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South Plainfield Recycling Program Good Friday Holiday Schedule

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Easter and the Nature Reserve's Trout lilies are harbingers of Spring.
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The South Plainfield Recycling Complex on Kenneth Avenue will be closed on Friday, March 30 for Good Friday.   The Recycling Center will be open instead from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 29.  The Recycling Center will be open as usual on Saturday, March 31 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the Yard Waste Site will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (summer hours). 

             Curbside recyclables collection in the Friday Section will be done as scheduled on March 30.

             Note that there was an error in the 2018 Guide that was mailed with the sewer bills.  The Yard Waste summer schedule is Tuesday 12-7 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.–4 p.m.  The correct phone number to report missed curbside recyclables pickups is 1-800-488-6242 (MCIA)

              For updates, call the Recycling Hotline: (908) 226-7620.

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