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. - 2 p.m.
The facility will be closed on the following 2020 holidays:
- New Years Day - January 1
- Presidents Day - February 17
- Memorial Day - May 25
- Independence Day - July 4
- Labor Day - September 7
- Columbus Day - October 12
- Veterans Day - November 11
- Thanksgiving - November 26
- Christmas Day - December 25
The SCMUA provide the following recycling services to Sussex County residents, schools, and businesses:
Household Hazardous Waste Days
June 6 and November 7
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 28, May 16, July 25, October 14
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
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.
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.