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  Municipal Utilties Authority

Transfer Station Info (Tip Fee $111.25/ton)

  • Mt. Olive Mon-Fri 7:30am-3pm; Sat 7:30am-11am
  • Parsippany Mon-Fri 7am-3pm; Sat 7:30am-11am
  • Closed Sundays and Major Holidays
  • No Rental Trucks
  • Payment by Account, Check, Credit Card. No Cash
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F.A.Q. Muriatic Acid

The MCMUA operates one of NJ's most comprehensive household hazardous waste (HHW) programs. This F.A.Q. page and information on hazardous materials is intended as a guide about HHW materials as well as the MCMUA's HHW program. This information is a general guide and does not constitute official rule, regulation or law.


  • Muriatic or hydrochloric acid causes severe irritation or burns to skin and eyes.
  • Vapors may irritate respiratory tract.


  • Wear clothing that covers exposed skin areas. Use gauntlet-style acid-resistant gloves and eye protection when working with acid.
  • Use only in well ventilated areas.
  • Always add acid to water…never add water to acid.
  • Do not mix muriatic acid with any other chemicals.

Management Options

  • Do NOT dispose down the drain or in storm drains.
  • Do NOT dispose of in the trash: liquid wastes can leak in a trash truck and react with other chemicals.
  • Wastewater treatment facilities routinely use muriatic acid. Call your local facility to see if they will accept it.
  • Take to a HHW collection or commercial hazardous waste facility.