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Wall Township Single Stream Recycling. Prepared by the: Environmental Advisory Committee. Committeeman George K. Newberry. 2011 Mayor and Committee: Mayor A nn Marie Conte

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Wall township single stream recycling

Wall TownshipSingle Stream Recycling

Prepared by the:

Environmental

Advisory Committee

Committeeman George K. Newberry


2011 Mayor and Committee:MayorAnn Marie Conte

Deputy MayorJeffrey W. FosterCommitteemanClinton C. HoffmanCommitteemanTodd W. LuttmanCommitteemanGeorge K. Newberry


What is single stream recycling
What is Single Stream Recycling?

  • “Single Stream Recycling is a system that takes two recycling “streams” – Newspaper and commingled containers – and puts them together in one bin.


In other words
In Other Words . . . . . .

  • All items that are acceptable for recycling can now be put together in one trash can that you can place at the curb for your regular assigned pickup days


Town to receive part of the profit
Town To Receive Part of the Profit

  • These commingled materials will then be hauled to a processing plant specifically designed to mechanically separate the mixed materials so they may be sold and re-processed.





Recycling can think green yes
Recycling Can – Think Green – Yes

Cans/Jars:

  • Glass bottles & jars

  • Tin and aluminum cans

  • Aerosol cans (EMPTY only)

  • Metal jar lids


Recycling can think green yes1

Paper:

Corrugated cardboard (flattened)

Paperboard boxes (e.g. cereal, pasta & tissue boxes)

Newspapers & inserts (no bags)

Magazines, brochures & catalogues

Mail & greeting cards

Office paper

Photo paper, wrapping paper, tissue paper

File folders

Phone books

Paperback books

Hardcover books with the cover removed

Paper bags

Empty paper and toilet paper rolls (the core)

Shredded paper

Recycling Can – Think Green -- Yes


Recycling can think green yes2
Recycling Can – Think Green –Yes

Plastics:

  • Pourable Plastic containers such as milk cartons, water bottles

  • Detergent containers, shampoo bottles, etc.

  • Rigid plastics


Put in recycling can think green review yes yes

Newspaper, office paper

Junk mail, envelopes, magazines

Flat corrugated cardboard

Cereal Boxes

Glass bottles and jars

Metal food/beverage containers

Plastic water, soda, milk bottles, juice boxes

Shampoo, detergent bottles

** All loose and mixed in one can – nothing tied.

** Do not put in plastic trash bags

Put in Recycling Can – Think GreenReview – Yes Yes


Important recycling tips
Important Recycling Tips

  • Empty and lightly rinse all containers

  • DO NOT tie up newspapers and cardboard – just throw in the can

  • Use a container with a lid to ensure that papers do not blow away

  • Containers should not be larger than 32 gallons or over 50 lbs

  • DO NOT put recyclables in plastic bags


No need to remove
NO NEED TO REMOVE:

  • Tape, paper clips, staples, stamps, labels, metal fasteners, rubber bands, plastic tabs, post-it notes.


Trash can think red no no not accepted for curbside single stream recycling
Trash Can – Think Red – No, NoNot Accepted for Curbside Single Stream Recycling

  • Plastic bags

  • Aluminum foil

  • Waxed paper or waxed cardboard

  • Pizza boxes

  • Microwavable trays

  • Containers from frozen food

  • Light bulbs

  • Mirrors

  • Window or auto glass

  • Drinking glasses


Trash can think red no no not accepted for curbside single stream recycling1

Glass cookware

Ceramics, porcelain, china, vases

Tissues, paper towels, napkins

Styrofoam & paper to-go containers

Plastic 6-pack holders

Batteries

Tires

Paint cans (empty or full)

Coat hangers

Appliances (e.g. toasters, TVs, etc.

Trash Can – Think Red – No, NoNot Accepted for Curbside Single Stream Recycling


Put in trash can think red review no no

Food, coffee grounds, etc

Plastic bags, plastic shopping bags, plastic wrap

Pizza boxes

Diapers

Plastic utensils, deli containers, etc.

Styrofoam

Window glass, ceramics, dishware

Wire, wire hangers, Christmas lights.

Put in Trash Can – Think RedReview – No, No


2 nd reminder all in one can yes yes

Cardboard

Newspaper

Junk Mail

Bottles

Cans

Glass Bottles

Cereal Boxes

More

** Loose, mixed, and untied

2nd Reminder: All in One CanYes, Yes


Advantages to single stream recycling 1
Advantages to Single Stream Recycling 1

  • No Tipping Fees. Saves money & encourages more recycling

  • Wall Township receives part of the profit on selling recycled materials and for re-processing

  • Recycling reduces the emissions of many greenhouse gases and water pollutants


Advantages to single stream recycling 2
Advantages to Single Stream Recycling 2

  • Recycling saves energy

  • Recycling supplies valuable raw materials to industry

  • Recycling creates jobs and stimulates the development of greener technologies

  • Recycling generates less solid waste and conserves resources for future generations

  • Recycling reduces the need for new landfills and combustors


Pick up schedule
Pick Up Schedule

  • Recycling will be picked up at the curb twice a month. Please see the recycling schedule for your assigned pickup days on www.wallnj.com/recycle


How are the materials separated
How are the materials separated?

  • Automated sorting equipment separates the comingled materials at the recycling facility. Quality control personnel are on duty as well to monitor the process. Once the materials are separated, they can be marketed to recyclers who make new products.


Where are the recycling drop off centers and when are they open
Where are the Recycling Drop-Off Centers and when are they open?

  • Tiltons Corner Road Recycling Center - adjacent to the South Wall Little League fields.

  • Marconi Complex Recycling Facility - located off Monmouth Blvd; adjacent

    to the North Wall Little League fields.

  • The hours of operation are:

    Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 3:15 pm

    Saturdays 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.


Additional info monmouth county recycles electronics free drop off
Additional Info: Monmouth County Recycles open? Electronics. Free Drop Off

Wall Township’s Newest Recycling Center for Electronics

  • Tiltons Corner Road adjacent to the South Wall Little League fields.

    Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

  • State law now prohibits disposal of computers and TVs with trash

    Items Accepted

    Computer Cases, CPU’s, Keyboards, Mice, Monitors, Scanners, Printers, Cables, Laptops, Peripherals, Televisions, Radios, Cameras, Telephones, Copiers, Fax Machines, VCR’s, DVD Players, and Stereo Components

    For more info, call County Planning at 732 431-7460


Plastic bags used oil batteries
Plastic Bags, Used Oil & Batteries open?

  • Plastic bags can be recycled at local supermarkets.

  • Used oil should be brought to local gas stations or the Monmouth County Household Hazardous Waste Facility (call 732-922-2234).

  • Button batteries and rechargeable batteries should be recycled at the Monmouth County Household Hazardous Waste Facility (call 732-922-2234).

  • Alkaline non-rechargeable batteries (e.g. AA, AAA, C & D) can be thrown in the trash.


Compact florescent light bulbs
Compact Florescent Light Bulbs open?

  • Compact florescent light bulbs (CFL) can be recycled at Home Depot.

  • To find out where to recycle additional items visit www.earth911.com or

    call 1-800-CLEANUP


Single stream recycling
Single Stream Recycling open?

  • Begins June 6, 2011

  • Major Resource – www.WallNJ.com/recycle.

    Knowledge is Power!

    $ave the Township money, recycle more!


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