Recycling is Mandatory.                                                                             
Recycling is collected curbside in single stream process and is also available for drop off at either the Kanes Lane 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.  Violators may be fined. 

                                      Comprehensive Recyclable Materials Chart
  1. Curbside Collection
  2. Kanes Lane Recycling Center
  3. Train Station Recycling Area

Curbside (Single Stream) Collection:

Recycling materials are collected curbside in a single stream process (glass, cans, cardboard, etc.) 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 45-gallons with a maximum weight of 50 pounds.  Also, please remember that recyclables can not be mixed with regular garbage.

Do not place recyclables in plastic bags.

All recyclable materials are collected twice a month, per your recycling zone.  Check your zone here on the Middletown Township Public Portal. Step by step directions.

Curbside Collection Schedule

Items Accepted: Aluminum, tin cans, cardboard (boxes broken down), glass containers, mixed paper (junk mail, brown paper bags, catalogs, cereal boxes, construction paper, envelopes, magazines, office paper, soft cover books, wrapping paper, newspaper, plastic bottles only with the #1, 2 or 5 symbols on the bottom.

Items Accepted when scheduled and fees paid: Refrigerators ($25), air conditioning units ($25), dehumidifiers ($25), stoves ($20), washers ($20), dryers ($20), TV ($20), and basic metal parts ($20).

Items Not Accepted: Aluminum foil, pie tins, aluminum trays and cookware, food-contaminated cardboard (pizza boxes), waxed cardboard, electronics, glass dishware, light bulbs, ceramics, window glass, food wrappers, paper plates, hardcover books, any products used for food or personal hygiene, newspaper used for pets or household products, appliances, dehumidifiers, heavy plastics (trash cans, buckets, storage containers, coolers, children's toys, play equipment), motor oil, scrap metal, tires, construction equipment, rubber or vinyl products, aerosol cans, paint cans, paint thinners, bolts/nuts/screws, wire hangers, fence posts, tree stumps, plywood, railroad ties, grass clippings and plastic bottles with the #3, 4 or 6 on the bottom.