The Township of Montville’s Free Paper Shredding and Electronics Recycling Event has been scheduled for Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9am to noon, at the Town Hall Parking Lot. This is the fourth of four recycling events the Township will sponsor this year. The event is open to all Montville Township residents and businesses and will be held rain or shine.
Please see the recycling guidelines below:
· Paper Shredding Guidelines
All types of paper such as financial and legal documents, receipts, and tax and medical records are acceptable. Papers with staples, paper clips, and small butterfly clips are acceptable. Spiral notebooks, 3-ring binders, hard metal, and plastic are not acceptable. If documents are stored in plastic bags and cartons, the contents will be recycled but the plastic bags and cartons will be returned.
· Electronics Recycling Guidelines
Acceptable items include: computers (desktops, laptops, tablets), servers, printers, ink/toner cartridges, computer peripherals (mice, keyboards, speakers, webcams, microphones, etc.), LED/LCD monitors, LED/LCD plasma televisions, microwaves, toaster ovens, copy machines, fax machines, scanners, typewriters, telephones and answering machines, smart phones/cell phones/pagers/PDAs/chargers, UPS units, battery backups, GPS units, audio equipment (receivers, amplifiers, radios, boom boxes, CD players, ipods, MP3 players, Pro Audio), video equipment (blu-ray players, DVD players, soundboards, projectors), network equipment (modems, switches, hubs, routers), telecommunication equipment, medical equipment, laboratory equipment, electrical & testing equipment, circuit boards (all grades), cables, wires, power cords, power strips, rechargeable dry cell batteries (nickel cadmium - NiCad, nickel metal hydride - NIMH, Lithium Ion, Li-Ion), sealed lead-acid batteries, and ballasts (non-PCB).
Non-Acceptable materials include: alkaline batteries, mercury-containing devices (thermostats, medical devices, thermometers), scavenged CRTs (cathode ray tube) TVs & monitors (containing broken glass or broken housing), household hazardous waste, materials containing liquids, radioactive materials, PCB containing materials, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, and light bulbs (LED, CFL, incandescent, etc.).