Al Knoth, Recycling Coordinator
Phone: 973-983-2891/ 973-627-1700
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 7:00am to 3:30pm
Recycling Center Hours of Operation
McVeigh Recycling Center
Municipal Garage Center
This is to clarify the Recycling Yard hours. The McVeigh site is open Monday - Friday 7:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday 8:00am to 3:00pm. The Municipal Garage site is open Monday through Friday 7:00am to 3:30pm and Saturday 9:00am to 1:00pm. This means the gates and sites are to be closed and locked by the closing time posted. The last car to enter is 10 minutes prior to posted closing time, the gates will be closed at this time (allowing the 10 minutes for the last cars to do their recycling). Thank you for your anticipated and continued cooperation.
Rockaway Township does not accept brush over 4 inches in diameter, LOGS or STUMPS at any of it's recycling facility's. No commercial vehicles or landscapers are permitted to use any of the Rockaway Township recycling facilities.
GARBAGE OF ANY KIND IS NOT ACCEPTED AT ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP RECYCLING FACILITY’S. ANY BULK GARBAGE SHOULD BE PLACED CURBSIDE THE THIRD FULL WEEK OF EVERY MONTH (SUNDAY-SATURDAY) 6 AM MONDAY MORNING. IF YOU HAVE ITEMS UNACCEPTABLE CONTACT MORRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY 973-347-8106. PLACING GARBAGE IN RECYCLING DUMPSTERS CAUSES RECYCLABLE LOADS TO BE REJECTED AND INCURS FINES LEVIED TO ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP IF BROUGHT TO MCMUA TRANSFER STATION.
PLEASE NOTE: If your scheduled recycle collection falls on a holiday it will be collected the following Monday regardless of what the normal scheduled collection day falls on.
Yard waste will now be collected Wednesday through Friday of each week APRIL THROUGH DECEMBER . If placed out after Wednesday and not picked up that week-it will be picked up the following week . A specific collection day is not designated for your street. As per ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP CODE4-1.10, NO ONE SHALL DEPOSIT OR BLOW LEAVES OR ANY TYPE OF LITTER ONTO THE STREET ,CURB ,CATCH BASIN, OR ANY BODY OF WATER!
Yard Waste cannot be mixed with Garbage or Recycling.
Leaves cannot be placed in Boxes, Plastic or Biodegradable Trash Bags . PAPER BIODEGRADABLE BAGS ONLY
Grass must be placed in 3 reusable metal or plastic containers with lids per household . NOT TO EXCEED 50 LBS. PER CONTAINER
Brush & Tree branches must be kept separate from leaves and grass Bundled and tied .NOT TO EXCEED 150 LBS. AND 4 FT. IN LENGTH , NO STUMPS , NO BRANCHES OVER 6 INCHES IN DIAMETER.
Christmas Tree’s pick up will be the second full week of JANUARY AND FEBRUARY out by 6 am Monday morning . If inclement weather prohibits collection because of snow burial, a complaint list will be formed and forwarded to hauler for collection.
CONTACT ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP DPW (973) 983-2891.
New dates will be posted on website and in brochure for Christmas Tree Collection.
Recycle Brochure-Please click for information regarding Rockaway Township's New Single Stream Recycling Program and the current Recycling Schedule