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Randolph Township Solid Waste Information

Randolph Township
502 Millbrook Ave
Randolph,  NJ   07869-3799
Tel: (973) 989-7060   Fax: (973) 989-7076
WWW: www.randolphnj.org
 

Contacts From Randolph Township

  • Mark Caputo, Clean Communities Coordinator
    Township of Randolph
    502 Millbrook Avenue
    Randolph,  NJ   07869
    Tel: (973) 989-7050   Fax: (973) 989-7076
    Email: mcaputo@randolphnj.org
    WWW: www.randolphnj.org
     
  • Kathy Heath, CRP, Recycling Coordinator
    Randolph Township
    502 Millbrook Ave
    Randolph,  NJ   07869
    Tel: (973) 989-7050   Fax: (973) 989-7076
    Email: kheath@randolphnj.org
    WWW: www.randolphnj.org
     

Solid Waste Services In Randolph Township

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: The Township of Randolph provides residential curbside garbage collection once per week to all township streets with the exception of garden apartment complexes.
     
  • Schedule: Collection routes and schedules vary depending upon your neighborhood. Click here to look up the routes on Randolph's website or contact the Health Department at 973.989.7050 for more information. If curbside pickup services are cancelled due to snow, makeup day is the next business day. Cancellation is determined by road conditions, extreme weather, etc.
     
  • 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) Garbage should be placed at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on scheduled collection daya, and no earlier than 9:00 p.m. the evening prior to the collection day. Do not put out trash before the day of the collection; it is unsightly and a potential health hazard. Additionally, empty garbage cans must be removed from the curb no later than sundown on collection day.
 

Trash should be left in covered 32-gallon containers or heavy-duty plastic bags and not exceed 30 pounds each. Loose household items must be placed curbside in bags or cans (not recyclable cardboard boxes).You may put out one large household item on each garbage collection day i.e., couch, chair, mattress, box spring, paint cans (completely dried out and empty), or rolled and tied rug/carpet (approximately 110 sq. ft., no more than 4 feet long).

Items not collected with your trash include:

Auto parts - Car batteries, mufflers, engines, tires etc. Batteries and tires are accepted at the Recycling Center

All recyclables - You may take these items (listed on the recycling information page) to our Recycling Center or leave them out on designated days for curbside pickup of recyclables..

All building/construction materials - Building/construction materials are not collected and cannot be dropped off at any location in Randolph. Building materials include: sheet rock, lumber, cabinets, bricks, railroad ties, roofing materials, etc. Private arrangements must be made with your contractor or a private sanitation company for collection of any type of building material. Another option is to take them to the Mt. Olive Transfer Station, where you will be charged a disposal fee..

Items weighing over 200 pounds or longer than 5 feet - Too big! Too big!.

Electronic Waste - E-waste cannot be placed curbside with other household trash. E-waste refers to home electronics such as televisions, computers, monitors, laptops, computer peripherals, fax machines, VCRs and radios. These items must be disposed of at the Recycling Center which has a special drop-off receptacle designated for e-waste..

Household hazardous waste - Certain types of household waste such as oil-based paints, stains and paint thinners, used oil, pool chemicals, herbicides/pesticides, propane tanks, gasoline, kerosene and asbestos under 100 pounds are considered potentially hazardous and these items cannot be placed curbside with other household trash. Hazardous materials pose a risk to refuse workers and are harmful to the environment.

Hazardous substances may be brought to the Mt. Olive Transfer Station on Gold Mine Road. In addition, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) holds three events during the year for the disposal of household hazardous waste.

If you have questions about household hazardous waste disposal, call the MCMUA at (973) 631-5109. Note: there is a small fee to drop off some materials and payment is required by check, not cash or credit card. Check the MCMUA web site for details.

Grass clippings, branches and leaves - These items are treated as recyclables.

Large household appliances (white goods) Curbside collection of refrigerators, stoves and other major appliances is available year-round by advance arrangement. To have one or more of these items removed, all you need to do is call the Health Department at 973.989.7050. There is a fee of $30.00 per item.

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: Newspapers bundled and tied. Mixed paper commingled. All bottles and cans commingled (plastic #1 & #2, #4, #5 & #7, glass, aluminum and steel) Cans and/or bundles not to exceed 50 pounds for ALL accepted materials.
     

    Recyclables left for curbside collection must be placed in metal or plastic containers only. Attendants will not pick up items left out in cardboard boxes or plastic bags.

    If you are new to Randolph and in need of a blue recycling container, please call the Department of Health at 973.989.7050. If you use your own container, size and weight limitations apply-32 gallon volume and 50 lbs. Decals for your recycling container may also be obtained from the Department of Health.

  • Schedule: 

    Attention: As of January 1, 2017, your Randolph recycling route # and collection day have probably changed. Please select your street in the drop down menu below to determine your new route # and collection day.

    Curbside collection of both trash and recyclables is provided to all town streets with the exception of garden apartment complexes. Garbage is collected once each week; recyclables are collected twice per month, during the 2nd and 4th week of each month. Collection routes and schedules vary depending upon your neighborhood but it is important to note that as of 2017, the curbside collection of both garbage and recyclables will take place on the same day of the week. This means that twice per month, during the 2nd and 4th week, residents will be placing their recycling alongside their garbage.

    Trash and recyclables should be placed curbside by 6:00 a.m. on your scheduled collection day to ensure pickup.

    Click here to look up the routes on Randolph's website or contact the Health Department at 973.989.7050 for more information.

    If curbside pickup services are cancelled due to snow, makeup day is the next business day, weather permitting Cancellation occurs when the Randolph Township schools are closed. Recyclables left for curbside collection must be placed in metal or plastic containers only. Attendants will not pick up items left out in cardboard boxes or plastic bags.
     

  • 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 - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Remove lids and rinse clean. No paint/aerosol cans, pie plates or aluminum foil. Okay to co-mingle with glass and plastic.
Glass Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Clear, green/blue & brown beverage and food containers. No drinking glasses, ceramic dinnerware, crystal, light bulbs, plate, window glass, mirrors or lab (test tubes) glass. Remove caps and neck rings; rinse clean. Okay to co-mingle with plastic and cans.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Pourable plastic (mouth is smaller than the base) #1 containers only. Please, no motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass
Plastic #1 (PETE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Pourable plastic #1 acontainers only. Please, no motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Pourable plastic (mouth is smaller than the base) #2 containers only. Please, no motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Pourable plastic #2 containers only. Please, no motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass
Plastic #4 (LDPE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Pourable plastic #4 containers only. Please, no motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass
Plastic #5 (PP) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Pourable plastic #5 containers only. Please, no motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass
Plastic #7 (OTHER) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Pourable plastic #7 containers only. Please, no motor oil or antifreeze bottles, any petroleum products, plastic bags, toys or trays. Remove caps, rinse clean and flatten. Okay to co-mingle with cans and glass
Steel (Tin) Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Remove lids and rinse clean. No paint/aerosol cans, pie plates or aluminum foil. Okay to co-mingle with glass and plastic.
Mixed Office Paper (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Commingle newspapers, junk mail, telephone directories, catalogs, wrapping paper, magazines, books. We also accept computer paper, envelopes and card stock.

Place in recycling container or doubled brown bags and cross-tie (tying is preferred but not requied) with cord (no tape or metal wire); okay to include chipboard and brown bags. Secure mixed paper appropriately; you are responsible for retrieving loose paper. Do not use plastic bags, wire or tape to secure mixed paper. Maximum container/bundle weight: 50 lbs.

Newspaper (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Commingle newspapers, junk mail, telephone directories, catalogs, wrapping paper, magazines, books. We also accept computer paper, envelopes and card stock.

Place in recycling container or doubled brown bags and cross-tie (tying is preferred but not requied) with cord (no tape or metal wire); okay to include chipboard and brown bags. Secure mixed paper appropriately; you are responsible for retrieving loose paper. Do not use plastic bags, wire or tape to secure mixed paper. Maximum container/bundle weight: 50 lbs.

Other Paper/Mag./JunkMail (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Commingle newspapers, junk mail, telephone directories, catalogs, wrapping paper, magazines, books. We also accept computer paper, envelopes and card stock.

Place in recycling container or doubled brown bags and cross-tie (tying is preferred but not requied) with cord (no tape or metal wire); okay to include chipboard and brown bags. Secure mixed paper appropriately; you are responsible for retrieving loose paper. Do not use plastic bags, wire or tape to secure mixed paper. Maximum container/bundle weight: 50 lbs.

Corrugated Cardboard (Recycling) All corrugated paper materials, chipboard (cereal boxes, pizza boxes, gift boxes…no waxed chipboard, as in orange juice cartons). Flatten, bundle and tie securely with cord (no tape or metal wire). Maximum bundle weight: 50 lbs.
Tires (Recycling) Automobile, truck and bike tires. Remove steel rims. Limit 4 per resident if bringing to the Recycling Center; curbside collection is limit 1 per pickup

 

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside collection of vegetative waste.
  • Schedule: This collection is available seasonally. Check with town for schedule.
  • Service Provider: Randolph Township, 502 Millbrook Ave., 
    Randolph,  NJ   07869-3799
    Tel: (973) 989-7100   Fax: (973) 989-7076
    WWW: www.randolphnj.org
     

Material Accepted

Brush/Tree Parts (Recycling) Maximun acceptable branch size is 4 feet in length by 3 inches diameter. Dates are published in the Randolph Reporter and on the web site.
Christmas Trees (Recycling) The trees must be bare, with no stands, ornaments, lights, tinsel, etc. The collected trees will be chipped and the chips will be available at the Recycling Center for use in next year's gardens.

Christmas trees must be out at the curb. Check the web site for collection start date.

Trees put out later than this date WILL NOT be picked up by the township. However, Christmas trees will be accepted anytime during normal working hours at the recycling center on Sussex Turnpike.

Leaves (Recycling) Fall curbside collection, per Dept. Public Works schedule.

 

Curbside Bulky Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Collected curbside by appointment only. Call 973-989-7050. Items eligible for pick-up include televisions, mattresses/boxsprings, household furniture, rugs (rolled & tied in 4 foot lengths). Building materials, car parts, recyclables, white goods (large appliances) and yard waste will NOT be collected during bulk weeks.
     
  • Schedule: Spring and fall bulk weeks (time to tackle your basement? attic? kid's rooms?) are scheduled twice yearly--exact dates are published in the Randolph Reporter. Spring bulk week is usually conducted in May; fall bulk week in October. Please have all of the items you would like picked up out at your curbside by 6AM on the designated Monday regardless of your normal trash collection day. The collectors will only come through your neighborhood once!
     
  • Service Provider: Randolph Township, 502 Millbrook Ave., 
    Randolph,  NJ   07869-3799
    Tel: (973) 989-7100   Fax: (973) 989-7076
    WWW: www.randolphnj.org
     

Material Accepted

E-Waste - Computers, TVs, etc. (Recycling) Large household TVs curbside collection is available year-round by advance arrangement. To have one or more of these items removed, all you need to do is call the Health Department at 973.989.7050. There is a fee of $30.00 per item.
Metal Appliances (Recycling) Large household appliances (stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, large TVs, dishwashers, etc.). Curbside collection is available year-round by advance arrangement. To have one or more of these items removed, all you need to do is call the Health Department at 973.989.7050. There is a fee of $30.00 per item.
Plastic - Large Rigid (Recycling) Large rigid plastic item recycling and curbside collection is available year-round by advance arrangement. To have one or more of these items removed, all you need to do is call the Health Department at 973.989.7050. There is a fee of $30.00 per item.
Scrap Metal (Recycling) Large scrap metal curbside collection is available year-round by advance arrangement. To have one or more of these items removed, all you need to do is call the Health Department at 973.989.7050. There is a fee of $30.00 per item.

 


Municipal Recycling Depot(s) In Randolph Township

Randolph Twp Recycling Center (Municipal Recycling Depot)
1345 Sussex Turnpike
Randolph,  NJ   07069
Tel: 973.989.7050  
WWW: www.randolphnj.org
 
  • Hours: 

    Updated November 9, 2011: As a result of the October 2011 snowstorm and its aftermath, the center will temporarily be open Mondays and Tuesdays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Wednesday through Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m
    . Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    (closed on holidays and during inclement weather)

  • Notes: Located at the intersection of Morris and Sussex Turnpikes.
  • Limitations: 

    The Center accepts materials from Randolph Residents ONLY. Residency stickers are required for all vehicles entering the Center. These stickers are free and good for as long as you own your vehicle. Residents can obtain separate permits for each vehicle. Stickers are issued at the Recycling Center (stop by the office) or at the Dept. of Health in the Municipal Office Building. Bring proof of residency (driver's license ok) when you come. Please drive slowly...many of our children help with recyling chores.

    Prohibited Materials

    Items not accepted at the Recycling Center.

    • asbestos
    • automobile fluids
    • button batteries
    • construction materials
    • driveway sealer/tar
    • gasoline
    • herbicides
    • insulation
    • kerosene
    • oil-based paints/stains
    • pesticides
    • plastic bags
    • pool chemicals
    • propane tanks
    • siding
    • smoke detectors
  • Facility Type: Municipal Recycling Depot
  • Permit No.: NA
  • Block and Lot: Block 86; Lots 73 and 74

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


 
 

Acceptable Material - Recycling

Batteries (Automobile) (Recycling)

Lead-acid car and motorcycle batteries will be accepted at the Recycling Center; no curbside collection.

Batteries (Dry Cell) (Recycling)

Alkaline batteries such as AAA, AA, C, D and 9-volt batteries now fall below federal and state hazardous waste standards and should be thrown out with your household trash. Rechargeable batteries must be recycled. Drop-off boxes are located at the Recycling Center and Health Department. Lead-acid car and motorcycle batteries will be accepted at the Recycling Center. Button batteries still contain hazardous elements such as mercury and should be disposed of at a household hazardous waste event. They will not be accepted at the Recycling Center.

Books (Hard Cover) (Recycling)

Books are now accepted at the Recycling Center and require no special handling. If your books are in good shape, consider donating them to a library. If your books are not added to the collection, they will be inventoried as stock for the library’s next book sale. All proceeds benefit the library and therefore, the community. Also, think about shelters, schools and religious organizations…books almost always have another life.

Brush/Tree Parts (Recycling)

Basic yard debris. Maximum acceptable branch size is 4 feet long by 4 inches in diameter. Branches that meet specified size requirements are accepted at the Recycling Center year-round. Please, no stumps.

Christmas Trees (Recycling) Christmas trees will be accepted anytime during normal working hours. The trees must be bare, with no stands, ornaments, lights, tinsel, etc. The trees will be chipped and the chips will be available at the recycling center for use in next year's gardens.
Corrugated Cardboard (Recycling)

Only corrugated cardboard and chipboard go in the compactor at the Recycling Center. Curbside pickup rules are different.

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.

Grass Clippings (Recycling)

Grass clippings may be dropped off at the Recycling Center on weekends only. No other lawn debris. Put in containers (bags, garbage cans). Must bring to Recycling Center; no curbside collection.

Leaves (Recycling) No other lawn debris. No bags. Fall curbside collection, per Dept. Public Works schedule. Dates are published in the Randolph Reporter. Leaves are accepted at Recycling Center year-round.
Metal Appliances (Recycling)

Large household appliances (stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, dishwashers etc.). No special handling required. Curbside collection is available year-round by advance arrangement. To have one or more of these items removed, all you need to do is call the Health Department at 973.989.7050. There is a fee of $30.00 per item.

Motor Oil (Used) (Recycling)

All kinds accepted. Transport in appropriate containers.

Plastic - Large Rigid (Recycling)

Accepted at depot only and not curbside, item include: spackle buckets (with wire handle removed), large children’s plastic toys (electronics removed), plastic flower pots and plant trays (soil removed) and plastic clothes hangers.

Scrap Metal (Recycling)

Lawn chair frames, filing cabinets, tools, window frames, metal railings, nails, metal hangers, and some small appliances. Strip all non-metal materials. Consult with Recycling Center attendants before leaving any scrap material. Must bring to Recycling Center; no curbside collection.

Textiles (Recycling)

Non-profit drop-boxes are next to the attendant’s office. If the boxes are full, please notify the attendant. Do not leave food donations in these boxes.

Tires (Recycling)

Automobile, truck and bike tires. Remove steel rims. Limit 4 per resident if bringing to the Recycling Center; curbside collection is limit 1 per pickup.


 

 

 


Other Solid Waste Facilities In Randolph Township

Gantert Paving (Exempted Solid Waste Facility)
1376 Sussex Turnpike
Randolph,  NJ   07869
Tel: 973-277-8124  

 


Documents

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