Residents can view
To print properly,
you will need 8.5 x14
paper. The schedule's are
also available at
the Exeter Municipal
Wyoming Avenue in
the white mailbox to
the right of the
They are also
available at the
Turkey Hill, UniMart,
Modern Market, and
Chase says, "
Recycle! Do it
right or it's
reminded that when a
holiday falls on
refuse day, your
refuse will be
picked up a day
applies to recycling
All Exeter Residents and Municipal, Institutions and Commercial Establishments are mandated to recycle as per borough ordinance and provide recycling to all community events such as bazaars and sporting events.
View the 2016 recycling calendar by clicking here.
DEP Home Composting Guide
Click here to read the DEP Home Composting Guide.
Phone Book Collection
Phone books can be
placed in the junk mail
collection or dropped
off at the recycling
[Click here for important recycling information]
It is important for Exeter Borough residents review their recycling habits. It has come to officials’ attention that some residents are not complying with Exeter’s Recycling Ordinance which requires each household to recycle all materials listed below and imposes a fine of $300 for each infraction. All Commercial, Municipal and Institutions Establishments are required to as per borough ordinance and provide recycling to all community events such as bazaars and sporting events.
All residents are encouraged to commit to making positive changes in their recycling routine to improve their household and community recycling and to become environmental leaders and great stewards.
Buy wisely! Choose products with minimal packaging and made from recycled material.
Recycling Calendar Schedule can be obtained on Exeter Website Exeterborough.com or at Exeter Municipal Building
Corrugated cardboard preparation is as follows: Only cardboard with a ribbed section between two heavy layers of cardboard is acceptable. No other type of cardboard, no wax coated or food-contaminated cardboard will be accepted. Flatten and bundle in pieces no larger than 3’X3’.
Commingled recyclables consist of glass, metal and plastic, bottles cans and jars only. They are to be placed in recycling containers. Types of glass collected are green, brown and clear bottles and jars only! No glass from mirrors or windows will be accepted. Types of plastic collected are any plastic household container with the numbers 1-7 on the bottom in the chasing arrow triangle. The only exceptions are motor oil and antifreeze containers. These should be placed in the regular trash. Lids can be recycled with containers. All metal cans, including aluminum, tin and bimetal will be collected. Please rinse all bottles, jars and cans. Crush the plastic and metal, but do not break the glass.
Newspapers are to be placed in square recycling container with lid and keep dry.
Junk mail consists of all junk mail, envelopes, magazines, catalogues, glossy newspaper inserts, phone books and office or computer paper. Shredded junk mail is acceptable. Proper preparation of junk mail items is to place in square recycling container with lid to keep dry.
Yard waste is to be placed in an open container. Do not use plastic bags or it will be refused. Containers are not to weigh more than 30 pounds. Use as many containers as necessary and separate full garbage cans of grass clippings into two half full containers. Yard waste consists only of the following materials: shrubbery or grass clippings and tree limbs. Tree limbs are not to exceed 3 feet length or 1/2-inch diameter. Limbs should be bundled, tied and placed in an open container. Rocks, stones, dirt and animal waste are not acceptable forms of yard waste. Any yard waste containing unacceptable materials will not be collected.
Leaves are to be raked to the curb on the designated day for the leaf loader to vacuum the leaves. No parking please along the side of the roads being collected.
To improve the environment grass clippings can be mulched into the grass with a mulching lawnmower blade. This is better for your grass because it provides valuable nutrients to the lawn. Leaves mixed with grass clippings can be composted in your back yard and provide a fertile mulch in a few months. Search Compost on the DEP website www.depweb.state for more information.
Please place your recyclables curbside by 6 AM. If there are any questions please call the recycling coordinator at 654-0933, between the hours of 7:00
A.M. and 3:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
Glass, plastic and metal – bottles, cans or jars only! Place together in recycling container. * Plastic household containers #1-7 are acceptable along with lids. 5 gallon containers are acceptable. Rinse containers, flatten plastic and metal, do not break glass.
No bags please. Place in square recycling container and keep dry
No Glossy Inserts (place glossy inserts in junk mail/magazine collection)
Cardboard with a ribbed section between two heavy layers of cardboard. Flatten & bundle in pieces no larger than 3’ X 3’. No food contaminated non-corrugated or wax coated card-board. CEREAL or SODA BOXES place with Junk Mail.
Junk Mail and
Includes all junk mail, envelopes, magazines, catalogues, glossy newspaper inserts, phone books and office or computer paper, non-corrugated cardboard such as cereal and soda boxes. Place in recycling container and keep dry.
This includes shrubbery or grass clippings placed in open containers weighing less than 30 lbs. Tree limbs or trimmings are to be tied and bundled not exceeding 3’ length or ½” diameter. *Landscaper Company yardwaste is to be taken, not left curbside
Leaves are to be raked to the curb. Place curbside any day to be collected with the vacuum leaf loader. Collection will be frequent during the leaf collection weeks. Please try to avoid parking which blocks access to leaf piles.
Recycling Facts - Click Here