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*** Borough offices will be closed December 23rd, 26th and January 2nd*** Bulk Trash Reminder: Due to the holiday week, Bulk Trash will be picked up on Tuesday, December 27th and Tuesday, January 3rd*** Recycling pick up will remain the same ***     
*** Borough offices will be closed December 23rd, 26th and January 2nd*** Bulk Trash Reminder: Due to the holiday week, Bulk Trash will be picked up on Tuesday, December 27th and Tuesday, January 3rd*** Recycling pick up will remain the same ***     

Mendham Borough Seal BOROUGH OF MENDHAM
973-543-7152 • 2 West Main Street • Mendham, NJ 07945

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Recycling Contamination Letter from Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority

Release Date: April 23, 2020

Items such as gloves, wipes, masks, and tissues, which are being widely used by all Morris County residents due to the COVID-19 pandemic, should not be placed into curbside recycling containers.  They are contaminants and must be put into the trash. 

Recycling crews in many towns are finding high rates of gloves and masks ending up in the recycling mix, with workers sorting out these items by hand at the Sorting Facility.  When these materials end up in the recycling stream, along with items such as plastic bags and plastic film, they can trigger problems.  They can jam the rotating screens and cause equipment to breakdown. 

Keeping these items out of the recycling stream is important to preventing system breakdowns and important to the health and safety of workers.

For more information on proper recycling and trash disposal visit the MCMUA’s website:  www.MCMUA.com

Thank you,

Chris Vidal, Recycling Customer Service and Curbside Support

Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority

Web: www.MCMUA.com

 

MORRIS COUNTY'S ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE