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Morris Township Solid Waste Information

Morris Township
50 Woodland Avenue Box 7603
Convent Station,  NJ   07961-7603
Tel: (973) 326-7398   Fax: (973) 605-8363
WWW: www.morristwp.com
 

Contacts From Morris Township

  • Bill Foelsch, Clean Communities Coordinator
    Morris Township
    P.O. Box 7603
    Convent Station,  NJ   07961
    Tel: (973) 326-7371   Fax: (973) 605-8363
    Email: bfoelsch@morristwp.org
    WWW: www.morristwp.org
     
  • Thomas J. Eschmann, CRP, Recycling Coordinator
    Morris Township
    PO Box 7603
    Convent Station,  NJ   07961
    Tel: 973-326-7398   Fax: (973) 326-9580
    Email: teschmann@Morristwp.com
    WWW: Morristwp.com
     

Solid Waste Services In Morris Township

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside Automated Trash Cart Collection The town provides for residential garbage collection. The municipality pays for the tipping fees directly. Carts shall be placed at the curb beginning at dusk of the preceding scheduled collection day. Carts shall be removed from the curb by 6:00 p.m. of the evening of collection day.
  • Schedule: Trash is collected once a week Monday through Thursday, except weeks which contain holidays, refer to the municipal calendar schedule for collection days. All collection services may be suspended due to inclement weather. Carts must be at the curb by 6:00 AM of your collection day (5:30 AM from Memorial Day to Labor Day)
  • Service Provider: Morris Township, P.O. Box 7603, 
    Convent Station,  NJ   07961
    Tel: 973-326-7398   Fax: 973-326-9580
    WWW: www.morristwp.com
     

Material Accepted

Type 10 Municipal Solid Waste (Disposal) Automated Trash Collection Carts for weekly collection of Monday to Thursday. Large Item Collection available once a month except for November, please call the DPW at 973-326-7398 to schedule your collection or fill out the Online Request Form. NO construction materials accepted.

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside Automated Recycling Collection Single Stream residential recycling collection for all residents. Residents should place all materials (Comingled bottles and cans, plastics (#s 1, 2, & 5 only), cardboard, magazines, newspapers, & office paper in cart or container loosely for collection. Do Not Tie Or Bundle.
  • Schedule: Recycling is collected once a week Monday through Thursday, except weeks which contain holidays, refer to the municipal calendar schedule for collection days. All collection services may be suspended due to inclement weather. Carts or containers must be at the curb by 6:00 AM of your collection day (5:30 AM from Memorial Day to Labor Day).
  • Service Provider: Morris Township, P.O. Box 7603, 
    Convent Station,  NJ   07961
    Tel: 973-326-7398   Fax: 973-326-9580
    WWW: www.morristwp.com
     

Material Accepted

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Rinse and place in a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). Fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers.
Chipboard/Paperboard (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Break down and tied the same as newspaper. Includes cereal boxes, shoe boxes and the like.
Glass Containers (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Rinse and place in a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). Fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers.
Mixed Office Paper (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Tied in bundles or put in paper shopping bags. Bundles and bags can be put into standard trash can with lid appropriately marked. Include junk mail with magazines. NO hard cover or telephone books.
Newspaper (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) (Including Inserts): Tied in bundles with string (50 pound limit per bundle). "Stak-N-Tie" organizers can be purchased for $10.00 at DPW or the Municipal Building.
Other Paper/Mag./JunkMail (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Tied in bundles or put in paper shopping bags. Bundles and bags can be put into standard trash can with lid appropriately marked. Include junk mail with magazines. NO hard cover or telephone books.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Rinse and place in the cart provided for Automated Recycling Collection or a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). for residents not in the Automated Collection Program there is a fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Rinse and place in the cart provided for Autopmated Recycling Collection or a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). For residents not in the Automated Collection Program there is a fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers. Plastic
Plastic #5 (PP) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Rinse and place in the cart provided for Autopmated Recycling Collection or a weatherproof container (standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles). For residents not in the Automated Collection Program there is a fifty (50) pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags to be used as containers. Plastic
Polyboard/Drink Boxes (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) New for 2012, place in container with commingled glass, metal, and plastic jars, bottles and containers. Do not put in container with paper recyclables.
Steel (Tin) Containers (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Rinse, commingle with container mix. Aerosol cans must be empty and plastic caps removed and discarded.

 

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside collection of vegetative waste. Material must be placed in containers (32 gallon recommended) or brush may be tied up in bundles not to exceed 4 foot in length. Containers or bundles must not exceed 50 lbs.
  • Schedule: This collection is available once a month from April to September. Please refer to the municipal calendar for the collection dates in your ZONE.
  • Service Provider: Morris Township, P.O. Box 7603, 
    Convent Station,  NJ   07961
    Tel: 973-326-7398   Fax: 973-326-9580
    WWW: www.morristwp.com
     

Material Accepted

Brush/Tree Parts (Recycling) Light Brush only, 4 inches in diameter at cut end, tied in small bundles or containerized, no longer than 4 feet, no more than 50 lbs. Picked up once a month from April to October. Refer to the municipal calendar for the collection day in your ZONE.
Christmas Trees (Recycling) Picked up during the month of January. Remove all decorations, tinsel do not place tree in bags or stands for collection.
Grass Clippings (Recycling) Containerized and accepted commingled with light brush only, no more than 50 lbs. Picked up once a month from April to October. Refer to the municipal calendar for the collection day in your ZONE.
Leaves (Recycling) Containerized and accepted commingled with light brush only, no more than 50 lbs. Picked up once a month from April to October. Refer to the municipal calendar for the collection day in your ZONE. Picked up between October and December, leaves should be placed at the curb, not is the street, and must be kept 10 feet from all storm drains.

 

Curbside Bulky Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Large Item Collection & Large Metal & Appliance Collection - Curbside bulky waste collection. NO CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS! Call the DPW at 973-326-7398 to schedule your collection or fill out website.
  • Schedule: Large Item Collection and Large Metal & Appliance Collection is provided monthly except for November.
  • Service Provider: Morris Township, P.O. Box 7603, 
    Convent Station,  NJ   07961
    Tel: 973-326-7398   Fax: 973-326-9580
    WWW: www.morristwp.com
     

Material Accepted

 


Municipal Recycling Depot(s) In Morris Township

Morris Township Municipal Recycling Depot (Municipal Recycling Depot)
Jane Way
(Located off of West Hanover Ave.)
Morris Township,  NJ   07960
Tel: (973) 326-7398   Fax: (973) 326-9580
Email: teschmann@morristwp.com
WWW: www.morristwp.com
 
  • Hours: Mon. - Fri., 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Sat., 6:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Closed on Holidays, for a schedule click here.
  • Limitations: The facility is open to Morris Township residents and small businesses only.
  • Facility Type: Municipal Recycling Depot

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Acceptable Material - Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One


 
 

Acceptable Material - Recycling

Batteries (Dry Cell) (Recycling) Rechargeable batteries only as alkalines are safe to place in the regular garbage. Make sure battery are individually wrapped or the terminals are taped to prevent electrical shorting and fires.
E-Waste - Computers, TVs, etc. (Recycling)

A drop-off receptacle for the disposal of home electronics is now available at the DPW Yard. Accepted electronics include only the following: computers, laptops, televisions, monitors, desktop printers and fax machines. All other electronic waste should be disposed of in the garbage as it is not covered by the E-waste law and program. Absolutely no curbside collection.

Telephone Books (Recycling) Telephone books are only accepted during certain times of the year.
Tires (Recycling) Accepted at office only for a cost of $3.00 per tire - no rims. Township residents only.

 

 

 


Other Solid Waste Facilities In Morris Township

 


Documents

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