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Department of Solid Waste Management

Mandated Recyclables


Recycling has been mandatory in New Jersey since the passage of the Mandatory Source Separation And Recycling Act in 1987 Recycling, It's The Law.

COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL SECTORS

  • Aluminum & tin cans
  • Glass containers
  • Newspapers
  • Plastic beverage containers (PET & HDPE - where the neck is smaller than the body of the container)
  • Cardboard
  • High grade office paper
  • Stumps
  • Tree trunks
  • Brush
  • Concrete
  • Cement blocks
  • Bricks
  • Asphalt
  • Ferrous scrap and non-ferrous scrap
  • Auto batteries
  • Motor oil
  • Appliances
  • Tires
  • Televisions
  • Computers

ALL HOUSEHOLDS, BUSINESSES, SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS (AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS) ARE REQUIRED BY STATE LAW TO RECYCLE.

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Additional materials may also be recycled by your municipality. Contact your town's municipal recycling coordinator for specific collection requirements.