Am I required to recycle?
Yes! The New Jersey Statewide Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act of 1987 mandated that municipalities adopt a mandatory source separation and recycling ordinance. It also required counties to develop their own recycling plans.Essex County Solid Waste Management Plan (2006)

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1. What is Single Stream recycling?
2. Am I required to recycle?
3. Which recyclables are accepted curbside?
4. If the material contains food, can I still recycle it?
5. Which items cannot be collected Single Stream at the curb?
6. Does the Public Works Yard accept recyclables?
7. Is polystyrene (Styrofoam) collected at the Public Works Yard?
8. Where can I recycle plastic bags?
9. How should my recyclables be prepared at the curb?
10. What day is my recycling picked up?