Sparta Township, N.J.
Engineering  
Solid Waste and Recycling  

Solid Waste and Recycling Information

Eric G. Powell, PE, CME
Township Engineer
Solid Waste/Recycling Coordinator
ph. 973-729-6174
email: Recycling@spartanj.org

 


PLEASE NOTE:  All Recycling scheduled for Friday July 4 will be picked up on Saturday July 5.

NOTICE:

Starting on March 31, 2014 the utility’s hauler will begin collecting “single stream” recycling. Your collection day will remain the same, however you will now be able to place ALL RECYCLING MATERIALS in a single container and place them at the curb for collection.  Your current recycling day WILL NOT CHANGE.

IMPORTANT:

• Recycling containers must not exceed 50 pounds, 32 gallon containers are recommended.

• Use plastic bags for shredded paper only. All other material must be in a container loose, not in a plastic bag.

• Do not tie cardboard or newspapers. Put in reusable containers loose, or stack folded boxes into a cardboard box.

• Label your recycling containers with free decals available at Town Hall.

• Put all Styrofoam into the regular solid waste, it is coded #6 and is not acceptable for recycling.

CLICK HERE for additional information

 

**  PLEASE DO NOT PLACE YOUR RECYCLABLES IN PLASTIC GARBAGE BAGS, THEY WILL NOT BE PICKED UP.  PLACE ALL RECYCLABLES IN EITHER A GARBAGE CONTAINER OR PLASTIC REUSABLE BINS. YOU CAN ALSO PLACE YOUR FIBER RECYCLABLES (NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINES) IN CARDBOARD BOXES OR BROWN PAPER BAGS.  **

 

Please be advised that the Annual Solid Waste Bill has been mailed.
 
It is set up the same as last year, one-time bill (similar to your tax bill), with four (4) coupon vouchers.
 
Please include the voucher when making your payment.
 
The due dates this year are as follows:
 

  • January 15, 2014

  • April 15, 2014

  • July 15, 2014

  • October 15, 2014

 
*** LATE PAYMENTS WILL BE CHARGED AN 8% LATE FEE AND WILL ACCRUE INTEREST. ***
 
PLEASE PAY BY THE DUE DATE.
 
Please take note of the Holiday Schedule printed on the back of your bill.

Click Here to see a sample bill.

 

 
 

HOLIDAY GARBAGE/RECYCLING COLLECTION SCHEDULE 2014:

If garbage collection is canceled due to a holiday, the following schedule will apply: 
 

Holiday

Date

Rescheduled Date

New Years Day

Wednesday, January 1

None

Presidents Day

Monday, February 17

Thursday, February 20

Memorial Day

Monday, May 26

Thursday, May 29

Independence Day

Friday, July 4

Tuesday, July 8

Labor Day

Monday, September

Thursday, September 4

Columbus Day

Monday, October 13

Thursday, October 16

Veterans Day

Tuesday, November 11

Friday, November 14

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 27

Monday, December 2

 









 
















If recycling collection is canceled due to a holiday the following schedule will apply:

Holiday

Date

Rescheduled Date

New Years Day

Wednesday, January 1

Thursday, January 2

Memorial Day

Monday, May 26

Tuesday, May 27

Independence Day

Friday, July 4

SATURDAY, JULY 5

Labor Day

Monday, September 1

Tuesday, September 2

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 27

Friday, November 28

Christmas Day

Thursday, December 25

Friday, December 26

 



















Below are several useful links regarding Sparta solid waste and recycling programs.

 
Click Here for Sparta Garbage Schedule.
 
Click Here for Solid Waste/Recycling FAQ.
 
Click Here for information concerning the Solid Waste Receptacle Restrictions.
 
Click Here for the 2014 Sparta Curbside Recycling Schedule - Single Stream.
 
Paper copies are available at the Town Hall or the Sparta Public Library.
 
Click Here for Recycling and Solid Waste information for Sparta businesses and industries.
 
Click Here for the SCMUA Information.
 
Click Here to view the new state e-waste regulations.
 
Click Here for SCMUA's Guide to Proper E-Waste Management.
 
Have Questions? Click Here to e-mail us at Town Hall

 



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