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Pequannock Township Solid Waste Information

Pequannock Township
530 Newark-Pompton Turnpike
Pompton Plains,  NJ   07444
Tel: (973) 835-5700   Fax: (973) 835-4328
WWW: www.peqtwp.org
 

Contacts From Pequannock Township

  • Denise Furfaro, Clean Communities Coordinator
    Pequannock Township
    Parks & Recreation 530 Turnpike
    Pompton Plains,  NJ   07444
    Tel: (973) 835-5700 x25   Fax: (973) 835-1152
    WWW: www.peqtwp.org
     
  • Peter Correale, CRP, Recycling Coordinator
    Pequannock Township
    530 Newark-Pompton Turnpike
    Pompton Plains,  NJ   07444
    Tel: (973) 835-5700 x128   Fax: (973) 835-24328
    Email: correale@njlincs.net
    WWW: www.peqtwp.org
     

Solid Waste Services In Pequannock Township

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: The town provides for residential garbage with bulky waste collection. The municipality pays tipping fees directly.
  • Schedule: Garbage collection is provided twice a week, Tuesday and Friday. ALL RECYCLABLE MATERIAL must be removed from garbage prior to collection. Garbage collection will not occur on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve but will occur on the day after the holiday.
  • 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) All garbage shall be placed in a suitable watertight container within five feet of the street in front of your premises. Containers shall not be placed out prior to 6:00 P.M. on the evening before collection and must be removed no later than 6:00 P.M. on the day of collection. Collection times on any given day may change without notice.
Type 13 Bulky Solid Waste (Disposal) Large Household Items such as carpeting, furniture, and other over sized articles (except Metal Articles) can be placed at curbside with your regular garbage on any regular garbage collection day. Carpeting must be tied in bundles not to exceed four feet in length. Building Material (such as fences, plumbing fixtures, roof shingles, siding, wood debris, plywood, sheet rock, etc.) and Automobile Parts are not collected as part of our solid waste or recycling programs. Residents who need to discard these types of materials must make private arrangements with their general contractor performing the home improvement; contact a solid waste hauler; or, transport material to the Morris County Transfer Station located at 1100 Edwards Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054. (The Township does not provide pick-up services for these types of materials).

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: Pequannock Township 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 Monday collection starting November 2, 2015.
  • 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) ommingle 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 Mondays from April 1 to December 31.
  • 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) Bundle and tie not to exceed 4 inches, 40 pounds or 4 feet in length.
Christmas Trees (Recycling) Curbside pick up is provided. Remove all decorations and no tree bags or stands.
Grass Clippings (Recycling) Place in either reusable container or biodegradable paper bags, not to exceed 40 pounds. Bags are available from food, home improvement and hardware stores. No plastic bags.
Leaves (Recycling) Place in either reusable container or biodegradable paper bags, not to exceed 40 pounds. Bags are available from food, home improvement and hardware stores. No plastic bags.

 

Curbside Bulky Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside bulky waste collection.
  • Schedule: Bulky waste is collected with garbage and is provided twice a week, Tuesday and Friday. ALL RECYCLABLE MATERIAL must be removed from garbage prior to collection. Garbage collection will not occur on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve but will occur on the day after the holiday.
  • 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 13 Bulky Solid Waste (Disposal) Large Household Items such as carpeting, furniture, and other over sized articles (except Metal Articles) can be placed at curbside with your regular garbage on any regular garbage collection day. Carpeting must be tied in bundles not to exceed four feet in length. Building Material (such as fences, plumbing fixtures, roof shingles, siding, wood debris, plywood, sheet rock, etc.) and Automobile Parts are not collected as part of our solid waste or recycling programs. Residents who need to discard these types of materials must make private arrangements with their general contractor performing the home improvement; contact a solid waste hauler; or, transport material to the Morris County Transfer Station located at 1100 Edwards Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054. (The Township does not provide pick-up services for these types of materials).

 


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Documents

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