How Do I Dispose Of…?

The Township offers services to dispose of / recycle numerous household items. In addition, the County and the State offer additional resources:

For county resources, please see: Essex County Utilities Authority website.

For state resources, please see: NJ Department of Environmental Protection Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste and NJ Green.

The county and state resources include lists of what can and cannot be recycled, how to safely dispose of items, and information of recycling and disposal regulations.

The following list provides Township resources for disposal and recycling.

Automobile Tires

Batteries – Not Rechargeable

Batteries – Rechargeable

Bulky Items

Cell Phones

Christmas Trees

Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (the curly ones)

Compostable Items

Dead Animal


Fat, Oil & Grease

Fire Extinguishers (home)


General Recyclables (paper & commingled)

Gently Used Toys, Books, DVDs, and Children’s Electronics 

Hazardous Materials

Helium Tanks


Metal Items

Paint – Latex

Paint – Oil Based

Personal Paper Records

Prescription Medicines

Sharps & Syringes

Used Motor Oil

Yard Waste (including trees)