Rockaway Borough Sanitation and Recycling
The Recycling News is an annual, printable publication about Rockaway Borough's Recycling and Sanitation services.
Click here to download your copy .PDF icon. Link opens a PDF file. Note: this is a large file.
Clean Communities Coordinator
Phone Number: 973-627-2000 ext 225
Phone Number: 973-627-7025
Curbside Garbage Collection
The town provides for residential garbage collection. Collection is provided once a week on either Thursday or Friday. Call the municipal building or refer to the recycling newsletter for schedule.
Curbside Recycling Collection
Rockaway Borough contracts for single-stream, all-in-one residential curbside recycling. Maximum weight of curbside recycling container is 50 pounds; use multiple containers if needed. The schedule is every other week on Tuesday. See recycling newsletter for specific dates.
Curbside Yard Waste Collection
Curbside collection of vegetative waste is every other Wednesday from April through December. See newsletter for routes and dates.
Curbside Bulky Waste Collection
Picked up weekly. Refer to newsletter for your route and day. Scrap metal, white goods, and light iron can only be put curbside on the last Wednesday each month. Please call Blue Diamond at 973-598-9800 to put your address on the metal pick up list.
Municipal Recycling Depot
The Rockaway Borough Recycling Depot is located at the DPW Garage at 21-25 Union St.
THE RECYCLING CENTER IS OPEN TO BOROUGH RESIDENTS ONLY.
IDENTIFICATION WILL BE REQUIRED UPON ENTERING. NO CONTRACTORS PLEASE!
Sun and Mon - Closed
Tue - Fri 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority
For infomation on accepted materials for garbage, recycling, yard waste, and bulky waste pickup, please refer to the MCUMA webpage: mcuma.com/TOWNS.ASP
Household Hazard Waste Drop-Off Events
Please see the PDF icon. Link opens a PDF file. Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Event Flyer for 2023. If these events are not convenient for you, you may schedule an appointment to drop items off at the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facility located at the Mt. Olive transfer station; 168 Gold Mine Road, Flanders, NJ 07836 by clicking on this MCMUA link or calling 973-829-8006.