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Transfer Station Construction Alert

Starting Mon., July 15, construction at the Parsippany transfer station will run through mid-August. Expect delays & use Mt. Olive transfer station as an alternate.

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

Municipal Recycling Coordinator Meetings

This page is specifically for the meetings the MCMUA conducts for the Morris County Municipal Recycling Coordinator and other in related positions.

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Outside Links and Resources

  • Primer for the Municipal Recycling Coordinator prepared by ANJR (Association of New Jersey Recyclers)
  • NJDEP Web Page for the Recycling Coordinator
  • Recycling Certification Series - Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experimental Station, Office of Continuing Professional Education conducts recycling certification courses required for municipal recycling coordinators.
     

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    Re-certification Credits for Municipal Recycling Coordinators Meetings

    In order to keep your NJ Certified Recycling Professional (CRP) status current, you are required to accrue 20 credits in a two-year period. Those credits must consist of a minimum of 6 classroom credits, and can consist of 14 meeting credits. Most of our recycling coordinators meetings count as meeting credits.

    Recertification Tracking form

    • Click here for the most recent tracking form.
       

    Classroom Credits vs. meeting credits: Please note that there is a minimum requirement of 6 classroom credits, but there is no minimum requirement for meeting credits.

    Please feel free to contact Carol Broccoli with any questions at carolbr@njaes.rutgers.edu

    Credits for Morris County Municipal Coordinator Meetings

    Listed below are the dates of the meetings and a link to view the sign-in sheets. Beginning with our 12/15/12 meeting, our sign-in sheets were updated to include time of arrival and time of departure. This provided more accurate tracking of the number of hours you actually spent at our meetings and was requested by Rutgers. Should you need to calculate your credits because you arrived late or had to leave early, 1 hour typically translates as 1 credit.

    2023 Meetings

    • Municipal Recycling Coordinators Meeting

      October 31, 2023 (10 AM to 12:30 PM)

      Morris County Library, 30 E Hanover Ave in Whippany
       
      • MRC Meeting Credits - This meeting meets the MTG requirement and counts as 2.5 meeting credits for CPR recertification. Click here for a copy of the 10/31/2023 MRC Meeting Attendance Listing.
         
      1. Introduction & Welcome, Anthony Marrone, MCMUA
        Click here to view the meeting presentation slides.
      2. Battery Recycling 101, Todd Ellis, Managing Director, Call2Recycle
        Click here to view the Call2Recycle presentation slides.
      3. Partnering with Municipalities and Recycling Inspections, Joe Schmidt, Solid Waste Enforcement Investigator, Morris County Division of Public Health.
        Click here to view the Division of Public Health's presentation slides.
         
      4. Break
         
      5. E-Waste Program Update, Chris Kaasmann, V. P Compliance, GreenChip Recycling
        Click here to view the GreenChip presentation slides.
      6. Vegetative and Household Hazardous Waste Update, Steve Adams, MCMUA Hazardous & Vegetative Waste Manager
      7. Transfer Station News, James E. Deacon, MCMUA, Solid Waste Coordinator
      8. Wrap Up, Anthony Marrone, MCMUA District Recycling Coordinator
         

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      • April 26, 2023 – Municipal Recycling Coordinators Meeting
         
        • MRC Meeting Credits - This meeting meets the MTG requirement and counts as 2.5 meeting credits for CPR recertification and 2 CEs credits for NJ Public Health Continuing Education. Click here for a copy of the 4/26/2023 MRC Meeting Attendance Listing.
           
        1. Introduction & Welcome, Anthony Marrone, MCMUA
        2. Mattress Recycling, Christine Kiourtsis, President, Renewable Recycling
        3. Morris ReStore Local Donation Options, Hannah Parry, Volunteer Coordinator, Habitat for Humanity
           
        4. Break
           
        5. Morris County’s Division of Public Health Partnering with Municipalities, Joe Schmidt, Investigator
        6. Avoiding Fast Fashion, Olivia Pasquairello, MCMUA Intern, CCM Student
        7. Safety Concerns at MRFs, Eric Gabrielson, Operations Manager, Republic MRF
        8. Household Hazardous Waste Recycling & Disposal, Steve Adams, MCMUA
        9. E-Waste Program Update, Frank Marella, MRM Recycling
        10. Transfer Station News, James E. Deacon, MCMUA
        11. Municipal Tonnage Reporting, Cheryl Birmingham, MCMUA
        12. Wrap Up, Anthony Marrone, MCMUA District Recycling Coordinator
           
      • January 27, 2023 – Municipal Recycling Coordinators Meeting, held via WebEx Event. The video of this virtual meeting is provided here.
         
        • MRC Meeting Credits - This meeting meets the MTG requirement and counts as meeting credits for CPR recertification. Click here for a copy of the 1/27/2023 MRC Meeting Attendance Listing.
           
        1. Erin Jensen NJDEP Discussed Completing the Recycling Tonnage Grant Application;
        2. Larry Gindoff, MCMUA discusses what recycling rates are and why we chase obtaining them
        3. Chris Vidal, MCMUA provides tips on increasing recycling tonnage and reporting of such in you town.
           

      2022 Meetings

      • October 26, 2022 – Municipal Recycling Coordinators Meeting, held via WebEx Event. The video of this virtual meeting is provided here.
         
        • MRC Meeting Credits - This meeting meets the MTG requirement and counts as 3 meeting credits for CPR recertification. Click here for a copy of the 10/26/2022 MRC Meeting Attendance Listing.
           
        • Anthony Marrone, District Recycling Coordinator, introduces staff and hosts the meeting.
           
        • Kim Stuart, Customer Success Manager for Recycle Coach procvides updates on the features on the administration portal for all Morris County municipalities


           
        • Eric Gabrielson, Operations Manager for Republic Services, conducts a virtual tour of the Republic Services Class "A" Single-Stream Recycling Facility, located at 103 and 105 Iron Mountain Road, Mine Hill, NJ. This is a 2022 meeting requirement for all Municipal Recycling Coordinators.


           
        • Al Gallo, Long Hill Township Municipal Recycling Coordinator and Alex McNulty, MCMUA Assistant Recycling Specialist discuss Curbside Tag It & Leave It, working with Long Hill residents, DPW staff, municipal officials, and the MCMUA


           
        • Charles Duprey, President of Naturcycle, LLC - presents on Compost Education and Its Uses for Public Works and Recycling Professionals.


           
          • Steve Adams, MCMUA Vegetative Waste & Hazardous Waste Manager provides Vegetative Waste Program/HHW Waste Program updates
             
          • James E. Deacon, MCMUA Solid Waste Coordinator provides transfer station rate, construction and tire management updates
             
          • Mike Nunn, Assistant Operations Manager and Alex McNulty, Assistant Recycling Specialist  MCMUA provide Curbside Recycling Program Updates and Best Practices for all municipalities


             

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      • February 23, 2022 – Municipal Recycling Coordinators Meeting, held via WebEx Event. The video of this virtual meeting is provided here.
         

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      2021 Meetings

      • December 9, 2021 – Municipal Clean Communities & Municipal Recycling Coordinators Meeting, held via WebEx Event due to Covid19 pandemic.
        • Meeting Credits - 1.5 Clean Communities Credits and 1.5 CRP Classroom Credits.
           
        • Morris County Clean Communities Logo Presentation: December 9, 2021 MRC / CCC Meeting (click here for PDF of Presentation)
          This PDF provide useful links and references discussed during the meeting.
          Liz Sweedy, District Recycling Coordinator
          Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority
          Telephone: 973-285-8392
           
        • Presentation: Bag Up NJ - 2022 Bag Ban Law (Click here for Powerpoint Presentation)
          Erin Jensen, Environmental Specialist
          Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste
          Bureau of Planning and Licensing
          Email: erin.jensen@dep.nj.gov
          Telephone: 609-984-9773 NJDEP Plastic Bag Ban Header
           
        • Bag Up NJ Logo Presentation: Working Towards Clean Communities - Let's Coordinate (Click here for a PDF of the Presentation)
          Joann Gemenden, Executive Director
          NJ Clean Communities Council
          Website: www.njclean.org
          Email: njccc@njclean.org
          Telephone: 609-989-5900
           
        • Morris County Law and Public Safety Logo Presentation: Enforcing the Plastic Waste Law: Morris County's Approach (Click here for a PDF of the Presentation)
          Stephanie L. Gorman, Assistant Health Officer
          County of Morris Department of Law & Public Safety
          Division of Public Health
          Website: https://health.morriscountynj.gov
          Telephone: (973) 631-5183
           
      • May 5, 2021 – Municipal Recycling Coordinators Meeting, held via WebEx Event due to Covid19 pandemic. The video of this virtual meeting is provided here.
         
        • MRC Meeting Credits - This meeting counts as 1.0 classroom and 0.5 non-classroom credits for CPR recertification.
        • Bradi Montozzi, NJDEP, Bureau of Solid Waste Permitting, provides a discussion on the need for and what it takes to designate a Temporary Debris Management Area (TDMA) for municipalities to use to stage debris following and emergency.
        • Joshua Alzona, Customer Success Manager for Recycle Coach discusses the Recycle Coach application and its value for municipalities to setup and use to inform their public on how to properly manage waste and recycling in their towns.
        • This video on Temporary Debris Management Area (TDMA) form completion is similar to the presentation provided at the May 5, 2021 MRC meeting as it provides step-by-step instructions on how to fill out the TDMA application form as well as how to complete the site drawing for the TDMA site.
        • Chris Vidal, MCMUA and Kellie Ann Keyes, MRC for Roxbury Township, discuss municipal recycling coordinator requirements as per the Morris County Solid Waste Management Plan. They also provide examples from East Hanover and Roxbury Township of how the required on-site facility inspections are useful for educating businesses about their recycling requirements.
        • Liz Sweedy, MCMUA goes over the 2021 HHW disposal day schedule, recycling coordinator requirements to attend Class "A" facility tours and the difficulty due to the pandemic and finally, the announcement of our intent to come up with a "Don't Use Plastic Bags for Curbside Recycling Campaign."
           
      • February 17, 2021 – Municipal Recycling Coordinators Meeting, held via WebEx Event due to Covid19 pandemic. The video of this virtual meeting is provided here.
         
        • MRC Meeting Credits - This meeting meets the MTG requirement and counts as 1.5 meeting credits for CPR recertification.
        • Erin Jensen, NJDEP, provides a comprehensive class for recycling coordinators on completing their annual municipal recycling tonnage grant application.
        • Anthony Marrone, MCMUA, discusses announcements regarding our household hazardous waste program and discusses current E-Waste reporting requirements.
           

      2020 Meetings

      • December 10, 2020 – Municipal Recycling Coordinators Meeting, held via WebEx Event due to Covid19 pandemic. The video of this virtual meeting is provided here.
         
        • MRC Meeting Credits - This meeting meets the MTG requirement and counts as 1.0 meeting credits for CPR recertification.
        • Liz Sweedy, MCMUA, discusses contamination issues common in recycling these days and also talks about New Jersey's new plastic bag ban.
        • Anthony Marrone, MCMUA, discusses contamination issues all to common at the MCMUA compost facilities. He discusses recycling coordinator E-waste NJDEP reporting requirements. He also presents information on how to use the MCMUA's online appointment maker for those wanting to use our household hazardous waste facility.
        • James Deacon, MCMUA, discusses using the transfer stations, social distancing issues, unacceptable materials at the transfer stations.
        • Larry Gindoff, MCMUA, shows some of the new online educational tools the MCMUA has recently developed, much of which is geared toward reducing contamination. He demonstrates the useful elements of the website for recycling coordinators and the new video games which teach about recycling. He also shows some of the new videos, cartoons, PSAs, etc.
           
      • September 22, 2020 – Municipal Recycling Coordinators Meeting, held via WebEx Event due to Covid19 pandemic. The video of this virtual meeting is provided here.
         
        • MRC Morning Meeting Credits - This meeting meets the MTG requirement and counts as 1.5 classroom credits for CPR recertification.
        • Liz Sweedy and Deirdre Gallagher, MCMUA discuss the Recycling Enhancement Act and Clean Community grants and the current budget, using the permanent household hazardous waste facility. Click here to download their presentation.
        • Eric Gabrielson of Republic Services discusses issues caused by flammable materials at the materials recovery facility. He also provides update on operated during the pandemic, recycling market updates as well as general updates regarding the operation of the Republic MRF. Click here to download his presentation.
        • Gary Sondermeyer of Bayshore recycling provided an update on current status of food waste recycling and associated legislation as it pertains to New Jersey. Click here to download his presentation. Additionally, Click here to read the white paper regarding developing New Jersey's sustainable organics materials management plan referenced in Gary's presentation.
           
      • 2019 Meetings

        • October 11, 2019 – Municipal Recycling Coordinators Meeting, Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morristown, NJ.
           
          • MRC Morning Meeting Credits - Municipal Recycling Coordinator Sign In Sheet - Certified Recycling Professionals earned 2 classroom recertification credits for attending this meeting.
          • CCCC Morning Meeting Credits - Certified Clean Communities Coordinators Sign In Sheet - Certified Clean Communities Coordinators earned 2 Clean Communities recertification Credits for attending this meeting.
             
          • MRC Awards Luncheon Credits - Municipal Recycling Coordinator Sign In Sheet - Certified Recycling Professionals earned 2 meeting recertification credits for attending the Environmental Excellence Awards Luncheon.
          • CCCC Awards Luncheon Credits - Certified Clean Communities Coordinator Sign In Sheet - Certified Clean Communities Coordinators earned 2 Clean Communities recertification Credits for attending the Environmental Excellence Awards Luncheon.
             
          • March 20, 2019 – The sign-in/sign-out sheets for the March 20, 2019 Municipal Recycling Coordinators meeting, Morris County Library, Morris Twp., NJ.
             
            • MRC Morning Meeting Credits - Municipal Recycling Coordinator Sign In Sheet - Certified Recycling Professionals earned 1 classroom recertification credit and 1.5 meeting recertification credits for attending this meeting.
               
          • February 14, 2019 – The sign-in/sign-out sheets for the February 14, 2019 Municipal Recycling Coordinators meeting, Morris County Library, Morris Twp., NJ.
             

          2018 Meetings

          • September 20. 2018 – The sign-in/sign-out sheets for the September 20, 2018 Municipal Recycling Coordinators meeting, Morris County Library, Morris Twp., NJ.
             
          • June 15, 2018 – The sign-in/sign-out sheets for the June 15, 2018 Municipal Recycling & Clean Community Coordinators meeting and Environmental Excellence Awards luncheon,Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morristown, NJ.
             
          • March 27, 2018 – The sign-in/sign-out sheets from MRC meeting held at the Morris County Library, Hanover Avenue, Morris Township.

          2017 Meetings

          2016 Meetings

          2015 Meetings

          • September 23, 2015 - This meeting counted as 2 classroom credits and 1 meeting credits if you arrived by 9:30 a.m. and stayed till 12:30 p.m. or later.
          • April 30, 2015 – If you attended the Municipal Recycling Coordinators/Clean Communities Coordinators meeting, you earned 2 classroom credits.
          • April 30, 2015 – If you attended the Environmental Excellence Awards event, you earned 1.5 meeting credits.
          • March 10, 2015 – This meeting counted as 2 classroom credits and 0.5 (one half) meeting credits if you arrived by 9:30 and stayed till 12-noon or later.
             

          2014 Meetings

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          • September 24, 2014 – This meeting counted as 1.5 classroom credits and 1.0 meeting credits if you arrived by 9:30 and stayed till 12-noon or later.
          • June 18, 2014 – This meeting counted as 1.5 classroom credits and 1.5 meeting credits if you arrived by 9:15 and stayed for the entire meeting. At the meeting Larry Gindoff distributed and discussed NJDEP's recently released the Disaster Debris Management Planning Toolkit for New Jersey Municipalities dated November 2013. (Click here or on the title to view the document). Recycling Coordinators were requested to bring these toolkits back to their municipalities and emergency management officials and begin applying for and designated Temporary Disaster Management Areas (TDMAs) to be used during emergencies in accordance with the guidance provided in the toolkit.
          • March 11, 2014 – This meeting counted as 1.5 classroom credits and 1.5 meeting credits if you arrived by 9:15 and stayed for the entire meeting.
             

          2013 Meetings

          • March 5, 2013 – This meeting counted as 2 meeting credits, if you arrived by 9 a.m. and stayed until 11 a.m.
          • June 5, 2013 – This meeting counted as 1.5 classroom credits and 1.5 meeting credits, if you arrived by 9 a.m. and stayed until 12 noon.
          • September 10, 2013 – This meeting counted as 1 classroom credit and 2 meeting credits, if you arrived by 9 a.m. and stayed until 12 noon.
          • December 11, 2013 – This meeting counted as 1 classroom credit and 2 meeting credits, if you arrived by 9:15 a.m. and stayed until 12:15 p.m. or later.
             

          2012 Meetings

          • March 6, 2012 – This meeting counted as 2 re-certification credits, if you arrived by 9 a.m. and stayed until 11 a.m.
          • June 5, 2012 – This meeting counted as 3 re-certification credits, if you arrived by 9 a.m. and stayed until 12 noon.
          • September 11, 2012 – This meeting counted as 3 re-certification credits, if you arrived by 9 a.m. and stayed until 12 noon.
          • December 13, 2012 – This meeting counted as 1 classroom credit and 2 meeting credits, if you arrived by 9 a.m. and stayed until 12 noon.
             

          2011 Meetings

          • March 8, 2011 - This meeting counted as 3 re-certification credits.
          • June 7, 2011 - This meeting counted as 3 re-certification credits.
          • September 30, 2011 – This meeting was held at ReCommunity for their grand-opening and tour of the new facility. It counted as 1.5 meeting credits.
          • December 15, 2011 – This meeting counted as 2 meeting credits and 1 classroom credit, if you arrived by 9 a.m. and stayed until 12 noon.
             

          Clean Communities Meetings:

        • Webinars for Potential recertification Credits - The sites below offer webinars, some at no cost, which may yield credits toward recertification for Certified Recycling Professionals (CRPs). Check with the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Office of Continuing Professional Education office to see if webinars of interest will earn credits.