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Rockaway Twp. McVeigh Recycling Center
65 Mount Hope Road
Rockaway,  NJ   07866
Tel: 973-983-2842  
WWW: www.rockawaytownship.org
Town: Rockaway Township
  • Hours: Mon. - Fri., 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sat., 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Closed on municipal holidays.
  • Notes: Located adjacent to the municipal building.
  • Limitations: This facility is open to Rockaway Township residents and small businesses only. Plastic bags and grass are not accepted at either Rockaway Township recycling center.
  • Facility Type: Municipal Recycling Depot

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

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.
Shredded Paper (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) If recycling shredded paper with in the "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 - Commingled Bottles and Cans

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse and commingle with recyclables.

Acceptable Material - Recycling - Commingled Paper

Brown Paper Bags (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Fold and stack in one brown grocery bag and place in corrugated container.
Chipboard/Paperboard (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Commingle with other recyclables. Flatten all boxes. Include beverage carrier, cereal, pasta and tissue boxes, paper towel rolls.

Acceptable Material - Recycling

Brush/Tree Parts (Recycling) No branches over 6" in diameter accepted. Brush does not have to be tied or bundled. Accepted only at Rockaway Township's McVeigh recycling center. No stumps.
E-Waste - Computers, TVs, etc. (Recycling) Accepted electronics include only the following: computers, laptops, televisions, monitors, desktop printers and fax machines. All other electronic waste should be disposed of in the garbage as it is not covered by the E-waste law and program.
Leaves (Recycling) Must empty all bags and take the bags home with you. Accepted only at Rockaway Township's McVeigh recycling center.
Tires (Recycling) Accepted at McVeigh depot only without a permit, just place intotire container. No rims and no truck tires.

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