Garbage, Recycling, Bulky Waste

Refuse, Recycling and Bulk Waste

NOTICE: Styrofoam recycling has been temporarily suspended until further notice. The recycling plant we have been using has closed its doors after 80 years of business. All Styrofoam items can go out with regular household garbage.

Remyndr will remind you!

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Tired of forgetting to put out the trash, recycling, yard waste and more? Remyndr sends notifications of pickups, delays and cancelations, directly to your phone.

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NOTICE: Starting January 1st, 2024 Remyndr will no longer available for the Township of Montclair. 

We are now using the Recycle Coach App. logo

The Township of Montclair have partnered with Recycle Coach to provide residents with a free, interactive app that is a resource for in-depth information on how to dispose of any item, as well as view pick-up schedules and set reminders for pick-up days. Download the free app by clicking buttons below: 

Apple Store          Google Play


Download garbage, recycling, bulky waste calendar 2023(PDF, 138KB)

Please leave your Montclair address and a contact phone number when calling or emailing the Public Works Department about an issue. 

Recycling drop-off hours: Saturdays 9:00-1:00 p.m. (at the Public Works Yard, 219 N. Fullerton Avenue)

Electronics waste drop-off hours: Saturdays 9:00-1:00 p.m. (at the Public Works Yard, 219 N. Fullerton Avenue)

Do not know how to dispose of an item? Contact the Essex County Utilities Authority (973) 792-9060.

REMINDER: garbage cans must be no more than 35 gallons in size and weigh no more than 50 lbs. Only 3 cans per household may be put out for collection.

Garbage cans and bulky waste are to be put out for collections between the hours of 6:00 p.m. on the day preceding a scheduled collection and 6:00 a.m. on the scheduled collection day. (See 292-23 of the Township Code.)