Large Trash Items

Large Item Trash Collection

There are two(2) large item pick-ups, scheduled at different times of the month:  Large Trash & Large Metal & Appliance. Please request the appropriate pick-up. If you have both, please fill out both request forms. 


All large items, i.e. mattresses, box springs, rugs, large glass doors, etc... will be collected on a designated Friday, please see below*.  To request an appointment either call the DPW at 973-326-7398 or submit an online request. If you have a large metal or appliance item, please view information /request here

Online Request Form / All requests should be submitted the Friday prior to scheduled Friday pick-up date.  All requests will be processed in the order they are received. The Department of Public Works shall make every attempt to accommodate all resident requests. In the event of a question or if a request cannot be accommodated, you will receive either a phone call or email from our office with an explanation.

The items will be collected by a separate vehicle. Please follow all guidelines outlined here:

  1. Wrap large glass doors with cardboard and tape
  2. Rugs should be cut, rolled, and tied in a roll not exceeding 50 pounds
  3. Mattresses and Box springs must be wrapped in plastic prior to placing out for disposal
  4. Items should not be more than four (4) feet in length
  5. If you are moving, please notify us well in advance

*Large Trash Item Collection will take place on a designated Friday of each month. The designated Friday is determined by your normally scheduled pick-up day for Trash Collection

Your regularly scheduled Trash Collection day has a designation. If your Trash Collection is scheduled for Mondays, you are “Area 1”; Tuesdays, “Area 2”; Wednesdays, “Area 3”, and Thursdays, “Area 4”. 

Large Trash Item Collection for Area 1 is the first Friday of the month; Area 2 is the second Friday of the month; Area 3 is the third Friday of the month, and Area 4 is the last Friday of the month. 

You can also review the chart below to see which Friday will be your Large Trash Item Collection Day. 

If your current Trash Pick-Up Day is... Your Designated Name for Large Item Trash Collection is… Your Large Item Collection Day will be…
Monday Area 1 1st Friday of the month
Tuesday Area 2 2nd Friday of the month
Wednesday Area 3 3rd Friday of the month
Thursday Area 4 4th Friday of the month
  1. Department of Public Works

    Physical Address
    6 Jane Way
    Morristown, NJ 07960


    Mailing Address
    50 Woodland Avenue
    PO Box 7603
    Convent Station, NJ 07961-7603

    Fax: 973-326-9580

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    6:00 AM - 3:30 PM

    Recycling Depot:

    7:00 AM- 3:00 PM
    6:00 AM - 1:45 PM

  2. Thomas Eschmann


  3. Ronald Cerankowski

    Assistant Superintendent

  4. David Flynn


  5. Joseph Gribbon

    Assistant Foreman

  6. Albert Lovenberg

    Road Foreman

  7. Steven Wightman

    Fleet Foreman

  8. Louis Windt

    Assistant Foreman

  9. John Young


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