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Mendham Township Solid Waste Information

Mendham Township
P.O. Box 520
Brookside,  NJ   07926
Tel: (973) 543-4555   Fax: (973) 543-6630
WWW: www.mendhamtownship.org
 

Contacts From Mendham Township

  • Kirby Johnston, Recycling Coordinator
    Mendham Township
    PO Box 520
    Brookside,  NJ   07926
    Tel: 973-543-4555 x 211   Fax: 973-543-6630
    WWW: www.mendhamtownship.org
     

Solid Waste Services In Mendham Township

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: The town provides for residential garbage collection. The municipality does not pay for the tipping fees. It is a per container by weight system. Contact the Town for additional details.
  • Schedule: Garbage collection is once per week. Contact the town for more information.
  • Service Provider: RTS (Recycling Track Systems for Mendham Twp), , 

    Tel: 1-833-663-6787 or 973-543-4555 x 213   Email: MendhamTwp@rts.com

     

Material Accepted

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: For the Township of Mendham, the MCMUA collects dual-stream recyclables. This means that containers including aluminum, glass bottles and jars, steel cans and plastic containers can be mixed together yet kept and collected separte from recyclable paper which includes newspaper, corrugated cardboard, junk mail, office paper, magazines, cartons, etc., Additionally, none of the newspaper or cardboard needs to be bundled or tied. There is still a 50-pound weight limit on the recycling container put out at curbside for collection by the MCMUA and please use a lid to keep materials dry and to prevent litter..
  • Schedule: Starting in 2021 the MCMUA collects dual-stream recycling from the Township of Mendham. One Monday mixed papers will be collected follwed by collection of mixed containers the following Monday.
  • Service Provider: Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority, 214A Center Grove Road, 
    Randolph,  NJ   07869
    Tel: 973-659-3490   Fax: 973-537-6495
    Email: info@mcmua.com
    WWW: www.mcmua.com
     

Material Accepted

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Rinse thoroughly (no residue allowed) and commingle with other containers.
Glass Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Remove lids, rinse the glass and commingle with with other recyclable containers. Put metal lids into container; do not put metal lids back onto glass bottles and jars.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable container mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto bottles. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable container mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto bottles. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable container mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto bottles. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable container mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto bottles. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #5 (PP) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable container mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto bottles. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Polyboard/Drink Boxes (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable container mix.
Steel (Tin) Containers (Recycling - Commingled Bottles and Cans) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable container mix. Aerosol cans must be empty. Remove plastic cap/lids, and put them into the garbage.
Chipboard/Paperboard (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Recycle with other papers materials. Flatten all boxes. Include beverage carriers, cereal, pasta and facial tissue boxes, paper towel rolls. Do not recycle plastic coated cardboard. If it is really tough to tear the cardboard, it is not recyclable.
Corrugated Cardboard (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Flatten and mix with other paper recyclables and do not bundle or tie. You can flatten and place many boxes in one corrugated box and set it out for collection next to your container. Do no place loose boxes at the curb..
Newspaper (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Recycle with other paper materials, and do not tie or bundle.
Shredded Paper (Recycling - Commingled Paper) If recycling shredded paper with in the MCMUA's dual-stream recycling collection program, the shredded paper must be put into a translucent or clear plastic bag and the bag must be tied closed and then placed with the mixed paper recycling. Shred as little as possible and this is the only permitted acceptance of plastic bags with recycling collection.
Telephone Books (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Also include paperback or softcover books. Do not include hardcover books..

 

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside collection of vegetative waste.
  • Schedule: This collection is only available seasonally. Brush collection once each Spring and Fall.
  • Service Provider: Mendham Township, P.O. Box 520, 
    Brookside,  NJ   07926
    Tel: 973-543-4555   Fax: 973-543-6630
    WWW: www.mendhamtownship.org
     

Material Accepted

Christmas Trees (Recycling) Early January only. For 2012 tree must be at the curb by1/9/2012. Remove all decorations and no tree bags or stands.

 

Curbside Bulky Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside bulky waste collection.
  • Schedule: Collected weekly. Check with the town for more information.
  • Service Provider: RTS (Recycling Track Systems for Mendham Twp), , 

    Tel: 1-833-663-6787 or 973-543-4555 x 213   Email: MendhamTwp@rts.com

     

Material Accepted

 


Documents

Click below to view original documents regarding Mendham Township. If inconsistencies are discovered between these documents and the information provided below, one should initially assume Mendham Township document is correct as it was produced directly by the town. Please contact Mendham Township to verify any issues you are uncertain about and please forward any corrections to the MCMUA at info@mcmua.com.