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Recycling – West Orange Environmental Center

RECYCLING AT THE ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

The Environmental Center is managed by the Department of Public Works in conjunction with a private company that processes vegetative materials. This center accepts the items from residents that are collected at mandatory curbside recycling and other recyclable items generated from your home listed below.  Items brought to the environmental center are not recycled using the single stream method (curbside only) and must be separated as listed below:

  1. Commingled in one container: Glass beverage and food containers (all colors), aluminum beverage containers, tin/steel food cans, plastic containers for beverages, food, detergents, and shampoo type plastics. Check the container for the number. The Environmental Center accepts plastics #1 through #7 except for #6.  Containers must be empty and should be rinsed free of residue.
  2. Flattened cardboard, brown cardboard, cereal and pasta type boxes.
  3. Mixed Paper: Newspaper with inserts, magazines, office paper, junk mail, catalogs, phone books, construction paper, paperback books and books with hard covers removed. 

COMPUTERS AND ELECTRONICS

Cell Phones and Wireless Devices

Computers, Laptops and Computer Accessory Equipment

FAX and Copy Machines

Printers, Scanners and Servers

Stereos and VCR’s

Televisions – Older Televisions with Cathode Tubes

OTHER ITEMS

Household Rechargeable Batteries

Leaves in paper bags

Scrap Metals – Ferrous, Non-ferrous, Tire Rims

Tree parts, branches and brush

Tires without Rims

OTHER LOCATIONS

Used motor oil, antifreeze and car batteries – Accepted at DPW, 25 Lakeside Avenue

Light Bulbs – CFL’s, Fluorescent, Metal Halide – ECUA Collection Days

Propane Tanks with O.P.D. or triangle knob - Emptied – ECUA Collection Days



West Orange Curbside Recycling Collection

West Orange Environmental Center

Nick Salese
Recycling Coordinator 
Phone: (973) 325-4165
E-mail: nsalese@westorange.org

Contact Us

590 Mount Pleasant Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052
Phone: (973) 325-4165

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
7:30 - 4:30 pm

Saturday
7:30 - 4:00 pm

Closed Major Holidays

Contact Us

Health Department
66 Main Street, Room 203
West Orange, NJ 07052

Phone: (973) 325-4120

E-mail: healthdept@westorange.org

Hours
 of Operation:

Monday - Friday
8:30 - 4:30 pm


Department of Public Works
25 Lakeside Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052
Phone: (973) 325-4067
Hours M-F  7am-3pm