Trash & Recycling

 Trash and recycling cans should only be placed curbside the morning of or  evening prior to collection. All Cans should be securely covered.

Trash and recycling cans should only be placed curbside the morning of or evening prior to collection. All Cans should be securely covered.

Please look after your trash and recycling. According to Morton Borough Ordinance, cans should not be placed at the curb untl after dusk on the night before pickup. Especially on windy  days, secure your cans and refuse.  Be a good neighbor. Look around your street. If you say trash or litter, pick it up. Even if it’s […]

Morton Recycling By The Numbers - October

Morton Recycling By The Numbers – October

Happy Fall, Mortonites!  Once again, Suburban Waster Services has provided us with last month’s weekly pick-up tonage for recycling (see below). In October we recycled a total of 15.66 tons (an average of 3.13 per week). The week of 10/17/2013 yielded the highest amount that month – 3.61 tons. To review previous month’s totals, please click […]

Morton Recycling By The Numbers – September

Suburban Waster Services has provided us with September’s weekly pick-up tonage for recycling (see below). In September we recycled a total of 12.65 tons (an average of 3.16 per week). The week of 9/26/2013 yielded the highest amount that month – 3.83 tons. To review previous month’s totals, please click on the above Category titled […]

Morton Recycling By The Numbers – August

Morton Recycling By The Numbers – August

Suburban Waster Services has provided us with August’s weekly pick-up tonage for recycling (see below). In August we recycled a total of 16.13 tons (an average of 3.23 per week). The week of 8/15/2013 yielded the highest amount that month – 3.59 tons. To review previous month’s totals, please click on the above Category titled “Recycling […]

Morton Recycling By The Numbers - July

Morton Recycling By The Numbers – July

Suburban Waster Services has provided us with last month’s weekly pick-up tonage for recycling (see below). Based on the totals we received, we have some good news and bad news to share: The Good News: the week of 7/11 yielded the highest tons recycled so far – a whopping 4.78 tons!  That’s a huge leap considering […]

Keep Morton Beautiful

Just a friendly reminder on the importance of recycling.  With your continued help, we can keep Morton beautiful … Don’t forget to recycle each week!

Benefits to Recycling and Dept of Environmental Protection Grant

Thanks to the Department of Environmental Protection, Morton Borough is set to receive a grant in the amount of $3,080 which reflects a total of 438.3 tons of residential and commercial materials collected and recycled in 2011.  This is great news and is another benefit of recycling in our borough. Beyond the grant, there are still […]

Morton Recycling By The Numbers - January to June

Morton Recycling By The Numbers – January to June

As our fellow residents know, Morton Borough rolled out a new Recycling Program for our community in January of this year.  This was a big step for most residents and we are proud to say that we’ve taken this huge responsibility gracefully and have been successfully placing our Recyclables curbside each week without fail. We’ve […]

Morton Recycling By The Numbers - June

Morton Recycling By The Numbers – June

Suburban Waster Services has provided us with last month’s weekly pick-up tonage for recycling (see below). In June we recycled a total of 14.11 tons (an average of 3.53 per week). To review previous month’s totals, please click on the above Category titled “Recycling By The Numbers” or click here. Good job, Mortonites!  Let’s continue to […]

4th of July Week Recycling Collection Schedule

A reminder to all of our residents that, due to the 4th of July holiday this upcoming Thursday, Morton Recycling Collection is scheduled for Friday, July 5th. Please do not place your recycling out on Thursday, July 4th as it will not be picked up. Thank you for cooperating and have a safe holiday weekend!

April & May Recycling Totals

Morton Recycling By The Numbers – April and May

Suburban Waster Services has provided us with last month’s weekly pick-up tonage for recycling (see below). In April we recycled a total of 13.69 tons (an average of 3.42 per week). And in May we recycled a total of 17.92 tons (an average of 3.58 per week).  The week of 4/11/2013 has yielded the highest amount […]

4th of July Holiday Week Recycling Collection Reminder

A reminder to all of our residents that during the 4th of July Holiday week, Morton Recycling Collection is scheduled for Friday, July 5th. Please do not place your recycling out on Thursday, July 4th as it will not be picked up. Thank you for continued cooperation!