REFUSE AND RECYCLING ARE BOTH PICKED UP WEEKLY ON
WEDNESDAY BEGINNING AT 6:30 AM
SEE THE PRINTABLE CALENDAR FOR RECYCLING PICKUP SCHEDULE
Accepted Materials are:
Co-mingled, clear and colored glass, tin, aluminum and plastic.
Newspapers and cardboard must be in bundles tied on four sides with appropriate cord.
Shredded paper can be bagged in plastic and placed with the refuse pickup or
packed in a paper bag, stapled closed, and placed with the paper recycle pickup.
Recycling material can also be dropped off at
The Vernon Township Recycle Center located on Church Street
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Wednesday 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Items Accepted at the vernon recycling center
Glass bottles, tin and aluminum cans, newspapers, magazine and mixed paper, plastic milk containers and plastic soda bottles, corrugated cardboard and brown bags.
These items should be separated and placed in the appropriate container at the depot.
Newspapers and magazines should be prepared separately
in one foot thick bundles tied on all four sides.
Glass should be rinsed and separated by color: clear, amber and green.
Tin and aluminum cans should be rinsed and separated with labels removed.
All cardboard should be flattened and preferably tied in bundles.
Used motor oil is collected only on Saturday. Residents may bring up to five gallons at a time in a clean container, preferably water or dairy jugs (translucent, not clear).
Watch this Website calendar for dates of the annual bulk pick up within the Barry Lakes community and the annual bulk drop off at the Vernon Township center. Any large household items or leaves can be taken to the county landfill any time of the year. It is located on Route 94, near the Route 15 intersection; in Lafayette.
Contact SCMUA at 973-579-6998 with any questions concerning the landfill.