Trash Collection

Automated Trash Collection Program
Things to Know for Phase 1 , Phase II , Phase III of the Automated Trash Collection Program 

  • Garbage is picked up weekly. See the Street List schedule for your collection day. 
  • Trash carts are designed to hold normal household trash ONLY. Carts are not designed to contain bulk items, hazardous materials, chemicals, hot ashes, poisons and other harmful material. 
  • Carts shall be placed along the curb, in the street and must leave a space of 4 ft between the cart and all obstacles, i.e. parked vehicles, mailbox, trees, etc. 
  • Carts shall be placed along the curb, in the street, 4 ft between the cart and all obstacles no later than 6 a.m. of the scheduled day. From Memorial Day to Labor Day carts shall be placed along curb in the street no later than 5:30 a.m. 
  • Carts shall be removed from the curb by 6 p.m. of the evening of collection day. 
  • All large items will be collected on a once a month basis and must be called into the DPW office at 973.326.7398 for collection i.e. mattresses, box springs, rugs, large glass doors, etc...The items will be collected by a separate vehicle. Please follow all guidelines outlined here:
  1. Wrap large glass doors with cardboard and tape
  2. Rugs should be cut, rolled, and tied in a roll not exceeding 50 pounds
  3. Mattresses and Box springs must be wrapped in plastic prior to placing  out for disposal
  4. Items should not be more than four (4) feet in length 
  5. If you are moving, please notify us well in advance 
  • No construction material allowed
  • No Household Hazardous Waste is allowed
  • Latex paint must be dried out in cans before disposal: cat litter works well. 
  • Animal feces should be placed in paper bags before being put in the trash

Contact Us

  1. Thomas Eschmann 


    John Flanagan
    Assistant Superintendent

    David Flynn

    Albert Lovenberg 
    Road Foreman

    Steven Wightman

    John Young
    Assistant Foreman

    Department of Public Works 

    6 Jane Way
    (Located off of West Hanover Ave.)
    Morris Township,  NJ  07960

    Ph: 973-326-7398
    Fx: 973-326-9580

    Office Hours:

    Monday - Friday
    6:00 AM - 3:30 PM 

    Recycling Depot:

    7:00 AM- 3:00 PM
    6:00 AM - 1:45 PM 

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