Public Works

The Township of South Orange Village’s Department of Public Works are a professionally dedicated team supporting the Township’s infrastructure, maintenance, and repairs of all Township roadway, municipal grounds and buildings, parks, recycling, street signs, sewers, and municipal owned trees.  The Department under Director Mike Candarella, is dedicated to making effective use of Township resources to provide the community with an enhanced quality of living, partnering with the Engineering and Police Departments to ensuring a safe and well maintained environment that residents can be proud to call home. The DPW is committed to quality assurance when addressing resident concerns and continues to make strides in partnering with the community.
Recycling Depot Hours for Resident Access

FACILITY HOURS:

DUE TO HURRICANE IDA THE RECYCLING FACILITY AT 300 WALTON AVENUE IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

SOUTH ORANGE RESIDENTS ARE INVITED TO USE THE MAPLEWOOD RECYCLING CENTER LOCATED AT 359 BOYDEN AVENUE, MAPLEWOOD. 

MAPLEWOOD HOURS OF OPERATION-
MONDAY-FRIDAY 8AM-3PM
SATURDAY 8AM- 12 NOON

FOR A LIST OF ACCEPTABLE RECYCLABLES, PLEASE VISIT:CLICK HERE


PLEASE NOTE: YARD DEBRIS AND BULK HOUSEHOLD ITEMS ARE NOT ACCEPTED IN MAPLEWOOD AT THIS TIME. PLEASE BRING A PHOTO ID WITH YOU WHEN VISITING THE MAPLEWOOD RECYCLING CENTER.


STORM UPDATES AVAILABLE: CLICK HERE

Residents may also make use of the curbside recycling program for collection of recyclable materials. Please view the guidelines listed below for a list of acceptable materials.
If you need to order a Toter (recycling) container an electronic order form is located on this page and no contact delivery will be provided.  

CALL (973) 378-7741 ext. 1 with inquires, leave a voicemail for a call to be returned to you.

Current Events & News Bulletins

September 18th Container Day Relocated-

New Waterlands Park, 3rd Street South Orange

Container Days 2021

Due to overwhelming demand the South Orange Container Day appointments have been discontinued and the DPW is returning to a “first-come, first-served” basis.

Delays are expected but DPW staff will be on hand to move everyone along at a swift, steady, safe pace.

Please remember:
- DPW will open at 8am and the line closes at 1:15, no one will be able to join the line after that time.
- Proof of residency is required and must be presented

Remaining Container Day Dates-

September 18th

URGENT RECYCLING COLLECTION UPDATE

Recycling laws will be strictly enforced by the recycling collector Giordano. Contamination of recycling will not be tolerated,  all items being recycled need to be cleaned of any food waste. Under no circumstance will Giordano collect recycling in plastic bags.  The Township has used single stream recycle processing for several years allowing all recyclable materials to be placed directly into the Toter recycling container for collection.  Processors are very strict due to new laws and penalties being imposed by China which will effect costs for the Township if not abided by. 
Recycling Notice ​


Reminder​s...Lithium Batteries are NOT to be disposed of in your recycling Toter. These batteries are typically found in cell phones and other electronic devices.  They are a fire hazard when improperly disposed of.  Please ensure you use appropriate disposal methods- electronic waste, hazardous waste, or company return programs to safely discard these items.  


Disposal 

As a reminder to residents plastic bags are not to be placed in recycling Toters due to recycling regulations.  This includes foreign objects such as garden hoses, appliances, batteries, hazardous waste etc.  Residents that fail to comply will have their pickups rejected by our processor and generate fees for the Township.​

Download our 2021 Recycling Schedule & Guidelines Here:

Recycling Collection Schedule & Guidelines



CURBSIDE COLLECTION MAP
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