2009 Curbside Pick-up Schedule - EVERY
|January 6, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
||July 7, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling|
|January 20, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
||July 21, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling|
|February 3, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
||August 4, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling|
|February 17, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
||August 18, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling|
|March 3, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
||September 1, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling|
|March 17, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
||September 15, 2009 Tuesday Recycling|
|March 31, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
||September 29, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling|
|April 14, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
||October 13, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling|
|April 28 , 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
||October 27, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling|
|May 12, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
||November 10, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling|
|May 26, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
||November 24, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling|
|June 9, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
||December 8, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling|
|June 23, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
||December 22, 2009 - Tuesday Recycling
NOTE: If cancelled due to severe weather, there is no make up schedule.
here for Morris Plains 2009 Recycling Bulletin.
All materials must be at the curb the night before the collection
day. If not picked up by 3:00 p.m., call Borough Hall (973)538-2224
by 10 a.m. on the following day. Labels for containers are available
by calling the Department of Public Works. If you have a problem
with collection, you must call the municipal office no later than
10:00 a.m. the morning following your collection day. All containers
must have handles and should weigh no more than 50 lbs.
Remove and throw away plastic caps or lids, however,
put clean metal lids into the container for mixed recyclables.
- GLASS BOTTLES and JARS
Clear, brown and green only. No mirrors, glasses, light bulbs
- PLASTIC BOTTLES/TWO TYPES
Look for the following codes on the bottom of bottles only:
- PETE (coded #1)
- HOPE (coded #2)
PREPARATION - Rinse bottles and discard plastic caps. Combine
with other mixed recyclables in same rigid and reusable container.
DO NOT include tubs (e.g. margarine, ice cream), motor-oil, anti-freeze
containers or any plastic other than bottles. Step on plastic
bottles to conserve space.
For more information on recycling plastics read A
Primer on Plastics
- ALUMINUM CANS
No pots, pans, plates or foil.
PREPARATION - Rinse and combine with other mixed recyclables in
a rigid and reusable container.
- STEEL CONTAINERS
Includes food/beverage cans, EMPTY paint cans and EMPTY aerosol
cans (with plastic tops removed). Put empty insecticide or pesticide
cans into the trash; if they are not empty, dispose of them through
the Morris County household hazardous waste program. Information
is available at mcmua.com
or call 973-829-8006.
PREPARATION - Combine with other mixed recyclables after removing
plastic caps or lids. DRY, EMPTY and OPEN paint cans (from both
latex and oil based paints) are acceptable. Remove lids from steel
paint cans, and put them into the mixed recyclable container.
Includes glossy inserts that come with the newspaper.
PREPARATION - Bundle and cross-tie with twine. Keep separate from
magazines/junk mail. DO NOT put into brown paper or plastic bags.
All Other Paper
- MIXED PAPER
Includes magazines,catalogs, coupons, junk mail, envelopes, phone books, slick
paper, carbon less paper (NCR), copy paper, direct mail ads, fax
paper, manila file folders, Pendaflex folders (remove metal bar)
and non-foil/non-metallic gift wrap.
PREPARATION - Separate and DO NOT mix with the newspaper.
Place loose in a rigid reusable container or brown paper bag - never in a plastic
bag. Obtain labels at the Borough
Clerk's office or at the Recycling Center for all your rigid
- CORRUGATED CARDBOARD
Ridged cardboard containers used for shipping.
PREPARATION - Flatten, bundle, tie and put out with your
chipboard and brown bags.
Thin brown or gray board (for example; cereal boxes, gift
boxes, tablet backings, egg cartons, cores from paper towels).
PREPARATION - Empty, flatten and place in a brown paper bag. Put
out with corrugated cardboard. Do not include six-pack holders
from beer/soda. No metallic coating of any kind. They should be
put into the regular trash at this time.
- BROWN BAGS
Heavy kraft paper bags.
PREPARATION - Fold and tie or put into one of the bags along with
chipboard. Put out with corrugated cardboard. Keep separate from
For additional information on recycling see How to Prepare Recyclables For Curbside Collection
We ask your cooperation in making Brush
Pick-up more efficient by observing the following guidelines:
- NO BRANCHES OR LIMBS MORE THAN 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER WILL
BE PICKED UP. Only branches, limbs and logs that can be
chipped will be collected.
- SMALL LIMBS AND TWIGS should be tied in 1-FOOT ROUND BUNDLES
NO LONGER THAN 6 FEET.
- ALL BRANCHES, LIMBS OR LOGS should be no longer than 6
feet, neatly stacked, all in one direction. No more than
3 inches in diameter is allowed. CHIPPER LIMITS.
- VINES AND PRICKER BUSHES must be tied in BUNDLES.
- STUMPS are to be free of DIRT AND DEBRIS.
- NO LEAVES OR GRASS CLIPPINGS are allowed with Brush Pick-Up.
- NO LUMBER, METAL, BUILDING MATERIAL OR FOREIGN DEBRIS
REMINDER: If you are an OUTSIDE CONTRATOR
to cut down a tree, trim trees, bushes and/or landscape, the
CONTRACTOR IS RESPONSIBLE for hauling it away — not
VIOLATIONS: If Brush Pick-Up procedures
are not followed, brush will not be picked up and a notice
will be left describing the violation(s).
GRASS CLIPPINGS - April 1st, 2009 to November 4th, 2009 The only materials which should be put into the covered containers for Wednesday pick-ups is grass. Please: NO TWIGS, BRANCHES, STONES OR OTHER MATERIALS.
LEAF PICKUP - October 12th to December 4th, 2009 grass, sticks, vines or stones in leaves. Rake leaves to curbside. DO NOT PUT LEAVES IN
CHRISTMAS TREE PICK-UP - - JANUARY 4, 11, AND 18, 2010
brush will be picked up. No plastic bags, nails, wire or ornaments are to be
left on trees.
Thank you for your cooperation - Department
of Public Works - 973-538-4494