2020 TRASH AND RECYCING INFORMATION

SERVICES HANDLED BY THE TOWNSHIP DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS


Brush Pickup

ONLY DURING October AND April, weather permitting. The cut end of the brush must be facing the roadway and be neatly piled, not crossed. The maximum diameter of limbs is 3 inches. For safety reasons, thorn bushes and briar bushes will not be picked up. Please note: brush pick up is for our residents’ convenience when clearing away overgrown trees and bushes, or when storm damage occurs. We do not have the large machinery to pick up huge amounts of brush. Any commercially cut trees or bushes causing an abundance of brush cannot be picked up by our DPW crew. The SCMUA Recycling Center located on Rte. 94 in Lafayette is available to all residents. Their phone number is 973-579-6998.


Leaf Pickup

The month of November. Must be in brown paper bags or other biodegradable bags.


Christmas Tree
Drop-Off

During the Month of January, trees should be brought to the lower parking lot at Hillside Park, Lake Iliff Road. When weather permits, the trees will be chipped into mulch and will be available to all residents. Christmas trees will not be picked up curbside.


Waste Oil
Drop-Off

The last Friday of each month between the hours of 8AM and 10AM at the Municipal Garage (upper parking lot). The dates are only changed if a holiday falls on the last Friday.


Plastic Bags

Plastic Bags should not be thrown out in trash or with recyclables. They can be recycled at most grocery and department stores.


Bulk/Trash

BULK: 350-pound limit. TRASH: Limit of two (2) 32-gallon containers


Fiber

Bundle together and tie or put in a container. Cardboard, Newspapers, Magazines, Junk Mail/Paper, Food, and tissues boxes. See calendar for pickup schedule.


Commingled

Glass, Plastic, Aluminum, Tin, and wax coated containers. See calendar for pickup schedule.


Appliance and Metal Pickup

Freon must be removed. Call to schedule pick-up the last Wednesday of each month.



SCUMA INFORMATION

Sussex County Municipal Utility Authority     scuma.org

Styrofoam

SCMUA has successfully instituted a Styrofoam recycling program. Sussex County residents can bring Styrofoam to the SCMUA for recycling. At this time Styrofoam cannot be put with commingled recycling, so if you don’t want to make the trip to SCMUA, Styrofoam will continue to be put with household trash (even if there is a recycling triangle on it).


Rechargeable Battery Recycling

Rechargeable batteries (Ni-Cd, Ni-MH, Li-ion, Ni-Zn, small sealed lead less than 11 lbs.) can be recycled at the SCMUA.


Non-rechargeable Single-Use Batteries

When primary cell/non-rechargeable (AA, AAA, C, D, 6V, 9V, 1.5V) batteries are discharged, it is appropriate to put them in the trash or bring them to the SCMUA for disposal.


Please note: Batteries will no longer be accepted at the municipal building.


Paper Shredding

Third Friday of every month at the SCMUA from 9AM to 12PM; $6 minimum, no limits, cash or checks only.


Mixed Rigid Plastics (MRP)

Storage containers, tubs, shelving, toys (houses, cars, trikes), buckets, crates, laundry baskets, and lawn furniture can be brought to the SCMUA. Material is weighed and SCMUA charges a disposal fee.


Tires and Construction Debris

Must be brought to the SCMUA. It is not in the township contract with the hauler, so it will not be picked up at the curb. However, if you are replacing a broken sink or toilet, that can be put at the curb.


Electronics

Not to be put curbside—Must be properly recycled. The SCMUA (Sussex County Municipal Utility Authority in Lafayette) and all landfills have been notified by the state that landfill disposal of electronics is prohibited (NJ mandate effective: January 1, 2011).

SCMUA periodically offers free e-cycle days. If electronics are brought to the landfill any other time, the weight of the item(s) will determine the cost. NJ DEP has an “E-cycling” website: state.nj.us/dep/dshw/recycling/Electronic Waste/index.htm



2020 Pickup Schedule

Click here for printable schedule.

January

Thursday
January 2

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
January 7

Commingled
Wednesday
January 8

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
January 14

Fiber
Wednesday
January 15

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
January 21

Commingled
Wednesday
January 22

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
January 28

Fiber
Wednesday
January 29

Trash
Bulk
Metal

February

Tuesday
February 4

Commingled
Wednesday
February 5

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
February 11

Fiber
Wednesday
February 12

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
February 18

Commingled
Wednesday
February 19

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
February 25

Fiber
Wednesday
February 26

Trash
Bulk
Metal

March

Tuesday
March 3

Commingled
Wednesday
March 4

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
March 10

Fiber
Wednesday
March 11

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
March 17

Commingled
Wednesday
March 18

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
March 24

Fiber
Wednesday
March 25

Trash
Bulk
Metal
Tuesday
March 31

Commingled

April      Curbside Brush Pickup

Wednesday
April 1

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
April 7

Fiber
Wednesday
April 8

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
April 14

Commingled
Wednesday
April 15

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
April 21

Fiber
Wednesday
April 22

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
April 28

Commingled
Wednesday
April 29

Trash
Bulk
Metal

May

Tuesday
May 5

Fiber
Wednesday
May 6

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
May 12

Commingled
Wednesday
May 13

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
May 19

Fiber
Wednesday
May 20

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
May 26

Commingled
Wednesday
May 27

Trash
Bulk
Metal

June

Tuesday
June 2

Fiber
Wednesday
June 3

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
June 9

Commingled
Wednesday
June 10

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
June 16

Fiber
Wednesday
June 17

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
June 23

Commingled
Wednesday
June 24

Trash
Bulk
Metal
Tuesday
June 30

Fiber

July

Wednesday
July 1

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
July 7

Commingled
Wednesday
July 8

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
July 14

Fiber
Wednesday
July 15

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
July 21

Commingled
Wednesday
July 22

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
July 28

Fiber
Wednesday
July 29

Trash
Bulk
Metal

August

Tuesday
August 4

Commingled
Wednesday
August 5

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
August 11

Fiber
Wednesday
August 12

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
August 18

Commingled
Wednesday
August 19

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
August 25

Fiber
Wednesday
August 26

Trash
Bulk
Metal

September

Tuesday
Sept 1

Commingled
Wednesday
Sept 2

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Sept 8

Fiber
Wednesday
Sept 9

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Sept 15

Commingled
Wednesday
Sept 16

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Sept 22

Fiber
Wednesday
Sept 23

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Sept 29

Commingled
Wednesday
Sept 30

Trash
Bulk
Metal

October      Curbside Brush Pickup

Tuesday
Oct 6

Fiber
Wednesday
Oct 7

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Oct 13

Commingled
Wednesday
Oct 14

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Oct 20

Fiber
Wednesday
Oct 21

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Oct 27

Commingled
Wednesday
Oct 28

Trash
Bulk
Metal

November      Curbside Leaf Pickup

Tuesday
Nov 3

Fiber
Wednesday
Nov 4

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Nov 10

Commingled
Wednesday
Nov 11

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Nov 17

Fiber
Wednesday
Nov 18

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Nov 24

Commingled
Wednesday
Nov 25

Trash
Bulk
Metal

December

Tuesday
Dec 1

Fiber
Wednesday
Dec 2

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Dec 8

Commingled
Wednesday
Dec 9

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Dec 15

Fiber
Wednesday
Dec 16

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Dec 22

Commingled
Wednesday
Dec 23

Trash
Bulk
Tuesday
Dec 29

Fiber
Wednesday
Dec 30

Trash
Bulk
Metal