Wantage Township New Jersey

888 State Highway 23

Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority

The information on this page was provided by the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority (SCMUA) and is posted on the Wantage website for the benefit of our residents. For information on SCMUA, please visit its website at scmua.org


Solid Waste/Recycling Center is located at 34 Route 94, Lafayette. It is open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Recycling Services

The SCMUA provide the following recycling services to Sussex County residents, schools, and businesses:

See site for more information: scmua.org/Cit-e-Access/webpage.cfm?TID=121&TPID=11922

Household Hazardous Waste Days

June 5 and November 6
Dispose of lead and oil base paints, stains, thinners, pool chemicals, mercury, lubricants, chlorine, driveway sealer, fluorescent bulbs, household batteries, and more. Limits: 100 lbs. dry; 10 gal. liquid waste; 25 fluorescent bulbs per vehicle. Scale charge for larger quantities.

Electronics Recycling Days

March 27, May 22, July 24, October 23
Examples include: computers, printers, cell phones, televisions, VCR’s, DVD & CD’s, fax machines, copiers, radios, stereos, etc. Limits: Up to five units per vehicle. Scale charge for larger quantities. Landfill disposal ban on certain electronics - See www.scmua.org

Recycling Center

The SCMUA provides a comprehensive recycling center for residents and businesses. These services are provided free of charge to residents. See the SCMUA website for materials that are accepted at the center. Note: plastic bags are NOT accepted. These can be recycled at most supermarkets.

Medical Waste Sharps Collection

First Thursday of the month, 10 a.m. to noon.
Fee charged by vendor.

Document Shredding

Third Friday of the month, 9 a.m. to noon.
Charge by voluume, $6 minimum, no limit.

Mulch and Compost

Sussex County residents can handload regular mulch and compost for free. The SCMUA will load colored mulch and compost for a nomimal fee.