Sanitation Department

New Recycling Center Hours of Operation - Starting on Monday June 22, 2020.  
Hours of drop off for the township residents will now be Saturdays ONLY, FROM 8:30AM UNTIL 2:30PM

Our Sanitation Department provides curbside collection of solid waste and is done one day a week depending on what section of town you live in. Mount Olive single streams all recycling allowing residents to place all recycling in one container.

Garbage and Recycling Collection Rules

  • Garbage and recycling are picked up once a week on the same day. Please call DPW at 973-691-0900 ext 7361 to find out your day, download the Recycle Coach app, or view the Sanitation Collection Route.
  • Please see the Holiday Sanitation Schedule for any alternate holiday collections
  • The township provides each homeowner with a 96 or 65 gallon garbage can with an ID number specific to your home
  • Recycling containers can be purchased from our Recreation Department to support recreation events. $55 - 65 Gallon Blue or Pink, $65 – 96 Gallon Blue
  • If you need a replacement, please call the Public Works Department
  • Place containers neatly at the curb by 5:00 a.m. of your scheduled day
  • Do not include any recyclable materials in your garbage

Bulk Waste (Large Item Sticker Program)

Please refer to the application.

  • Stickers can be purchased by coming into the Municipal Building M-F 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or by mailing the application to the address on the form
  • Regular large items are picked up on Mondays, Metal items, televisions computers and printers are picked up on Thursdays
  • Please call 973-691-0900 ext 7361 to let us know when the item is curbside for pick-up