Recycling Center

The Recycling Center is located at 96 N. Dell Avenue in Kenvil. 

 The center is open to Roxbury Residents each Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Please note that if you do not have a township permit displayed on your vehicle you will be asked for proof of residency. Once a permit is obtained please be sure the permit is visible on your vehicle.  

Accepted items-

The following items are accepted at the recycling center

  • Batteries-Automotive & button, NiCad, etc. Household batteries can be placed in regular trash
  • Clothing & toys:  Bins are available for clothing & toys or you can call the Social Services Office at (973) 448-2026 to make a donation.
  • Commingles: aluminum cans, glass bottles & jars, plastic food and beverage containers #1,2,4,5 & 7, milk, juice, soda, detergent and some cleaning supplies, steel/tin cans
  • Corrugated cardboard - STYROFOAM must be removed from all boxes.  Styrofoam can be placed in regular trash
  • E-Waste                                                                                      -Cameras & video equipment                                                     -Computers, laptops, monitors, scanners, printers, copiers,        fax machines, keyboards, mouse, cables, & hard drives           -Electronic scrap such as toasters, blenders, coffee makers, &   kids' hand held games                                                                -Home stereo & entertainment systems                                     -Telephone handset systems, & cell phones                               -Televisions                                                                             
  • Fluorescent light bulbs: Please transport carefully.  Broken bulbs will not be accepted.
  • Junk mail
  • Motor oil: Please place waste oil in a plastic bottle.  Do not utilize bleach containers for this purpose.  
  • Newspapers
  • Shredded paper - must be in a tied clear plastic bag
  • Tires: A tag must be purchased at the Municipal Building before tires are brought to the recycling center.                          -Cost $2.00 per car tire                                                              -Cost $6.00 per car tire with rim or truck tire
  • Vegetative waste

MUA (Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority)

The Morris County Household Hazardous Water Disposal Program provides Morris County residents with an environmentally safe way of recycling or disposing of hazardous materials found in and around the home.  The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority offers a facility in Mt. Olive (168 Gold Mine Rd., Mt. Olive 07876) for disposal of your household hazardous waste.The facility is open on selected Friday & Saturday mornings.  Proof or residency is required & an appointment is necessary to drop off waste.  There is no charge for Morris County residents.

For additional information or to set-up an appointment, please call (973) 829-8006

MUA WILL accept- Pesticides & herbicides, oil based paints and stains, paint thinners and solvents, transmission, steering and brake fluids, gasoline, pool and darkroom chemicals, small quantities of asbestos, driveway sealant, roofing tar, and mercury containing devices, light bulbs

MUA will NOT accept- Latex paint, empty hazardous waste containers, unknown materials and business waste. Unknown material, explosives or highly reactive materials may be dangerous to transport. if you have these types of materials call first before transporting these materials.

Not Accepted-

The following items are not accepted at the recycling center:
  • Anti-freeze
  • Air conditioners
  • Cooking oil
  • Flower pots and trays
  • Household chemicals (solvents, aerosols)
  • Paint cans (use paint chips or kitty litter to pour into the paint so the paint is dry, place the can in regular trash)
  • Pizza boxes (only parts of the box with NO grease or food stuck to them.  If the lid is grease free, tear it off & recycle, while trashing the greasy bottom.
  • Plastic shopping bags.  You may recycle the bags at Shop Rite in Succasunna or Lowe's in Mt. Olive 
  • Propane tanks
  • Large rigid plastics such as plastic chairs, plastic furniture, plastic containers
  • Styroform