Facility Information

Rockaway Twp. Municipal Garage Recycling Center
540 Green Pond Road
Rockaway,  NJ   07866
Tel: 973-983-2891  
Town: Rockaway Township
  • Hours: Mon. - Fri., 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and Sat., 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Closed on municipal holidays.
  • Limitations: 

    This facility is open to Rockaway Township residents and small businesses only. Plastic bags and grass are not accepted at either Rockaway Township recycling center.

    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.

  • Facility Type: Municipal Recycling Depot


Acceptable Material - Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Rinse and commingle with recyclables.
Brown Paper Bags (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Fold and stack in one brown grocery bag and place in corrugated container.
Chipboard/Paperboard (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Commingle with other recyclables. Flatten all boxes. Include beverage carrier, cereal, pasta and tissue boxes, paper towel rolls.
Glass Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Remove lids, rinse and commingle with recyclables. Metal lids may be placed in container separately.
Newspaper (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Mix with other recyclables and do not tie or bundle.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not place cap back on bottle.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not place cap back on bottle.
Shredded Paper (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) If recycling shredded paper with in the "all-in-one" single-stream recycling collection program, the shredded paper must be put into a translucent or clear plastic bag and the bag must be tied closed.
Steel (Tin) Containers (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Rinse, commingle with recyclables. Aerosol cans must be empty and plastic caps removed and discarded.
Telephone Books (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Includes soft-cover books. Commingle with other recyclables, Do not include hard-cover books.

Acceptable Material - Recycling

Batteries (Dry Cell) (Recycling) Rechargeable batteries only as alkalines are safe to place in the regular garbage. For rechargeable battery recycling make sure battery are individually wrapped or the terminals are taped to prevent electrical shorting and fires prior to depositing into recycling box. Accepted on Saturdays only.
E-Waste - Computers, TVs, etc. (Recycling) Accepted electronics include only the following: computers, laptops, televisions, monitors, desktop printers and fax machines. All other electronic waste should be disposed of in the garbage as it is not covered by the E-waste law and program.
Plastic - Large Rigid (Recycling) Place in designated container. This includes outdoor furniture, plastic furniture, children's backyard toys. Please, no electronic toys and no PVC plastics. Do not mix with single-stream recyclables.

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