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Recycling & Sanitation

The Division of Recycling and Sanitation is responsible for the pick-up and removal of all trash and recyclable material for the residents of Parsippany. Service details and regulations governing the collection of household garbage, recyclables, yard waste and all other refuse are listed below.

The employees of the Sanitation/Recycling work hard to provide good, reliable year round service, often under very difficult weather conditions. With your help and consideration by following these guidelines our goals of providing the best possible service will be achieved.

Helpful Information:


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Recycling Center Directions

Route 46 West:

Proceed past intersection of Route 202. At the next traffic light (Waterview Blvd.), take jug handle to right, cross over Route 46 and go straight. Follow the signs to the Recycling Center.

Route 46 East:

Make a right turn at the traffic light on Waterview Blvd.(after the Parsippany Police Station). Follow signs to the Recycling Center.


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Recycling Center Operations

The recycling center is only open to Parsippany residents.

Recycling Center Operations: New Extended Hours

  • Monday Through Friday: 8:00 AM - 2:15 PM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Recycling Center - Days Closed

View the schedule of closed days here


Questions? Call (973) 263-7273


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Recycling Center Guidelines & Information

Proof of residency is required to enter the center. Contractors are not permitted .

In regard to construction and/or other materials brought to the Recycling Center in a vehicle other than a car, please note the following:


  1. 1. Such vehicle must be registered to you at your Parsippany residence
  2. 2. Vehicles registered over 1 ton will not be permitted in the Recycling Center
  3. 3. No commercial vehicles will be permitted in the Recycling Center
  4. 4. No trailers or vehicles larger than a pickup truck will be permitted in the center on Saturdays due to the heavy volume of traffic in the yard.

Rented vehicles will be accepted at the Recycling Center Monday through Friday ONLY . Prior approval and an appointment must be made by calling (973) 263-7273.

Residents may drop off yard waste, recyclables, and metal items.
ALL CONTAINERS FOR GARBAGE, RECYCLABES, AND YARD WASTE CANNOT BE ANY LARGER THAN 35 GALLONS AND MUST NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL WEIGHT LIMIT OF 60 LBS.

Any hazardous materials will not be accepted at the Recycling Center. For example, oil based paints, pool chemicals, anti-freeze, pesticides, asbestos, driveway sealant, etc.

The following items must be taken to the Recycling Center:


  • All construction material (wood, concrete, toilets, sinks, roof shingles, tiling, fencing, sheet rock, railroad ties, and cabinets)
  • Stumps and logs (no higher than 3 ft.)
  • Tires without rims
  • Empty or dried out latex paint cans
  • Batteries
  • Electronics
  • Propane tanks(valve removed)
  • Used motor oil(max. 3 gallons per visit).

Recycling bins for used clothing and shoes are located at the recycling center. Please make sure that all clothing items are in good reusable condition and placed in plastic bags. Rags and ripped/torn clothing will not be accepted.


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Are You Planning to Move?

The Township will accept several extra bags of garbage at curbside on your second pickup, but you must contact a private hauler (located in the phone book under rubbish removal) to arrange for a container for the removal of all large items. The Sanitation Department is not obligated to pickup up the contents of a whole house at the curb. Residents will be subject to a summons if these instructions are not followed.


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