MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The new year has brought new changes to the plastic recycling program throughout Morris Township.

Township officials have announced that only plastic containers coded 1,2 & 5 are acceptable. According to township officials, here are examples of acceptable plastics.

  • plastics coded #1 include water, soda, salad dressing bottles, microwavable food trays and peanut butter.
  • plastics coded #2 include milk jugs, shampoo bottles, butter tubs and yogurt tubs
  • plastics coded #5 included ketchup bottles, syrup bottles and some yogurt containers.

There has been no change to paper, metal, glass and cartons. Click HERE for more information regarding curbside recycling in Morris Township.


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