Garbage

Collection Changes 2017

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Things to Know for Phase 1 , Phase II , Phase III of the Automated Trash Collection Program 



  • Garbage is picked up weekly. See the Street List schedule for your collection day. 
  • 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 at dusk of the night preceding the scheduled collection day. 
  • Carts shall be removed from the curb by 6 p.m. of the evening of collection day. 
  • 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. 
  • 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 on your scheduled collection day. 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 4 feet in length. 
-If you are moving, please notify us well in advance. 


  • 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.