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Memorial Day Recycling Schedule:
No Collection - Mon., 5/29/23

  • Mendham Twp.'s next collection, 6/5/23
    single-stream collection (all recyclables).
  • Wharton's make-up Fri., 6/2/23

Transfer Stations Closed
Memorial Day Mon., 5/29/23

Transfer Station Schedule
(Closed Sundays)

Facility Information

East Hanover Recycling Depot & Convenience Center
8 Melanie Lane
East Hanover,  NJ   07936
Tel: 973-888-6080   Fax: 973-889-3981
Town: East Hanover Township
  • Hours: Mon. and Wed., 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Sat., 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Limitations: This facility is open to East Hanover residents only. Recycling activities exempted from permitting pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:26A-1.4(3) & (19) are conducted at this location.
  • 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) Commingle with other recyclables.
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.
Corrugated Cardboard (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Flatten and mix with other recyclables, no need to tie or bundle.
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.
Polyboard/Drink Boxes (Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One) Empty and mix with other recyclables. Also knwn as aeseptic packaging.
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. Make sure battery are individually wrapped or the terminals are taped to prevent electrical shorting and fires.
Books (Hard Cover) (Recycling) Please place into the New Lagacy Book recycling bin. Please keep covers on the books and keep books dry. Also accepts soft-cover books in the same bin for recycling.
Christmas Trees (Recycling) This materials is accepted periodically only and not all the times the depot is open. Call East Hanover for more information.
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.
Leaves (Recycling) The Recycling Center will open six days a week in November for residents to bring leaves. Leaf bags available at Recycling Center with coupon.
Metal Appliances (Recycling) Formerly known as White Goods & Light Iron. Call East Hanover for more information.
Plastic - Large Rigid (Recycling) Place in the container designated for Large Rigid Plastics, do not mix with single-stream recyclables.
Wood Scraps (Recycling) Call East Hanover for more information.

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