City of Montclair COVID-19 Update

City of Montclair Public Health Guidance No. 06-01-2021-Facemasks

  

Separating Your Trash

Each resident is provided a 95-gallon black container for trash, a 96-gallon green container for greenwaste, and a 60-gallon blue container for recyclables.

Please do not put hot ashes, hot cinders, smoldering coals, or burning materials in the container.

Listed below are the items that can and cannot be placed in each container.

 

95-gallon (or 65-gallon) black trash container

All trash must fit inside of the container.  It is acceptable to place trash in plastic trash bags before placing them in your trash container.  However, extra bags, boxes or cans of trash left at the curb will not be accepted.

The following items can be placed in your black trash container:

 

 Food waste Palm fronds and trimmings Clothing
 Animal waste Cactus or succulents Plastic bags
 Kitty litter Disposable diapers Soiled paper products

 

The following items cannot be placed in your black trash container:

 Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Dead animals Electronic Waste (E-Waste)
 Dirt, rock, or concrete Greenwaste Universal Waste (U-Waste)

 

60-gallon blue recycling container

All recycling must fit inside of the container.  Extra bags, boxes or cans of recycling left at the curb will not be accepted.

Food containers do not need to be rinsed out before placing them in your recycling container.  If there is a good amount of food left in the container the majority of it should be disposed of before placing it in your recycling container.

The following items can be placed in your blue recycling container:

 

 Aluminum cans Egg cartons Newspapers
 Antifreeze bottles Envelopes Pet food cans
 Assorted food jars Food/waxy boxes Plastics #1 - #7
 Baby food jars Food and juice cans Plastic laundry jugs
 Beer bottles Jam and jelly jars Plastic soda bottles
 Brochures Juice bottles Shampoo and lotion bottles
 Cardboard Juice boxes Soda/beer cartons
 Catalogs Junk mail Styrofoam
 Cereal boxes Metal coat hangers Telephone books
 Computer paper Magazines Tissue boxes
 Condiment jars Mixed paper Wine and liquor bottles
 Crayon drawings Milk cartons Wrapping paper

The following items cannot be placed in your blue recycling container.  These items are considered Trash, Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), Electronic Waste (E-Waste) or Universal Waste (U-Waste).

 

 

TrashHHWE-WasteU-Waste
 Bicycles Auto parts Cell phones Common batteries
 Ceramic dishes/cups Paint Computer monitors Light bulbs
 Clothing Household cleaners CPUs Mercury thermometers
 Drinking glasses Anti-freeze Fax machines
 Furniture and carpet Fertilizer Microwave ovens
 Garden hoses Pesticide PDAs
 Metal lawn furniture Weed killer Printers
 Mirrors Turpentine Scanners
 Plastic grocery bags Paint thinner Stereos and TVs
 Plastic lawn furniture Pool chemicals VCRs/DVD Players
 Plastic margarine tubs
 Plastic pools and toys
 Safety glass
 Soiled pizza boxes
 Used aluminum foil
 Used diapers
 Used paper plates
 Used tissue products
 Wax paper
 Windows

 

96-gallon greenwaste container

The following items can be placed in your greenwaste container:

 

 Grass clippings Tree trimmings Shrub trimmings
 Leaves Brush Weeds

 

The following items cannot be placed in your greenwaste container:

 

 Dirt Rock Cactus
 Concrete Palm fronds Animal waste
 Food waste
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