Press Releases

Chatham Borough Receives New Recycling Container from Morris County MUA

New recycling center at Chatham Borough's Summit Avenue depot Credits: Chatham Borough

CHATHAM, NJ – The Borough recently took delivery of a covered 35-yard recycling container from the Morris County MUA. Chatham Borough is one of three municipalities to receive such a container in Morris County.

This container, built in Waterbury, Conn., is designed to make it much easier for those using the Recycling Depot on Summit Avenue, to load their recyclables in one of the eight access doors located on each side of the container. These access doors are approximately 4 1/2 feet off the ground, making reaching the container much more manageable.

Mayor Bruce A. Harris noted that “Chatham Borough is the leading recycling community in Morris County with a recycling rate of 74.1% with the next closest community coming in at 60%” “We are very proud of how serious our residents take recycling”.

Sign Up for E-News

“This forest green container, manufactured by East Coast Containers, will protect the contents from the elements and reduce the possibility of the load becoming contaminated by rain, snow, ice and non-recyclables being deposited inappropriately in the container” says Kathleen Hourihan of the Morris County MUA.

The Morris County MUA reminds residents to refer to the single stream recycling guidelines posted at the Chatham Borough Recycling Depot or refer to page 25 of the Borough’s Calendar. All materials should be loaded loose except for shredded paper.

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Like

Sign Up for E-News

Chatham

Wakeup Call: Opioid Epidemic Reaches into Chatham Community

May 26, 2017

Dear Editor-

I write today because over the past year I have attended several Opioid Awareness Forums in Morris County due to my job as Municipal Alliance Committee of the Chathams Coordinator. I’m confident that everyone is aware that the United States is in the throws of an Opioid Epidemic. New Jersey is one of the hardest hit states.

I think most Chatham residents imagine this ...

Adult Education at Library of The Chathams

Library of The Chathams continues its popular series CALL: Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning.  The following two courses will be offered in June.

20th Century Comedians

June 6, 13, 20 & 27 at 11 am

Larry Wolfert, an instructor for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers University, will present a four-part series of lectures on comedians of the 20th century.  ...

Hats and Shirts for the 40th Annual Jaycees Fishawack Run Now at Dunkin' Donuts

May 26, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - The 40th Anniversary Fishawack Run shirts can now be previewed by visiting Dunkin' Donuts on Main Street in Chatham Borough.

The employees are modeling the shirts and the hats, and the  top finisher awards are on display. Applications can be picked up there or registrants can sign up on line at  www.chathamfishawackrun.org  for the June 10th ...