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Recycling


Recycling Center
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Hours of Operation

Recycling is the first (1st) and third (3rd) Saturday of the month. 
HOURS: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM.
Located at the Department of Public Works Building at 2 Weider Road.

Acceptable Items
The Montague Township Recycling Center accepts the following items: 
  • Cardboard (*must be flattened)
  • Aluminum and Tin Cans
  • Newspapers (*must be tied in bundles)
  • Plastic Containers 
  • Glass Jars and Bottles
  • Used Motor Oil 
All Recyclables must be CLEAN. 
All Plastic Bags must be emptied; Montague Township does NOT accept plastic bags for Recycling. 
***The Township reserves the right to reject any recyclable and non-recyclable items***

Bulky Waste
The Montague Recycling Center accepts Bulky Waste Items at a charge of $40 per load.  Acceptable items that may be disposed of are:  Furniture, Mattresses, Carpeting, Grills, and Small Appliances.

Bulky Waste items DO NOT include:
  • Any flammable items 
  • Cans of wet paint
  • Propane Tanks
  • Tree Stumps, Branches, Brush, or Leaves
  • Household Refuse
  • Refrigerators, Freezers, and Air Conditioners
  • Boats 
  • Wood Pallets 
  • Electronics of any kind. i.e.: Televisions, computers, laptops, monitors, tablets, cell phones, and radios. 
Bulky Waste
For all additional Recycling needs, please visit
SCMUA (Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority) 
34 South Route 94, Lafayette, NJ 07848
973-579-6998 or www.scmua.org 
Hours of operation - Monday through Saturday 7:00 am to 2:00 pm 

For questions, email Lynda Familant at deputyclerk@montaguenj.org. or call (973) 293-7300.

More recycling information:    www.recyclingnj.comwww.earth911.com, and www.scmua.org.

2024 Recyclng Event Schedule updated Feb (002)

Electronics Event 4-13-24 flyer (002)

ATS-NJ-BATTERY-DISPOSAL-GUIDELINES
Recycle Right NJ Infographic (2)
Electronics Recycling Event at all Staples Locations Click for More Information
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Latex Paint
FB reusable bags

Electronics Event 4-13-24 flyer (002)

Clean Communities Program

The Montague Clean Communities program has been helping to keep our community clean and green. To help us, please report any litter problem areas to the Clean Communities program director at the Montague town hall at 973-293-7300. If you are involved in a non-profit or civic group and looking to become involved in keeping our community clean, ask about forming a clean-up brigade for an area of the township along with raising funds for your group by sending an email to deputyclerk@montaguenj.org

Updated and Expanded "Reuse Opportunities" Resource from DEP https://www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/recycling/Reuse%20Organizations%20and%20Opportunities.pdf..

Interesting Video about corrugated cardboard recycling
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCPeElrhbIQ


Litter Prevention Guide for Businesses
https://www.njclean.org/images/best-practices/resources/litter-items/Litter-Prevention-for-Businesses-Guide.pdf