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Mendham Township
Curbside Recycling

The MCMUA provides curbside recycling collection service for Mendham Township residents. Recycling is picked up dual-stream with paper and bottles/cans collected on alternating Mondays. Weeks following a missed collection due to holiday or weather will have both set of materials (paper and bottles/cans) collected on the same day, yet in differnt containers. 0

Material Accepted For Curbside Recycling Collection by the MCMUA and Preparation Instructions

For Mendham Township, the MCMUA collects dual-stream recyclables on with paper and bottle/can collected on alternating Mondays . This means that aluminum, glass bottles and jars, steel cans and plastic containers (#1,#2,#5 only) can be mixed together for collection. In a separate container, place recyclable paper including newspaper, corrugated cardboard, junk mail, office paper, magazines, cartons, etc., for curbside collection. Additionally, none of the newspaper or cardboard needs to be bundled or tied. There is a 50-pound weight limit on each filled recycling container put out at curbside for collection by the MCMUA. W suggest no larger than 32-gallon containers so you don't go above the single container 50-pound limit. Use multiple conatiners for set-outs heavier than 50 pounds.

Mendham Township does not provide a municipal recycling depot where recyclables can be dropped off. If you missed a recycling collection, please hold on to and put out the recyclables during the next available collection.

Aluminum Containers
(Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Rinse thoroughly (no residue allowed) and commingle with recyclables.
Brown Paper Bags
(Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Commingle with other recyclables.
Chipboard/Paperboard
(Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Commingle with other recyclables. Flatten all boxes. Include beverage carriers, cereal, pasta and facial tissue boxes, paper towel rolls.
Corrugated Cardboard
(Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Flatten and mix with other recyclables, and do not bundle or tie.
Glass Containers
(Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) 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 - Generic) Mix with other recyclables, and do not tie or bundle.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles
(Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) 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 - Generic) Also include paperback or softcover books. Do not include hardcover books.

 
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