LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Township of Livingston is reminding residents that all township offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday, and there will be no garbage or recycling pickup on Thanksgiving Day. 

See below for more collection details as well as changes to the Livingston Express Shuttle schedule.

Garbage and Recycling Collection:

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Garbage for those with Monday/Thursday pickup will be collected on the next regularly scheduled day, Monday, Dec. 2.

Streets with Tuesday/Friday garbage collection, regular garbage and bulk items will be picked up on Friday, Nov. 29.


Recycling collection will move forward one day per the normal holiday schedule, affecting Zones 4 and 5.

Zone 4 recycling will be picked up on Friday, Nov. 29 and Zone 5 on Saturday, Nov. 30.

Metal Recycling:

There will be no metal pickup on Friday, Nov. 29, and regular Friday metal collection will resume on Friday, Dec.  6.

Residents should register by noon on Thursday, Dec. 5 for that Friday’s pickup)

Livingston Express Shuttle:

The Livingston Express Shuttle will operate on the Pre-Holiday Schedule on Wednesday, Nov. 27 with additional rides to correspond with NJ Transit's "Early Getaway" service. Find the Pre-Holiday Schedule at

There will be no Express Shuttle service on Thursday, Nov. 28 or Friday, Nov. 29. Regular service will resume on Monday, Dec. 2.

To stay informed:

Visit for holiday schedules and more information about garbage, recycling, and metal collection.

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