Posted Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Collection at Pequannock Valley Park in Pompton Plains is Final Drop-Off Event of 2019

The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority’s free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off event, the last one in 2019, will be held THIS Saturday  from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m at Pequannock Valley Park, Marvin Road, Pompton Plains, rain or shine.

For questions, contact the MCMUA at (973)829-8006 or visit www.mcmua.com/sw_hhw.asp

IMPORTANT E-WASTE and LATEX PAINT NOTE:  E-Waste (used consumer electronics) and latex paint will not be accepted. Click here  or call 973.829.8006 for E-Waste disposal information. Latex paint should be dried out and disposed of in the trash.Materials that can be dropped off at Household Hazardous Waste collection event

The list of acceptable hazardous materials include pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, oil-based paints, stains, paint thinners and removers, solvents, automotive fluids, lead acid and rechargeable batteries, pool chemicals, and darkroom chemicals.

Also accepted are aerosol cans (not empty), propane and helium cylinders, small quantities of asbestos (wetted, double bagged and sealed with duct tape-100 pound limit), driveway sealant, roofing tar, fluorescent bulbs, PCB-ballasts, mercury thermometers and switches, household cleaning products, muriatic acid.

Latex paint is not considered hazardous, so it is not accepted. Explosive or highly reactive materials, such as picric acid or nitro compounds, also will not be accepted.

It is important to note that these events are for residential household waste. Businesses are not permitted to attend these disposal events. Businesses can visit the permanent facility in Mount Olive by appointment only

Visit the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority website for information and directions, at http://www.mcmua.com/sw_hhw_events.asp. The MUA also accepts household hazardous waste by appointment only at its Mount Olive Transfer Station. For information, visit: http://www.mcmua.com/sw_hhw_pfac.asp

Questions? Call the MUA at 973-829-8006 or visit www.MCMUA.com.