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Wharton Borough Recycling Depot
North Main and Pine Street (southwest corner)
Wharton,  NJ   07885
Tel: (973) 361-8444  
WWW: www.whartonnj.com
Town: Wharton Borough
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 6am-6pm and Saturdays 8am-6pm
  • Notes: The Wharton recycling depotaccepts traditional recyclable materials mixed together in one can to correspond with the way recyclables are now collected curbside. The recycling depot is open to Wharton Borough residents only.
  • Limitations: Prohibitted items include computer components, fluorescent light bulbs and batteries. Contact the MCMUA at 973-631-5109 to manage these materials as part of their household hazardous waste program.
  • Facility Type: Municipal Recycling Depot

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

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Rinse and commingle with recyclables.
Brown Paper Bags (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Commingle with other recyclables.
Chipboard/Paperboard (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Commingle with other recyclables. Flatten all boxes. Include beverage carrier, cereal, pasta and tissue boxes, paper towel rolls.
Corrugated Cardboard (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Flatten and mix with other recyclables, no need to tie or bundle.
Glass Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Remove lids, rinse and commingle with recyclables. Metal lids may be placed in container separately.
Newspaper (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Mix with other recyclables and do not tie or bundle.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not place cap back on bottle.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not place cap back on bottle.
Shredded Paper (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) If recycling shredded paper with in the MCMUA's "all-in-one" single-stream recycling collection program, the shredded paper must be put into a translucent or clear plastic bag and the bag must be tied closed.
Telephone Books (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Includes soft-cover books. Commingle with other recyclables, Do not include hard-cover books.

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