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Morris Plains Borough Solid Waste Information

Morris Plains Borough
531 Speedwell Avenue
Morris Plains,  NJ   07950
Tel: (973) 538-2224   Fax: (973) 538-8834
WWW: www.morrisplainsboro.org
 

Contacts From Morris Plains Borough


Solid Waste Services In Morris Plains Borough

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: The town provides for residential garbage collection.
  • Schedule: Collection is provided on Monday and Thursday. Contact the town for more information.
  • Service Provider: Suburban Disposal, 54 Montesano Road, 
    Fairfield,  NJ   07004
    Tel: 973-227-7020   Email: jroselle@suburbandisposalinc.com
    WWW: suburbandisposalinc.com
     

Material Accepted

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: Morris Plains contracts for single-stream, all-in-one residential curbside recycling. Maximum weight of curbside recycling container is 50 pounds; use multiple containers if needed.
  • Schedule: As of July 5, 2016, Morris Plains has curbside recycling collection every Tuesday.
  • Service Provider: Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority, 214A Center Grove Road, 
    Randolph,  NJ   07869
    Tel: 973-659-3490   Fax: 973-537-6495
    Email: info@mcmua.com
    WWW: www.mcmua.com
     

Material Accepted

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Rinse thoroughly (no residue allowed) 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 carriers, cereal, pasta and facial tissue boxes, paper towel rolls.
Corrugated Cardboard (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Flatten and mix with other recyclables, and do not bundle or tie.
Glass Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Remove lids, rinse the glass and commingle with recyclables. Put metal lids into container; do not put metal lids back onto glass bottles and jars.
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 put caps/lids back onto bottles. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto bottles. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #4 (LDPE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #5 (PP) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #7 (OTHER) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
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.
Steel (Tin) Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclables. Aerosol cans must be empty. Remove plastic cap/lids, and put them into the garbage.
Telephone Books (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Also include paperback or softcover books. Do not include hardcover books.

 

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside collection of vegetative waste.
  • Schedule: This collection is only available seasonally.
  • Service Provider: Morris Plains Borough D.P.W., 531 Speedwell Ave, 
    Morris Plains,  NJ   07950
    Tel: 973-538-2224   Fax: 973-538-8834
    WWW: www.morrisplainsboro.org
     

Material Accepted

Christmas Trees (Recycling) For 2012 curbside pick up is 1/3/2012, 1/9/2012 and 1/16/2012. Remove all decorations and no tree bags or stands.

 


Municipal Recycling Depot(s) In Morris Plains Borough

Morris Plains Municipal Recycling Depot (Municipal Recycling Depot)
263 Tabor Road (Route 53)
Morris Plains,  NJ   07950
Tel: (973) 538-2224   Fax: (973) 538-8834
WWW: www.morrisplainsboro.org
 
  • Hours: Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
  • Notes: Morris Plains recycling depot is accepting traditional recyclable materials mixed all together in one can to correspond with the way recyclables are now collected curbside.
  • Limitations: The facility is open to Morris Plains residents and small businesses. The only materials accepted at the depot for recycling are the ones listed.
  • 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.
Polyboard/Drink Boxes (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty and commingle with recyclable mix.
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.
Steel (Tin) Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Rinse, commingle with recyclables. Aerosol cans must be empty and plastic caps removed and discarded.
Telephone Books (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Includes soft-cover books. Commingle with other recyclables, Do not include hard-cover books.

 
 

Acceptable Material - Recycling

Batteries (Dry Cell) (Recycling) Rechargeable batteries only as alkalines are safe to place in the regular garbage. Make sure battery are individually wrapped or the terminals are taped to prevent electrical shorting and fires.
Books (Hard Cover) (Recycling) Please place into the New Lagacy Book recycling bin. Please keep covers on the books and keep books dry. Also accepts soft-cover books in the same bin for recycling.
Plastic - Large Rigid (Recycling) Place in the container designated for Large Rigid Plastics, do not mix with single-stream recyclables.
Scrap Metal (Recycling) All types of metal accepted and place in scrap metal bin.
Textiles (Recycling) Apparel (clothing, shoes, etc.)

 

 

 


Other Solid Waste Facilities In Morris Plains Borough

Ideal Refridgereation (Recycling Market)
642 Speedwell Avenue
Morris Plains,  NJ   07950
Tel: 973-539-0289  

 


Documents

Click below to view original documents regarding Morris Plains Borough. If inconsistencies are discovered between these documents and the information provided below, one should initially assume Morris Plains Borough document is correct as it was produced directly by the town. Please contact Morris Plains Borough to verify any issues you are uncertain about and please forward any corrections to the MCMUA at info@mcmua.com.