Mount Olive Township Road and Sanitation

Clothing Recycling Bin at the Recycling Center

Mt. Olive is partnering with Millennium International Textiles, to recycle your clothing, shoes and accessories. Millennium is a local business in Flanders that recycles clothing and accessories, and distributes them to Third World Countries such as Tanzania, East Africa and Guatemala, Central America. The bin is light green in color, and has the logo “Re-Use America” placed on the front of the bin. They are accepting:

  • All clothing
  • Shoes (preferably no skates)
  • Accessories: belts, hats, soft caps, baseball hats, wallets
  • Soft Luggage: school bags, backpacks, soft travel bags, children’s bags
  • Soft toys: stuffed animals
  • Hard toys: dolls, cars, etc…
    (No furniture or large items please)

Household Hazardous Materials accepted on Tuesdays at the MCMUA

All appointments must be scheduled in advance by calling 973-285-8394.


To Adopt-A-Spot in Mt. Olive Township , the applicant must fill out the form letter on this site and return it to Mt. Olive Township Public Works Department, Adopt-A-Spot Program PO Box 450 Budd Lake N.J. 07828, or e-mail to The area to be adopted will be inspected by Public Works prior to approval, upon approval a designation sign will be installed with the applicants requested Adopt-A-Spot title.

Adopt-A-Spot (DOC Format)

Annual Clean Up for residential property owners


Large item cleanup will begin on April 21th through the 27th. Three large items will be picked up on your regular scheduled solid waste pickup day during this week. See town calendar for more details.

The sanitation telephone extension needs the 7 placed in front of the number (7361).

What you need to know:

  • Place ACCEPTABLE household item curb side by 5:00 a.m. on your scheduled pick up day. (Do not place item out more than one day prior to collection.)
  • If we are unable to collect this material on the day scheduled due to weather or equipment problems, we will pick them up the following day. There is no need to call our office.
  • Review the following list of acceptable items to determine eligibility for pick-up.

We are very pleased that we are able to continue to offer this valued service to our residents. In our efforts to improve all municipal services, we would be happy to take your comments and suggestions about this years change in pick-up procedures, along with any other suggestions you would like to offer. Please call the Sanitation Division at 973-691-0900 Ext. 7361, with your ideas.


Acceptable Items

All furniture (such as): sofa, loveseat, kitchen table and miscellaneous small pieces. Mattresses/box springs, carpet (cut and tied), small toys bagged or large toys, metal sheds (cut and tied), barbeque grills, disassembled swing sets, and/or metal railings.
*Washers, dryers, stoves, hot water heaters, Dishwashers, riding mowers, lawn mowers.


Unacceptable Items
Televisions , Explosives, radioactive materials, all appliances and metal goods such as refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, oil/propane tanks, tires/rims, leaves, brush, grass, concrete, asphalt, bricks, dirt, paints, construction materials, computers, printers, and/or hazardous materials.

CALL FOR INFO. 973-691-0900 Ext. 7361

Large Item Sticker Application


Large Item Sticker Application (pdf format)
Household Dumpster Application

For files in pdf format, you can download Adobe Acrobat Reader by going to


Road Department Functions:

  • To keep the Township roadways in good repair, with proper signage and drainage.
  • Snow removal and ice control in winter for the safety of the traveling public.


Mount Olive township residents can bring obsolete electronics to the town recycling center located behind the Municipal building (204 Flanders-Drakestown road). Call 973-691-0900 ext. 7361 if you have any questions. This service will be available to residents on Saturdays from 8:30-2:30 and is free of charge.
The following items are considered obsolete electronics:

  • Computers, CPUs, laptops, terminals, servers, printers, monitors, scanners, modems, fax and answering machines, keyboards, typewriters, mobile phones, stereo equipment, VCRs and TVs.
  • All miscellaneous and peripheral electronics devices
  • All small household appliances
  • All electronics must be undamaged. (i.e. broken glass, etc.)

Sanitation and Recycling

Mount Olive Recycling Center (PDF file)
Bulky Waste Collection - FEE SCHEDULE (PDF file)

This division is responsible for the pick-up of solid waste, large items, leaves, brush and recycling. For information on recycling call (973)691-0900, extension 7361. The Sanitation Department Fax Number of 973-691-5987.

  1. Curbside collection of solid waste is done each day in different sections of the Township. Three 35 gallon containers are allowed per household.
  2. Curbside collection of recyclable material is done on the same day as your solid waste collection. Recyclable items include newspaper, chipboard, corrugated, glass, aluminum, plastic, steel/tin, batteries, magazines, used motor oil, oil filters and anti-freeze.
    Water-based (latex) paint cans that are dried out can be placed with the regular garbage as long as the lids are off of the cans.
  3. The Township has a sticker program for items too large to be placed in a standard size trash can. These items requires a sticker to be picked up. Large item stickers are $25.00, $15.00 or $10.00. Small item stickers are $5.00. Tires or extra garbage bags stickers are $2.00. Stickers for the removal of large and small household items can be purchased from the receptionist at the new town hall. Grass and leaf bags are also available. Please call 973-691-0900, Extension 7361.
  4. Clean Communities Program
  5. Residents may bring their recyclables to the recycling center located on Wolfe Road at the rear of the municipal building. Recycling center is open Monday thru Thur Friday 8:00am to Noon & Saturday 8:00am to 3:00pm.

All grass and leaves must be in paper bags as approved by the Township. Plastic bags will no longer be accepted for any of these items. Grass pickup will begin May 4. Grass must be in approved paper bags. Brush is to be stacked curbside neatly and call 973-691-0900 ext. 7361 for pick up. Brush, leaves and grass are to be put out on the curbside. Pick up schedules are as follow:
Grass Clippings: May 4th through October 1st
Leaves: March 15th through May 1st and October 1st through December 15th
Brush: March 15th to May 1st & October 1st to December 10th

Residents will be allowed to dispose of newspaper, magazines and chipboard together, either in brown paper bags or tied and bundled for curbside pickup. Corrugated cardboard will remain a separated.

2014 Holiday Waste Schedule

  • 2014 Solid Waste Holiday Schedule

    2014 HOLIDAYS

    New Years Day Town Holiday Weds.1 Alternate Day Thurs. 2nd.

    Martin Luther King January 20 - Regular Pick up.

    Presidents Day February 17 - Regular Pick up.

    Good Friday April 18 - Regular Pick up.

    Memorial Day May 26 - Alternate Day Tues. May 27.

     Thursday July 3 - Alternate Day Wed. July 2.

    Friday July 4  Alternate Mon. July 7.

    Labor Day September 1 - Alternate Day Tues. September 2.

    Columbus Day October 13 - Regular Pick up.

    Veterans Day November 11 - Regular Pick up.

    Thanksgiving November 27 -Alternate Day Weds. November 26.

    Day after Thanksgiving November 28 - Alternate Day Mon Dec 1.

    Christmas Town Holiday December 25 – Alternate Day Weds. 24.

    Christmas Town Holiday December 26 – Alternate Day Mon. 29.

2013 Holiday Waste Schedule


Mount Olive Recycling Center

204 Flanders Drakestown Road (behind Municipal Complex)
Monday-Friday, 8 am to 12 Noon; Saturday 8 am to 3 pm

Acceptable Materials: Newspaper, mixed paper, junk mail, chip-board (i.e., cereal boxes), corrugated boxes, glass beverage & food containers, aluminum food and beverage containers, steel and tin food containers, plastic pourable containers, automobile batteries, household batteries, anti- freeze, used motor oil, used oil filters.

Not Accepted: Leaves, brush and tires. Curbside collection only.


Goldmine Road, Flanders, NJ
By Appointment Only: 973-829-8006

Acceptable Items: Batteries, automobile fluids, gasoline, kerosene, pool chemicals, herbicides/pesticides, oil based paints & stains, asbestos (not exceeding 100 lbs.), fluorescent light bulbs & ballasts, mercury switches & thermostats.





Mailing Address:
Mount Olive Township
Post Office Box 450
Budd Lake, NJ 07828

Physical Address:
Mount Olive Township
204 Flanders-Drakestown Road
Budd Lake, N.J. 07828

Main (973) 691-0900, Fax (973) 347-0860

Business Hours:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Monday thru Friday)


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