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Netcong Borough Solid Waste Information

Netcong Borough
23 Maple Avenue
Netcong,  NJ   07857
Tel: (973) 347-0252   Fax: (973) 347-3020
WWW: www.netcong.org
 

Contacts From Netcong Borough

  • Ralph B. Blakeslee, III, Clean Communities Coordinator
    Netcong Borough
    23 Maple Ave.
    Netcong,  NJ   07857
    Tel: (973) 347-0252   Fax: (973) 347-3020
    WWW: www.netcong.org
     
  • Tom Mendel, Recycling Coordinator
    Netcong Borough
    23 Maple Ave.
    Netcong,  NJ   07857
    Tel: (973) 908-4302   Fax: (973) 347-0394
    Email: tmendel@netcong.org
    WWW: www.netcong.org
     

Solid Waste Services In Netcong Borough

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: The town provides for residential garbage collection. The municipality does not pay for the tipping fees.
  • Schedule: The entire town is collected once a week on Friday.
  • Service Provider: Gaeta Recycling, 278 West Railway Ave., 
    Paterson,  NJ   07503
    Tel: 973-278-6625   Fax: 973-278-0162
    WWW: gaetarecycling.com
     

Material Accepted

Type 10 Municipal Solid Waste (Disposal) Each household is permitted to place garbage containers at curbside after 6:00 the night before the scheduled weekly garbage collection. To prevent windblown litter please use containers with tight fitting lids.

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: Netcong contracts for single-stream, all-in-one residential curbside recycling. Maximum weight of curbside recycling container is 50 pounds; use multiple containers if needed.
  • Schedule: Every other Monday.
  • 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: Curbside collection of vegetative waste.
  • Schedule: This collection is available periodically. Check with the town for specific dates.
  • Service Provider: Netcong Borough, 23 Maple Ave., 
    Netcong,  NJ   07857-1121
    Tel: (973) 347-0252   Fax: (973) 347-3020
    WWW: www.netcong.org
     

Material Accepted

Brush/Tree Parts (Recycling) Place at curb. Limited length of 6 ft. Smaller brush may be placed in a reusable container.
Christmas Trees (Recycling) Collected curbside following the new year. Please remove all decorations and no tree bags or stands.
Leaves (Recycling) Place in bio-degradable bags available from Borough Hall.

 

Curbside Bulky Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside collection of bulky waste with regular garbage. Two bulk items (such as furniture, box spring and mattress, carpets) may be put out on garbage collection day if a sticker ($10.00 per item) has been purchased in advance at Borough Hall.
  • Schedule: Collection is weekly. Check with the town for more information.
  • Service Provider: Global Waste Industries, 679 Washington St,, 
    Hackettstown,  NJ   07840
    Tel: (908) 684-8813   Email: info@globalwasteindustries.com
    WWW: www.globalwasteindustries.com
     

Material Accepted

Metal Appliances (Recycling) Collection of white goods (appliances etc.) is by appointment with the purchase of a sticker.
Type 13 Bulky Solid Waste (Disposal) Two bulk items (such as furniture, box spring and mattress, carpets) may be put out on garbage collection day if a sticker ($10.00 per item) has been purchased in advance at Borough Hall.

 


Municipal Recycling Depot(s) In Netcong Borough

Netcong Recycling Depot (Municipal Recycling Depot)
Flanders Road
Netcong,  NJ   07857
Tel: (973) 426-7854   Fax: (973) 347-3020
WWW: www.netcong.org
 
  • Hours: Wed. 8:00 a.m. to Noon and Sat., 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Notes: As of August 2011 the Netcong recycling depot is accepting traditional recyclable materials mixed all together in one can to correspond with the way recyclables are now collected curbside.
  • Limitations: This facility is open to Netcong residents and small businesses only.
  • 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.
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 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.
Polyboard/Drink Boxes (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty and commingle with recyclable mix.
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

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

 

 

 


Documents

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