Environmental Commission - Waste Disposal/Recycling/Pollution

  1. Curbside: Pequannock’s Curbside Trash and Recycling Programs - General Info and FAQs
  2. Curbside: Pequannock's Curbside Recycling - Guide to Acceptable Items
  3. Curbside: Pequannock’s Curbside White Goods (large appliance) Program (call Township DPW for pick up)
  4. Curbside: Pequannock’s Curbside Leaf Collection - Schedule and Guidelines
  5. Curbside: Pequannock's Curbside Christmas Tree Collection - (January, no tinsel)
  6. Drop Off: Pequannock's Electronics Recycling Center (instructions and list of acceptable & unacceptable materials)
  7. Drop Off: For items NOT accepted at Pequannock E-Recycling Center (SEE BELOW)
  8. _______: Alkaline/ordinary household batteries (US Forest Service)
  9. _______: Mercury-containing devices (thermostats, etc.)
  10. _______: Scavenged (broken glass) TVs/monitors
  11. _______: Household hazardous waste (see acceptable/unacceptable lists)
  12. _______: Smoke/CO detectors (these contain radioactive material)
  13. _______: PCB-containing ballasts/items (MCMUA)
  14. _______: CDs, DVDs, VHS, audio cassette tapes (earth911)
  15. _______: Wooden Speakers and Vacuum Cleaners (MCMUA)
  16. _______: Fluorescent or LED lights/bulbs/tubes (MCMUA)
  17. _______: Fluorescent or LED lightbulbs (Home Depot)
  18. Drop Off: Morris County Recycling/HazWaste Center and Roving In-Community Events (MCMUA)
  19. Drop Off: Scrap metal items (check out this local recycler who may give you $)
  20. Drop Off: Plastic bags and sheets (accepted at Pequannock LIbrary)
  21. Drop Off: Expanded Polystyrene (aka Styrofoam) check for voluntary collection drive in Pequannock
  22. Compost: Compost your kitchen scraps and yard waste (US EPA)
  23. Compost: Compost your kitchen scraps and yard waste (Cornell U.)
  24. Compost: Compost your kitchen scraps and yard waste (Rutgers U.)
  25. Wastewater: Where Your Household Wastewater Goes - sewer/septic map G-957 p.20 (Pequannock Sewer Master Plan)
  26. Wastewater: Pequannock’s Sewered Homes’ Wastewater Treated at Two Bridges Sewer Authority (TBSA)
  27. Wastewater: What NOT to Flush if you have a sewer (TBSA)
  28. Wastewater: What NOT to Flush if you have a septic system (US EPA)
  29. Wastewater: Septic System Care and Function (NJ DEP)
  30. Wastewater: Septic System Care and Primer (Rutgers U.)
  31. Wastewater: Septic System Care Tips (PTEC)
  32. Stormwater: Where does runoff from YOUR property go?
  33. Stormwater: How to make and use a Rain Barrel (PTEC)
  34. Stormwater: How to make and use a Rain Barrel (Rutgers U)
  35. Stormwater: How to make and use a Rain Barrel (US EPA)
  36. Other Disposal Guidance: Recycling and Environmentally Responsible Disposal (US EPA)
  37. Other Disposal Guidance: Recycling and Environmentally Responsible Disposal (Earth911)
  38. Other Disposal Guidance: Medicines and Prescriptions - Where and How to Dispose (US FDA)
  39. Other Disposal Guidance: Reduce Plastic Pollution by Signing up for Amazon’s paper mailers
  40. Other Disposal Guidance: Latex Paint Disposal Alternatives (Paintcare)
  41. Other Disposal Guidance: Downed/Dead/Undesired Trees - see Homeowners Section (NJ Forest Service)
  42. Pollution: Pollution-Remediation Sites in NJ by county and municipality (NJ DEP)
  43. Pollution: Plastic in our environment (ANJEC resource page)
  44. Pollution: Reducing Plastic Pollution with the NJ Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban Coming May 2022