Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00am-3:30pm
Saturdays 8am-12pm (Noon) DPW- CALL (973)378-7741 ext. 1 for assistance.
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Curbside Residential Recycling
South Orange’s curbside single-stream recycling pick up for residents is currently provided by the Giordano Recycling Company. Contact Giordano at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-216-2250 ext. 2 with questions or concerns.
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Recycling at the Dept. of Public Works Recycling Center
The law requires that everyone recycle either curbside by using the TOTER system or by bringing acceptable materials to the DPW Recycling Center. The DPW also provides recycling services for materials beyond those of curbside recycling. See Additional Services below. Please be advised this is not a garbage disposal facility and regulations should be adhered to.
Access: SEE HOURS FOR RESIDENT ACCESS ABOVE.
You must arrive to the Recycling Center early enough to exit the gates prior to closing time.
The Recycling Center is closed on holidays. Villagers will be required to provide proof of residency to enter the facility and no commercial vehicles/ rental trucks (U-Haul’s) will be permitted.
All materials accepted curbside are also accepted at the DPW Recycling Center provided they are pre-sorted. Other materials are accepted on certain days, see Additional Services below.Corrugated Boxes
Corrugated boxes and cartons must be flattened and tied securely with cord for one person handling. Villagers with proof of residency may bring the bundled boxes into the Recycling Center.
Please use the Public Works "Service Links" above if you would like to schedule a pickup.
Container Days: South Orange residents are welcome to drop off household bulk items at the Public Works facility. Proof of residency is required and no commercial vehicles (U-Haul's/ Home Depot rental vans) are permitted on the property. Electronics, construction material, and hazardous waste will not be accepted at these events. Events take place once a month from April through September, from 8am- 1:30pm. Please see 2022 dates below-
Paper Shredding Days 2022:
8am-12pm or until truck is filled, whichever occurs firstElectronics Recycling Schedule:
South Orange 2022 Events:
8 a.m.- 12 noon
Please note the Maplewood Department of Public Works welcomes South Orange residents to use their facility year round, strictly for the disposal of electronic waste. Please reference Maplewood's hours of operations.
South Orange Public Works Maplewood Public Works
300 Walton Avenue 357 Boyden Avenue
(973) 378-7741 (973)762-1175