Trash carts are designed to hold normal household trash ONLY. Carts are not designed to contain bulk items, hazardous materials, chemicals, hot ashes, poisons and other harmful material.
Carts shall be placed along the curb, in the street and must leave a space of 4 ft between the cart and all obstacles, i.e. parked vehicles, mailbox, trees, etc.
Carts shall be placed along the curb, in the street, 4 ft between the cart and all obstacles no later than 6 a.m. of the scheduled day. From Memorial Day to Labor Day carts shall be placed along curb in the street no later than 5:30 a.m.
Carts shall be removed from the curb by 6 p.m. of the evening of collection day.
All large items will be collected on a once a month basis and must be called into the DPW office at 973.326.7398 for collection i.e. mattresses, box springs, rugs, large glass doors, etc...The items will be collected by a separate vehicle. Please follow all guidelines outlined here:
Wrap large glass doors with cardboard and tape
Rugs should be cut, rolled, and tied in a roll not exceeding 50 pounds
Mattresses and Box springs must be wrapped in plastic prior to placing out for disposal
Items should not be more than four (4) feet in length
If you are moving, please notify us well in advance