Bulk Garbage Pickup: Don’t Miss Your Day & Know the Differences Between Bulk, Scrap & Electronics

By Admin2

Bulk garbage collection occurs once per month, on your last regular garbage pickup day.

Reminder: Bulk pickup is based on the DATE, not on the day of the week.

Bulk Items Include Things Like:
Couches, chairs, tables, bookcases, mattresses & boxsprings, carpets, toys, and rimless automobile tires


 The Following are Not Bulk Items — Do Not Put Them Out at the Curb with Bulk:

These Items are Electronics – Do Not Put Them Out with Bulk:

  • Computer monitorsTVs, computer CPUslaptops, computer peripherals such as USBs and other cables, monitors & flat screens, mainframes, scanners, telephones, cell phones & telephone systems, fax machines & central office equipment, printers & copiers, electronic circuit boards & components, stereo equipment, electronic games, rechargeable batteries, portable electronic music devices & PDAs.

The Township will hold an Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Event on

Sunday, June 25, 2017, 9 am-2pm,

at the Sr./Community Center Parking Lot, 204 Hillside Avenue.

The next such event will be on Saturday, October 7, 2017.

These Items are Appliances/Scrap Metal – Do Not Put Them Out with Bulk:
Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, washers, dryers, desks, auto parts, etc.

Scrap Metal is picked up only by appointment on the last Wednesday of each month. Schedule on or before the Friday before the collection date.

  • Schedule by Friday, October 21 for pickup on Wednesday, October 26, 2016
  • Schedule by Friday, November 25 for pickup on Wednesday, November 30, 2016
  • Schedule by Friday, December 23 for pickup on Wednesday, December 28, 2016
  • Schedule by Friday, January 20 for pickup on Wednesday, January 25, 2017

To schedule Appliance/Scrap Metal pickup:

  1. Complete an online Service Requestor
  2. Email ticolari@livingstonnj.orgor
  3. Call 973-992-5000, ext. #5522

Provide your name, address, and the metal items to be picked up.

Note:  If you schedule via Service Request or by email, you will receive a return email confirmation. Phone calls will not receive a separate confirmation.