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Residential Recycling - Weekly Pickups

Paper & Commingled Recycling 

Livingston’s recycling collector is Waste Industries, LLC.

Waste Industries picks up Paper and Commingled recycling on alternating weeks.

Find your Recycling Zone here.

View Recycling Collection Zones Map (PDF).

Waste Industries' trucks may arrive as early as 6:00 a.m. to pick up recycling. If recycling is not out at the curb by the time trucks arrive, it will not be collected. 

Questions?  Call Waste Industries:  908-436-1976

or email:

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What Can I Recycle?

Paper and Commingled must be put out separately, and pickup weeks alternate throughout the year.

Note: TVs, Computers and other Electronics can not be put at the curb with regular recycling or with regular or bulk garbage. 

They must be recycled at one of the periodic Electronics Recycling Events.

Plastic bags of any color are no longer accepted with commingled curbside recycling due to changes in the recycling industry.

Residents may put Recycling at the curb on the afternoon before the scheduled pickup:

  • after 4:00 p.m. during Eastern Standard Time (November - March)
  • after 6:00 p.m. during Eastern Daylight Savings Time  (March - November)  

Streets are broken into 5 Recycling Zones:

  • Zone 1 - Monday
  • Zone 2 - Tuesday
  • Zone 3 - Wednesday
  • Zone 4 - Thursday
  • Zone 5 - Friday

View the Recycling Calendar here.

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. The following are Giordano's only scheduled holiday closings:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th 
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

View the 2018 Paper/Commingled Recycling Schedule by Zone (PDF) for the list of pickup dates by zone, including holiday notations.

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