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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

Public Works (609) 799-8370

The Recycling Program is run by
Mercer County Improvement Authority
www.mcianj.org
(609) 278-8086
Recycling Hotline: (609) 394-0100

Single Stream Recycling

DOES NOT REQUIRE

Recyclables to be Separated at the Curb

*** ALL RECYCLABLES  ~  EITHER BUCKET ***

Recycling Buckets may be obtained by calling
Public Works (609) 799-8370

Recycling Buckets are only to be used for recycling

 

All recyclables must be in official buckets and at the curb either the night before but no later than 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled collection day. Recyclables should not be placed in plastic bags. If collection day falls on a holiday: Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day or Thanksgiving, collection will be the following Saturday.

 

2016 CURBSIDE RECYCLING SCHEDULE

Jan. 14, 28
Feb. 11, 25
March 10, 24
April 7, 21
May 5, 19
June 2, 16, 30
July 14, 28
Aug. 11, 25
Sept. 8, 22
Oct. 6, 20
Nov. 3, 17
Dec. 1, 15, 29

Mercer County Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Recycling Events
(will be posted when it is on Mercer County website)

 

Refrigerator Recycling - Residents may obtain information about refrigerator recycling at
New Jersey Clean Energy’s website

 
~ SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS ~

All recyclables must be in official buckets and
at the curb by 7:00 a.m.
No items in plastic bags will be collected.
If collection day falls on a holiday - Collection will be the following Saturday

Call (609) 799-8370 to pick up recycle buckets at the Department of Public Works, 70 Southfield Rd, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m..

~ RECYCLABLE ITEMS INCLUDE ~

Glass food & beverage jars & bottles
Aluminum & metal food & beverage containers
Metal pet food cans, plastic beverage bottles
(marked with #1 on bottom)
Plastic beverage, detergent & shampoo containers
(marked with #2 on bottom)
NO OTHER #2 PLASTICS

Juice & beverage cartons, including drinking boxes
Newspapers, magazines, telephone books, catalogues,
Junk mail, computer paper, detergent boxes, dry food boxes,
Paper bags, shoe and gift boxes (liners removed)
Corrugated cardboard
(two layers of paper with ribbing between)

SINGLE STREAM · ALL RECYCLABLES MIXED TOGETHER

~ ITEMS NOT INCLUDED ~

Aluminum baking pans/aluminum foil; window glass, drinking glasses, or ceramics; pottery, dishes or broken glass; yogurt, margarine containers

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS  ~

Rinse all non-cardboard items, discard caps/lids
Cardboard may be placed out whole, collapsed,
stacked or in either container. All boxes must be empty
Large amounts of cardboard
MUST be flattened and bundled

Boxes will not be collected if they contain trash, styrofoam or
other packaging materials, or are food stained, such as pizza boxes

As of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, the Department of Public Works will no longer service
curbside pickup of all electronic items only (televisions, computers, printers, etc.) for Tuesday pickup.

The last day for drop off will be Thursday, January 14th of these items at the Public Works site.
Drop off hours are 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

However, Friday pickup will continue for the following items (See Garbage Collection page for complete White Goods/Appliance pickup instructions):

Refrigerators/Freezers (doors removed), Washers/Dryers, anything metal (tables, poles, etc.),
Water Heaters, Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers, Grills, Lawn mowers, Microwaves, Car Batteries.

Please stay tuned – we are currently in the process of finding other options for Electronics
– there will be updated information on the website.

 

 


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