Public Works Department
The Department of Public Works is closed to the Public at this time.
Recycling Center will be closed on July 4th
Public Works opening up Recycle/Compost on Tuesdays starting June 23rd. The normal hours for both on Tuesday are 8:30- 11:30. Also starting on 6/27/2020 Recycle will also open back up for Saturdays. Hours are 8-12.
The Department of Public Works maintains the Townships streets, shade trees, storm and sanitary sewers, traffic signals, public parks, buildings, and grounds.
Public Works also efficiently maintains a large assortment of service vehicles and equipment to provide excellent maintenance in the Township of Chatham.
Chatham Township offers single stream recycling every other Friday. Morris County MUA is responsible for picking up recyclables. Residents are encouraged to put recyclables at their curb before 6:00 AM. If you have questions, please call 973-659-3490.
- View additional information about recycling programs here.
Residents hire a private contractor for garbage collection and are free to choose any licensed refuse hauler. Many residents utilize Chatham Disposal who can be reached at 973-379-1268.
TANGLEWOOD LANE COMPOSTING FACILITY
Learn about the Tanglewood Compost facility here.
GRASS: CUT IT AND LEAVE IT PROGRAM
Learn about the benefits of leaving your grass clipping on your lawn here.
View the Chatham Township Perspectives video about the Department of Public Works here.
2020's FREE Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Events here.