)
114 Ridgedale Ave.
Morristown,  NJ   07960
Tel: 973-927-0927   Fax: 973-927-0929

 


Documents

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