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Solid Waste Programs

The Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders has designated the MCMUA to be the implementng agency for the Morris County Solid Waste Management Plan. As such, the MCMUA provides operations such as solid waste disposal at its transfer stations to the hauling community, curbside recycling collection to municipalities, and additional solid waste management services to the residents and businesses of Morris County.

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MCMUA Services

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What and How To Recycle - Rules - Statistics

Disposal/Transfer Stations IconDisposal / Garbage
Transfer stations - Costs
Insurance - Waste Flow

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Questions about pickup?
Call us at 973-659-3490

Haz-Waste IconHazardous / Special Wastes
Household hazardous waste
Drop-Off Appts. - Events

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Compost and mulch
Purchase - Delivery - Drop-Off

Anti-LitterLitter Abatement
Clean Communities
Morris County Litter-Free

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Recycling facility inclusions
County mandates

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Reuse and reduction resources

Additional Information

MCMUA News

  • December 20, 2021 - Get a Few Tips and Recycle Right For the Holidays. image of non-recyclable holiday materials.
     
  • December 10, 2021 - One dollar ($1.00) per ton solid waste tip fee increase scheduled for 2022. Rates rise just under 1% to $102.50/ton starting Jan. 1, 2022. Graph of Transfer Station Tipping Fee History 1988-2019
     
  • December 6, 2021 - Counting Down to NJ's 2022 Plastic Carryout Bag and Polystyrene Foam Ban. image Bag Ban Header
     
  • November 22, 2021 - "Thanksgiving is for sharing," stated Dave Cole, the MCMUA's Supervisor of Curbside Recycling. image of Dave Cole and Turkeyto be donated
     
  • November 15, 2021Get $50 when you recycle your working fridge or freezer with JCP&L's Appliance Recycling Program image of JCP&L Recycling Program
  • November 4, 2021 - New NJ Law - Plastic Straws Are Now By Request Only.
  • October 30, 2021 - image of Paper shred IconMendham Township is holding a paper shredding fundraiser event on Sat. October 30, Mendham Library 2 West Main Street, Brookside, 8:30AM-12 noon. Cost is $5 per grocery bag and $10 per banker’s box for paper shredding. Resident with question can call the library 973-543-4018.
    Click here for list of other paper shredding options.
     
  • October 1, 2021 - Lost wallet picked up by MCMUA and discovered at the Republic Services recycling center was returned to rightful owner. image of Eric Gabrielson holding a found wallet
     
  • October 1, 2021 - MCMUA will be taking part in the Morristown Festival on the Green on Sunday, October 3. Stop by to get recycling and trash decals, recycling market updates, and more. image Get the Point of the MCMUA Fall Festival Booth
     
  • August 12, 2021 - How to dry latex paint for disposal. It's not hazardous.
     
  • August 2021 - Stop fires caused by improper disposal of pressurized containers, metal chemical cylinders, and rechargeable batteries image flammables of concern
     
  • July 9, 2021 - Cleanup of Waterloo Valley Road & Stephen's State Park in Morris County image of leaders from July 9, 2021 cleanup
     
  • July 2021 - NJ's Bag Ban is Coming in 2022

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