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Things to Know
  • Garbage is picked up weekly. See the street list schedule for your collection day.
  • Receptacles shall be placed at the curb beginning at dusk of the night preceding the scheduled collection day.
  • Receptacles shall be removed from the curb by 6 p.m.of the evening of collection day.
  • Receptacles shall be placed at curbside no later than 6 a.m.of the scheduled day. From Memorial Day to Labor Day receptacles shall be placed at curbside no later than 5:30 a.m.
  • Six items per household is the limit, please call 973-326-7398 for large or extra items.
  • Wrap large glass doors with cardboard and tape.
  • Mattresses and Box Springs must be wrapped in plastic prior to placing out for disposal.  
  • Rugs should be cut, rolled, and tied in a roll not exceeding 50 pounds. If you are moving, please notify us well in advance.
  • Items should not be more than 4 feet in length.
  • Standard 32 gallon garbage cans only with lids / handles or plastic bags, with a 50 pound limit per container, is accepted. Examples of conforming and non-conforming receptacles are available online.
  • No construction material is allowed.
  • No household hazardous waste is allowed.
  • Latex paint must be dried out in cans before disposal; cat litter works well.
  • Animal feces should be placed in paper bags before being put in the garbage.
  • All garbage must be placed out at the curb for collection on your day. Garbage will not be accepted at the Department of Public Works yard on Jane Way.