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Announcing the availability of Recycle Coach!   Use this link (or download the app) to:

  • - Set an email reminder of the trash and recycling collection days or special Township disposal days
  • - Export trash and recycling dates to your personal calendar
  • - "Ask" Recycle Coach to determine how to dispose of specific items by using the What Goes Where Tool
  • - Report trash or recycling related issues (example a missed pickup)
  • - Learn more about recycling in general



For a printer friendly version of the 2018 Curbside Recycling Schedule, click here.

To view the 2018 Recycling Postcard, click here.


2018 Curbside Recycling Schedule:

Jan.  12 and 26

April 6 and 20

July 13 and 27

Oct. 5 and 19

Feb.  9 and 23

May 4 and 18

Aug. 10 and 24

Nov. 2, 16 and 30

March 9 and 23

June 1, 15 and 29

Sept.  7 and 21

Dec. 14 and 28


For information on Byram's RECYCLING programsclick here.

For a printable list of what can be be disposed of through Recycling, click here.

For information on Byram's TRASH programsclick here.     

For a printable list with of what can be disposed of in curbside Trash pick-upsclick here.


Byram Township support NJ's Clean Communities Program.   Each year, several community volunteer groups participate in clean-ups and results are reported to NJ.   As a result of these efforts, the Township receives funds which are applied to recycling initiatives.


Have Items that are not on the list of accepted items for curbside pick-up or that can be brought to the Recycling Center?   These can be brought to the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority in Lafayette (SCMUA) on Mon. to Sat. between 7am to 2pm.  Please note that SCMUA will charge a disposal fee.  However, on designated days there will be free disposal of certain items such as e-waste and hazardous wastes.   For additional information, SCMUA's phone number is 973-579-6998, or click here for their website. 

E-Waste - includes computers, printers, television, stereo equipment and other electronic media.   SCMUA designated the following days for Free E-Waste Drop-Off Days in 2018:  3/31, 5/19, 7/21 and 10/13.   Click here for SCMUA's flyer on this free event.  

Household Hardous Waste - includes paints, stains, etc.   Full a list of accepted materials and the flyer for the Free Drop-Off Days in 2018 (6/2 and 11/3), click here.

Sharps (Needles) Disposal - click here for link.

Styrofoam - click here for link to styrofoam recycling program at SCMUA.

Battery Disposal - click here for link.

Rigid Plastics - click here for link.



Questions?   Contact Donna Fett, DPW Secretary, 973-347-2500 x138 or via email (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))