Recycling

Recycling

Recycling

Counties are required by state law to have a county recycling plan in place that specifies, among other things, those recyclable materials that must be recycled from the residential, commercial and institutional throughout the county. Thanks to the residents, organizations and businesses, Cumberland County has been the leader in recycling for the State of New Jersey. NJDEP statistics recently showed Cumberland County as number one in the state for seven years in a row from 2010 to 2017.

Want more information? Visit the NJ Recycling Information site for residents and business.

Recycle Coach offers information about Cumberland County’s recycling program specific to your municipality where you can access your collection schedule, events, and accepted recyclable materials. It can be downloaded to your smart phone or laptop/PC. Click here to get started!

This week is Waste and Recycling Workers Week. The next time you see your trash or recycling drive (or convenience center attendant) give them a wave.
Here at the Cumberland County Improvement Authority would like to give a HUGE shout out to everyone who makes solid waste and recycling possible for our county!

Counties are required by state law to have a county recycling plan in place that specifies, among other things, those recyclable materials that must be recycled from the residential, commercial and institutional throughout the county. Thanks to the residents, organizations and businesses, Cumberland County has been the leader in recycling for the State of New Jersey. NJDEP statistics recently showed Cumberland County in the top two counties for four straight years from 2010 to 2014.

Want more information? Visit the NJ Recycling Information site for residents and business.

Recycling is easier than ever with single stream! Place all your recyclables – paper, plastic, aluminum, steel, cartons, glass, cardboard, tin – in the same container. That’s it!

Keep plastic bags out of the recycling bin.  Take those plastic bags to your local supermarket or department store to dispose of properly.

Not at the curb! It’s dangerous and costly to put electronics out with trash. It’s also illegal. Cumberland County residents can recycle unwanted electronics at municipal drop off centers throughout the county. Check your municipality’s location here.

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