Recycling Earth SproutResidential:

Paper & Commingled, Metal, Electronics


click to enlarge: Recycling-Curbside & Vendor

Paper & Commingled Recycling 2014 Recycling Zones-no border

2018 Weekly Recycling Calendar by Zone

2018 Bulk, Metal/Appliances & Holidays

*Street List:  Find Your Recycling Zone*      

When & How to Recycle: Containers, the 6 O’Clock Deadline, & More   

Giordano Company, Inc., our recycling collection company  

How Do I Dispose Of … ?                                           Printable Resident Guide: What & How to Recycle

Weekly Recycling Pickup: 

Livingston’s recycling collector, Giordano Company, Inc., may arrive as early as 6:00 a.m. to pick up the recycling. If your recycling is not out by then, it may not be collected.  See Livingston’s Recycling Ordinance.

Holiday Pickups

When a holiday falls on your recycling day or earlier in the same week, your recycling will be picked up on the day after your regularly scheduled day.
Refer to the Town Planner Calendar or click Street List:  Find Your Recycling Zone for your scheduled pick-up dates.
See the 2018 Recycling Calendar by Zone  for the list of pickup dates by zone, including holiday notations.


If it’s rechargeable, it’s recyclable.

Alkaline batteries now fall below Federal and State hazardous waste standards and can be disposed of in the regular trash. Button cell (hearing aid or watch) batteries are still household hazardous waste. Safely dispose of batteries according to type: Read more.


Light Bulbs:

Standard, Edison-style light bulbs go in the garbage.
Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs (the small swirl bulbs): Recycle at any Home Depot store.
Other fluorescent light bulbs & ballasts:  Recycle with Household Hazardous Waste.
Essex County holds free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days. Check their website for dates.

Recycling Other “Non-Traditional” Items

Metal Collection



Electronics Recycling Events 

Please note that recycling of used electronics is mandatory.
Electronics may not be put out at the curb with standard or bulk trash or other recycling items.

Livingston’s Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Events are for Livingston residents only. No businesses or institutions.

The first Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding event of 2018 will be on Saturday, April 14.

Information about Township & County Electronics Recycling Events (and Other Options)



For more detailed information on how & what to recycle,

check the back pages of your “Town Planner” Calendar,

which is typically sent out in the end of December.


More Information                                   

Bag Initiative

Composting Promotion Team

Decoding the Recycling Symbols

Garbage and Recycling Collection (Street Listing)

Grasscycle: Save Money & Time by Recycling Grass Clippings

Green Guide to Livingston

Green Team/Living Green

How Do I Dispose Of … ?

Juice Boxes Can Be Recycled

Leaf Mulching 

Recycling and Reclamation Committee 

Recycling Resources Websites

Recycling Symbols – Decoded

Water Conservation

What Can I Recycle?

What Do I Do With This?! (How & Where to Recycle “Non-Traditional” Items)

Additional Resources

Earth 911 Electronics Information

EPA E-Recycling Partners 

Essex County Recycling: Info & Links

Essex County Utilities Authority (ECUA) 
The Leroy F. Smith Jr. Public Safety Building
60 Nelson Place, 6th Floor, Newark, NJ07102
Tel. 973-792-9060 Fax. 973-792-9066

New Jersey Clean Energy Program (NJCEP)