Recycling

For questions, contact:

Frank DiNizo

fdinizo@scotchplainsnj.com

Recycling Coordinator

908-322-6700, ext. 243 & 244

 

For missed pick-ups please call 1-800-216-2250


2018 Recycling Dates

Northside

(Tuesdays)

January 2

January 16

January 30

February 13

February 27

March 13

March 27

April 10

April 24

May 8

May 22

June 5

June 19

July 3

July 17

July 31

August 14

August 28

September 11

September 25

October 9

October 23

November 6

November 20

December 4

December 18

Southside

(Wednesdays)

January 3

January 17

January 31

February 14

February 28

March 14

March 28

April 11

April 25

May 9

May 23

June 6

June 20

July 7**

July 18

August 1

August 15

August 29

September 12

September 26

October 10

October 24

November 7

November 21

December 5

December 19


How to Recycle

Newspapers — Tie in bundles no higher than 10 inches, or place in paper bags.
Magazines, Catalogs, Junk Mail, Phone Books, Hardcover & Paperback Books, Mixed Paper — Tie in bundles or place in paper bags.
Corrugated Cardboard — Flattened and tied.
Household Dry-Cell Batteries — May be placed out with regular trash.
Co-Mingled Food and Beverage Containers — Glass, aluminum, tin and steel food and beverage containers and pourable plastic bottles may be mixed together, and should be placed in a rigid reusable container such as a crate, bucket, or garbage can. Full containers should not weigh more than 50 pounds or be greater than 20 gallons in size. No plastic bags.

  • Contaminated, improperly prepared, or unacceptable materials will not be collected. Rinse food and beverage containers.
  • Dispose of lids and caps. There is no need to remove labels. Flatten plastic containers to save space.
  • Homeowners in Scotch Plains may "single stream" their recycling, which means both co-mingled material and paper material may be placed in one container.
  • For Scotch Plains Residents who wish to use the Westfield Conservation Center located on Lamberts Mill Road, a special annual fee is available. Call the Westfield Department of Public Works at (908) 789-4100 ext. 600 for more details on obtaining and completing the application.

HAVE ITEMS READY FOR PICKUP AT THE CURB BY 7:00 A.M. ON THE DESIGNATED RECYCLING DAY

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