Recycling is Mandatory.
Recycling is collected curbside in single stream process and is also available for drop off at either the Middletown Recycling Center or Middletown Train Station Recycling Area. Drop off locations are for Middletown residents only.
All Township residences, schools, organization and businesses are required to recycle. Recyclable material MUST be separated from garbage. Garbage that includes recyclable materials WILL NOT be collected. Recycling in plastic bags WILL NOT be collected. Violators may be fined.
Comprehensive Recyclable Materials Chart
There is NO recycling collection on the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day. Recycling will be collected on the following business day.
Curbside (Single Stream) Recycling Collection:
Recycling materials are collected curbside in a single stream process (glass, cans, cardboard, etc.) and may be placed in the same container for pick up on your scheduled recycling day.
Recycling should be placed curbside the night before collection in a covered container no larger than 95-gallons with a maximum weight of 50 pounds. Also, please remember that recyclables can not be mixed with regular garbage.
Recycling in plastic bags WILL NOT be picked up.
Recycling Curbside Collection Schedule by Zone (until 12/31/17)
Middletown Recycling Center:
The Recycling Center is located at 52 Kanes Lane, off of State Highway 35 North. The facility is open to Middletown residents only.
The Kanes Lane Recycling Center does not accept single stream recycling at this time. Recyclable materials brought to these locations must be separated.
* Glass containers and aluminum/tin cans can be co-mingled into the available container;
* Newsprint, mixed paper and cardboard must be separated into the associated container for each material.
The Middletown Train Station parking lot contains a fenced recycling area, located in the southernmost portion of the parking lot, near the entrance/exit from Middletown-Lincroft Road. It is open 24 hours to township residents only.
This location accepts glass, cans and plastic bottles only with #1, 2 or 5 symbol on the bottom. All items must be sorted by type. This facility does not accept single stream. All other materials must be disposed of curbside or brought to the Kanes Lane Recycling Center.