Chester Township

1 Parker Road, Chester, New Jersey 07930
Phone: 908-879-5100

Trash and Recycling

Trash Information

Trash Guidelines

  • Have all trash and/or recycling out by 6:00 a.m. the morning of pickup. Anything placed out later may not get picked up.
  • Do NOT place trash stickers on trash can lids or handles.
  • Any questions, or to report a missed pickup, please call Blue Diamond Disposal at 973-598-9800.

Household bulky waste items such as bedding, furniture, carpeting, etc, can be placed curbside without stickers. Construction and demolition material such as lumber, doors, windows, etc. must be stickered accordingly. Excluded from pickup are auto parts, tires, hazardous materials, yard waste and items weighing over 200 pounds.

Latex paint can be disposed of as trash if dry. Please do not put cans with wet paint in the trash as paint may spill out on to roadways or lawns. Oil based paints are considered hazardous material and must be disposed of through the Morris County Hazardous Waste Facility. Call 973-829-8006 for additional information (or visit the web site at

Pickup days

Trash will be picked up on Wednesdays, and recycling will be picked up on Fridays.

Blue Diamond Disposal, Inc. will provide both trash and recycling services to Chester Township for five years commencing January 1, 2018 until December 31, 2022. The price of trash stickers will be $16.00 per sheet.  Stickered trash & bulky items will be collected every Wednesday. Recycling will be collected every Friday. If a collection day falls on a holiday, please check our website for alternate dates.

Blue Diamond Disposal – (973) 598-9800

Trash Containers

Purchase only a 32-gallon trash can, which is the standard industry size. Do not use anything larger than this.

Trash Stickers

Trash stickers can be purchased at a cost of $16 per sheet at the following locations:

  • Town Hall
  • Alstede Farms
  • Linda’s Biscotti

Recycling Information


Residents, please take care when putting out recyclables to ensure that they don’t blow away and cause a littering problem for the neighborhood.


Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Save landfill space by giving your items a new purpose at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. They accept: furniture, lumber, kitchen & bath cabinets, appliances, decorative hardware, doors, windows, lighting, paint & plumbing products.

Home Medical Waste Disposal
Some hazards of improperly disposing of home medical waste may infect other people who come in contact with trash, unwanted or expired medicines could be harmful to children and adults and if found in the trash may be stolen for unregulated use. Antibiotics poured down the drain can kill beneficial microbes and bacteria in septic systems. Click on “Home Medical Waste Disposal” (above title) for more information on where to properly dispose of home medical waste.

Household Hazardous Waste Facility
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Disposal and/or recycling is easy and convenient. This facility is located on Gold Mine Road (off Route 206) in Mount Olive and is open on selected Tuesday (9:00-12:00), Friday (9:00-12:00) and Saturday (8:00-11:00) mornings. Please do not show up to the HHW Facility without first calling 973-829-8006 and making and appointment. Using the facility is available to Morris County residents and is also free of charge for most items. For more information about the materials accepted and not accepted please click on “Household Hazardous Waste Facility” (above in title). If you are not sure about a specific material and how to get rid of it please call 973-829-8006 for proper instructions. Some acceptable items are pesticides, oil-based paints, stains, antifreeze, motor oil, gasoline, pool chemicals, darkroom chemicals, computers and monitors, TV’s. Some unacceptable materials are latex paint, empty containers, tires, construction waste, medical waste and explosives.

Chester Township

1 Parker Road
Chester, NJ 07930


Tel: (908) 879-5100
Fax: (908) 879-8281
Main Office Open 9:00-4:30 M-F
See Staff Directory for individual office hours.

Police Contact

In case of emergency, dial 911.

For non-emergencies, dial 908-879-5514.

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