Middletown’s new town-wide garbage collection will increase service and reduce costs

The Middletown Township Committee awarded a five year contract for town-wide garbage and recycling collection at its meeting on Monday evening, according to a press release.

The $21 million contract was awarded to Central Jersey Waste, of Ewing, the lowest responsive bidder.  The new service will commence in January, 2018.

Currently the Township’s garbage collection is broken into two districts. Two thirds of the town is within the “Garbage District” where property owners pay a fee towards solid waste collection. The remaining third is “Out-of-District” where residents have to contract their own private solid waste company. Both districts pay for recycling collection through their regular municipal tax assessment since recycling is already collected on a township-wide basis. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 19th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments »