General Recycling Information

Did You Know

A lot of what goes to the landfill could be recycled and turned into new products. Help keep valuable, recyclable materials out of the landfill. Place all the materials listed below in your recycling cart. Make sure you are not putting the materials listed under the “not accepted” list into your new containers. These materials can contaminate the entire load of recycling. View more information about what materials are eligible for pick-up.

List of Eligible Recycling Materials and Instructions


Materials Not Accepted in Your New Recycling Bin

The following materials are not accepted:

  • Broken office supplies
  • Ceramics and broken glass
  • Clothing
  • Electronic Waste
  • Fluorescent bulbs and tubes
  • Foam cups, containers and shipping materials
  • Food waste
  • Greasy or sharp metal
  • Incandescent light bulbs
  • Laminated paper
  • Plastic Bags (please take these to your local grocery store for recycling)
  • Plastic food wrap
  • Plastic plates, cutlery, straws
  • Plastic take-out containers
  • Sharps or needles

Commercial Licensing

Any private operator who has customers within the Township shall be required to obtain an annual permit from the Township. Applications shall be made on forms supplied by the Township. The Township shall charge an annual permit fee in such amounts as the Board of Commissioners shall, from time to time, mandate by resolution duly adopted. Said operator shall, on forms supplied by the Township and at such times as shall be required by the Township supply information concerning its customers and volume of recyclable items collected.