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Recycling Processes and Programs

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A

America Recycles Day

Educational and Promotional Initiatives for Recycling

 

Awards (Recycling)

New Jersey WasteWise Business Network
Recycling Awards and Recycling Poetry Contest

   
B

Beneficial Use Determinations

Authorized Beneficial Use Projects
Guidance Document for the Beneficial Use Project (BUD) Approval Process
Registration, Permit, Information and Recording Forms

 

Business (Recycling) Development

About the Bureau of Recycling and Planning
Contact Us
County and Municipal Recycling Coordinators
County by County Listing of Designated Mandatory Recyclable Materials
Economic Benefits of Recycling
New Jersey Recycling Law and Recycling Rule
New Jersey Recycling Statistics
Recycling Market Directory
Waste Audits

 

Buy Recycled

Brochure - Recycled Products - The Smart Choice for Consumers and the Enviroment
Brochure - Building and Furnishing with Recycled Products
Executive Order #11

"Green Purchasing" Information from Rutgers University
Recycled Product Resources

   
C

Class A, Class B, Class C and Class D Recycling Facility Requirements

New Jersey Recycling Law and Recycling Rule

 

Communications

Calendar of Events
Contact Us
Educational and Promotional Initiatives for Recycling
Helpful Recycling Links
PowerPoint Presentation on Recycling for 4th - 8th Grade Audiences Now Available!

 

Composting

Article on Backyard Composting (Rutgers University)
Class C Recycling Facilities
New Jersey’s Manual on Composting Leaves & Management of Other Yard Trimmings
Source Reduction in the Garden (Summer, 2006 article)
Technical Manual for Class C Recycling Center Approvals

 

County Solid Waste and Recycling Planning Process

See Planning (County Solid Waste and Recycling Plans)

 

Cut It and Leave It Program

Brochure - Grass - Cut It and Leave It
Source Reduction (waste reduction) “Cut it and Leave It” information

Source Reduction in the Garden (Summer, 2006 article)

   
D

Data (Recycling and Solid Waste) Management

New Jersey Recycling Statistics
New Jersey Recycling Tonnage Grant Program
Registration, Permit, Information and Recording Forms

 

Disposal (Waste)

Medication Disposal - Safe Options for Disposal of Unused Medications
Solid and Hazardous Waste Homepage

   
E

Economic Analysis of Recycling

Economic Benefits of Recycling
“Practical Recycling Economics – Making the Numbers Work for Your Program” manual
Waste Audits

   
 

Education and Promotion

Educational and Promotional Initiatives for Recycling
"Here Today, Here Tomorrow - Recycled!" - the grades 1-6 curriculum resource, updated with cross-references to the core curriculum content standards.
PowerPoint Presentation on Recycling for 4th - 8th Grade Audiences Now Available!
Recycling Awards and Recycling Poetry Contest

   
 

Enforcement

NJDEP Letter to Businesses Regarding Recycling Responsibilities
Recycling Enforcement


Environmental Analysis of Recycling

Environmental Benefits of Recycling


Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

Brochure - Recycled Products - The Smart Choice for Consumers and the Enviroment
Brochure - Building and Furnishing with Recycled Products
"Green Purchasing" Information from Rutgers University
Recycled Product Resources

   
 

Exemption from Recycling Center Approval Process

New Jersey Recycling Law and Recycling Rule
Registration, Permit, Information and Recording Forms

   
F

Forms Retrieval

Recycling Tonnage and Reporting
Registration, Permit, Information and Recording

   
 

Funding

DEP Awards Record $8 Million in Grants to Bolster Local Recycling Efforts
Local Tire Management Program Fund grants

Recycling Tonnage and Reporting

   
G

“Green” Building

Brochure - Recycled Products - The Smart Choice for Consumers and the Enviroment
Brochure - Building and Furnishing with Recycled Products
Recycled Product Resources

Rutgers University Center for Green Building

 

Grants

See Funding

   
H

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

List of New Jersey County Household Hazardous Waste Coordinators and Program Summaries

   
I

Intermediate Processing Facilities

New Jersey Intermediate Processing Facilities (IPFs)

   
L

Law (Recycling)

DEP Awards Record $8 Million in Grants to Bolster Local Recycling Efforts
New Jersey Recycling Law and Recycling Rule

Leaf Mulching

see Composting

   
M

Market Development

See Business (Recycling) Development

   
N

New Jersey WasteWise Business Network – How to Join and General Information

Executive Order #11
New Jersey WasteWise Business Network website

NJDEP Letter to Businesses Regarding Recycling Responsibilities

   
O

Oil (Used) Recycling

Authorized “Class D” Used Oil Facilities
Brochure - Recycle Used Motor Oil - When You Do It Yourself, Do It Right
Used Oil Recycling - County Drop-off Locations

Open Public Records Act

Open Public Records Act, P.L. 2001, c.404

   
P

Per Container Systems


Source Reduction (waste reduction)


Planning (County Solid Waste and Recycling Plan)


2006 Statewide Solid Waste Management Plan
County Plan Summaries
District Solid Waste Management Officials
NJDEP Letter on the Department's Preemption of Municipal Planning and/or Zoning Ordinances in Regard to Solid Waste Facilities and Recycling Centers
Solid Waste and Recycling Planning
Solid Waste Management Plan Amendments, Certification and Administrative


Poetry Contest

Recycling Awards and Recycling Poetry Contest


Product Stewardship

Electronics Waste Brochure
Fluorescent Light-Bulb Recycling
Product Stewardship
"Recycle Your Cell Phone - It's An Easy Call"

   
R RecycleMania

RecycleMania Web Site

Recycling

iWARM - Individual Waste Reduction Model - Measure Your Recycling Impact Through the Individual Waste Reduction Model (iWARM)!
Recycling in New Jersey Homepage


Recycling Center Approval and Requirements

See Class A, Class B, Class C and Class D Recycling Facility Requirements


Recycling Coordinator Certification Series (Cook College)

http://www.cookce.rutgers.edu/programs/recycling.html


Reuse

"A Place for Everything - The ultimate Redistribution Guide for Mercer, Middlesex & Monmouth Counties" click here to request a free copy
Reuse Marketplace Launched - A free web-based resource to capture value, exchange reusable items, save money and reduce waste
Source Reduction (waste reduction)


Reporting

New Jersey Recycling Tonnage Grant Program
Registration, Permit, Information and Recording

Rules (Recycling)

Recycling Rules, N.J.A.C. 7:26A-1 et seq.

   
S

Siting

Guidelines for Siting Used Oil Collection Tanks for “Do-It-Yourselfer” Recycling Programs

Source Reduction

Learn How to Receive Fewer Phone Books!
Source Reduction (waste reduction)

Statistics

New Jersey Recycling Statistics

Scrap Tire Pile Cleanup

See Tire (Scrap) Facilities

   
T

Technical Manuals

Technical Manuals and Guidance Documents

Tire (Scrap) Facilities – Finding In-State and Out-of-State Facilities

Scrap Tire Facilities and Tipping Fees

Tonnage (Recycling) Grant and Reporting Process

Recycling Tonnage and Reporting

Toxic Packaging Clearinghouse

Product Stewardship
Source Reduction (waste reduction)

   
U

Universal Waste Recycling

Compact Fluorescent Bulb Recycling News!
“Is Your Life Mercury Free?” informational brochure

Product Stewardship
Universal Waste Information Site

Used Oil Recycling

See Oil (Used) Recycling

   
V

Vegetative Waste Composting

Class C Recycling Facilities
New Jersey’s Manual on Composting Leaves & Management of Other Yard Trimmings
Source Reduction in the Garden (Summer, 2006 article)
Technical Manual for Class C Recycling Center Approvals

Vinyl Scrap Recycling

Vinyl Scrap Recycling Comes to New Jersey

   
W

Waste Audits

Waste Audit

Waste Prevention and Reduction

See Source Reduction

 

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