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Holiday Season Recycling Schedule:
No Collection - Mon., 12/26/22 or 1/2/23


Transfer Station Schedule (Closed Sundays)

Facility Information

Rockaway Township Recycling Depot 
65 Mt. Hope Road
Rockaway,  NJ  
Tel: 973-983-2891   Fax: 973-983-2891
Town: Rockaway Township
  • Hours: Tues.-Fri. 7:00AM-5:00PM, Sat. 7:00AM-3:30PM, Closed Sundays and Mondays as well as 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.

    Must operate in accordance with exemption from NJDEP approval based on N.J.A.C. 7:26A-1.4(a) #3 and #19 recycling activities in which tree branches, tree limbs, tree trunks, brush and wood chips derived from tree parts are to be received, stored, processed or transferred provided that: i. Only the amount of unprocessed material which the equipment on-site or as may be readily available is capable of processing within a one-week period up to a maximum of 7,500 cy is stored on-site; ii. Storage of material on-site shall not exceed one year; iii. Storage of processed material shall not exceed 7,500 cy; and iv. Processing is limited to four times per year and each processing event shall be limited to a two-week time period.

    Exemption #19 is for the receipt of less than 1,000 cy of leaves per day for transfer to a recycling center where the receipt and transfer activity meets the criteria below: i. The perimeter of the leaf receipt and transfer activity areas to be separated from any and all land uses by an effective visual screen buffer; ii. Leaf receipt and transfer operation areas no closer than 150 feet from the property line of any area of human use or occupancy; iii. Leaves to be be removed within 30 days of receipt; and iv. Records kept.

  • Facility Type: Exempted Solid Waste Facility
  • Permit No.: Exempt
  • Block and Lot: Block 113.01; Lot 1


Acceptable Material - Recycling

Brush/Tree Parts (Recycling) No branches over 6" in diameter accepted. Brush does not have to be tied or bundled. No stumps