Missed trash collections can be reported online for the fastest service using Report-A-Concern or by calling (908)-273-6404 during business hours.
Residential curbside recycling is collected on Thursdays unless it falls on a holiday at which point it will resume its normal schedule the following week. The Recycling Flyer (PDF) contains information regarding what can be recycled curbside and at the City of Summit Transfer Station (operated by the City). please note:
Summit recycling is collected by an outside contractor every Thursday city-wide.
Place recycling curbside the night before or by 6AM on Thursday.
Recycling must be separated into two containers: (1) paper/cardboard | (2) glass/plastic/metal.
Two separate trucks collect recycling (1) paper/cardboard and (2) glass/plastic/metal.
Recycling should NOT be placed in plastic bags due to the destructive effects they have on the material sorting equipment.
Keep containers at the curb or your designated collection area until all is collected.
Missed pick-ups should be accompanied by an affixed notice by the vendor as to why the materials were rejected. You should report a missed collection immediately:
Missed recycling collections can be reported online for the fastest service using Report-A-Concern or by calling (908)-273-6404 during business hours.
After reporting a missed pickup (phone or web), leave recycling in your pickup location. Missed collections take place on Fridays.
Plastics bags are not accepted as recyclable material at this time nor should recycling materials be placed in plastic bags and left at the curb for collection.