Middlesex Borough Recycling Center
The Middlesex Borough Recycling Center is located behind Borough Hall, 1200 Mountain Avenue


Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 6:00am - 2:00pm
Wednesday 6:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 6:00am - 2:00pm
Friday 6:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday 7:00am - 3:00pm


  • Electronics Magazines
  • Junk Mail
  • Newspapers
  • Plastics
  • Glass Jars
  • Tin Cans
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Motor Oil
  • Aluminum Scrap
  • Ferrous Scrap
  • Batteries (Auto, Household & Industrial)
  • Leaves
  • Grass
  • Branches
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Computer-Ledger Paper

For curbside recycling dates, please refer to the recycling booklet or call 1-800-488 -6242.

Christmas trees will be picked up every Wednesday in January.

Newspaper should now be placed with mixed paper– newspaper, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, brown paper bags, nonmetallic wrapping paper, office records, computer paper, file folders, receipts, telephone books, softcover books, hardcover books with covers removed and greeting cards. Not accepted in plastic bags or paper leaf bags. Also NEW FOR 2010 Tissue, cereal, pizza, shoe and gift boxes should now be placed with corrugated cardboard.

New residents can obtain one free rectangular container with lid and one free round commingled container. Additional containers can be purchased. Must show proof of new residency.  Recycling buckets are available for purchase at Borough Hall on the first Friday of the month. For more information, please call 732.356.7400 ext. 278.

Refer to Middlesex County Improvement Authority for Curbside Recycling Schedule, Service matters & information @ 1 (800) 488-MCIA or visit http://www.mciauth.com

MCIA’s Recycling Program Converts to Single Stream

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Improvement Authority will be transitioning its recycling program to single-stream collection.

For the MCIA’s 14 participating municipalities, this eliminates the need for separating recyclables prior to curbside pick-ups.

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