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Facility Information

Morris County
Benks Land Services 
301 Route 46
Mine Hill,  NJ  
Tel: 973-584-6869   Fax: 973-584-3819
Town: Mine Hill Township
  • Limitations: Must operate in accordance with exemption from NJDEP approval based on N.J.A.C. 7:26A-1.4(a) #3, #7, and #22.
     

    Exemption #3 is for recycling activities in which tree branches, tree limbs, tree trunks, brush and wood chips derived from tree parts are to be received, stored, processed or transferred provided that: i. Only the amount of unprocessed material which the equipment on-site or as may be readily available is capable of processing within a one-week period up to a maximum of 7,500 cy is stored on-site; ii. Storage of material on-site shall not exceed one year; iii. Storage of processed material shall not exceed 7,500 cy; and iv. Processing is limited to four times per year and each processing event shall be limited to a two-week time period.

    Exemption # 7 is for acceptance of source separated Class B recyclables, with the exception of scrap tires, leaves, non-container plastics and petroleum contaminated soil for temporary storage and operates on a continuous basis, all materials stored in roll-off containers. iii. Such person shall also meet the following criteria: (1) prevents runoff, leakage or seepage; (2) No processing in any way, including further separation; (3) To be transferred only to a recycling center; and (4) Records must be kept;

    Exemption #19 is for the receipt of less than 1,000 cy of leaves per day for transfer to a recycling center where the receipt and transfer activity meets the criteria below: i. The perimeter of the leaf receipt and transfer activity areas to be separated from any and all land uses by an effective visual screen buffer; ii. Leaf receipt and transfer operation areas no closer than 150 feet from the property line of any area of human use or occupancy; iii. Leaves to be be removed within 30 days of receipt; and iv. Records kept.

    Exemption #22 is for the receipt of Less than 3,000 cy of leaves and/or 1,000 cy of grass clippings per year, for transfer to appropriate facility. i. Leaves to be removed from the site within 45 days ; ii. Grass to be placed in nonleaking containers upon receipt at the facility and containers shall be covered immediately; iii. No grass clippings or leachate shall remain on the ground after loading; iv. Containers shall be removed within two days of the placement of any grass in the container; and address of the site to which the leaves are transferred, shall be maintained at the facility;

  • Facility Type: Exempted Solid Waste Facility
  • Permit No.: Exempt
  • Block and Lot: Block 808; Lot 9

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Acceptable Material - Recycling