Sanitation/Garbage Pick-Up Routes & Schedule

Day of the Week
Collection Area
Tuesday Area north of Route 10 between N Jefferson Road and Troy Hills Road
Wednesday All of Cedar Knolls (including the Countrywood and Trailwood areas, the Viera at Hanover and Waterview Condominium Developments)
Thursday Both sides of Whippany Road

Additions to Residential Neighborhood Services

As of January 13, 2015, all Hanover Township residential neighborhoods will have their sanitation collected with the new state-of-the-art automated sanitation trucks. This includes the following condominium developments:

  • The Grande at Hanover
  • Oak Ridge at Hanover
  • Sunrise at Hanover

2022 Sanitation Holiday Schedule

These changes only affect the route specified - so if your garbage is not picked up on Mondays, the changes won't affect you (except for the Thursday Whippany routes for the Thanksgiving holiday)

  • Martin Luther King Monday pick up will be on Tuesday, Jan 18th
  • Presidents Day Monday pick up will be on Tuesday, Feb 22
  • Memorial Day Monday pick up will be on Tuesday, May 31st

  • Independence Day Monday pick up will be on Tuesday, July 5th

  • Labor Day Monday pick up will be on Tuesday, Sept 6th

  • Columbus Day Monday pick up will be on Tuesday, Oct 11th

  • Thanksgiving Day Thursday pick up will be on Friday, Nov 25th

  • Christmas Day Monday pick up will move to Tuesday, December 27th

Placement Times

Household garbage, recyclables, or grass clippings cannot be placed at the curbside before the following times on the day before collection day.

Time of YearTime to Place Containers
October 1 through April 1No earlier than 4:30 p.m. on the day before collection
April 2 through September 30No earlier than 6 p.m. on the day before collection


Removal of Receptacles

All sanitation and recycling receptacles must be removed by the following times on collection day.

LocationTime to Remove Receptacles
Any Township street (except State Highway Route 10 and Ridgedale Avenue)Before 7 p.m. on collection day
State Highway Route 10 and Ridgedale AvenueBefore 11 a.m. on collection day