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Two Towns Sort It Out: Curbside Recycling Changes Coming to Maplewood and South Orange in 2023

To download a copy of the Township's recycling guide, click here

Any residents with recycling concerns should call (973) 762-8120 x3300 and leave a message. All messages are automatically forwarded via email to DPW Administration, who will be checking them and responding throughout the day.

Starting in January 2023, recycling materials will need to be separated into two categories for two distinct pickups on alternating weeks. One week’s pickup will be exclusively for Fibers (cardboard, paper) and the following week’s pickup will be for Commingled (plastic, glass, and metal containers). Cross-contaminated recycling loads or materials put out on the wrong week will not be picked up. For more information on what materials can and cannot be recycled, please reference the FAQ section at the bottom of this page. To download a copy of the recycling guide, click here.

Image of recyclable and non-recyclable items for Maplewood and South Orange curbside pickup

The revised curbside pickup rhythm will begin each week in Maplewood (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday) and finish up each week in South Orange (Thursday and Friday). Maplewood's Monday pickups will take place for all households in Sections 1 and 2, including all households along Elmwood Avenue. Maplewood's Tuesday pickups will take place for all households in Sections 3 and 4, including all households along Valley Street and all households on Prospect Street to the north of Springfield Ave. Maplewood's Wednesday pickups will take place for all households in sections 5 and 6. A  detailed map of all Township sections and 2023 recycling calendar can be found below. For additional information, please see the FAQ section at the bottom of the page.

2023 Maplewood Curbside Recycling Schedule

Image of Maplewood map with recycling zones overlay and pickup day descriptions

To view a larger image of the Township's recycling zones, zoom in on the PDF copy of our recycling guide, or right click on the image and open it in a separate window. 

2023 Two Towns Curbside Recycling Calendar

Image of calendar of all recycling dates for Maplewood and South Orange - 2023
Recycling FAQs
Recycling Center
Electronics Recycling
Scrap Metal, Oils, Used Clothing, Paint & More

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