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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When is leaf pick-up?
A: Leaf pick up begins October 15th and ends the week of December 3rd. All leaves must be spread out close to the curb, but not within 10 feet of any storm drains. Leaf piles must be kept free of twigs, branches, stones and grass or they will not be picked up!

After December 10th and until April 15th, leaves are to be bagged for pick up.

REMEMBER DO NOT PUT LEAVES OUT BEFORE OCTOBER 15TH. Branch chipping ends the week of October 1st and resumes the week of December 17th.

Q: When is garbage pick-up?
A: Curbside Pickup: Mondays & Thursdays
No holiday garbage pickup on May 26, September 1, November 27 and December 25.
Mondays - Regular Household garbage. Curbside pickup only.
Thursdays - Junk (furniture, household items, etc.), as well as regular household garbage. Curbside pickup only.

Q: When is recycling pick-up?
A: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays : Curbside pickup in reusable containers of co-mingled glass, aluminum, tin and steel cans and plastic containers. Receptacles containing the following items WILL NOT be picked up: aluminum foil, plastic other than 1 & 2, waxed milk and juice containers, ceramics, window glass and plastic bags. NOT RECYCLABLE Clean plastic bags may be placed in containers at Stop & Shop, A&P, Kings, and Shop Rite.

2nd & 4th Wednesdays : Curbside pickup of newsprint, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, office and computer paper, paper bags, telephone books, cardboard and cereal type boxes tied in bundles not to exceed 12" or placed in brown paper bags. Corrugated boxes are recyclable; do not put out for garbage as they will not be taken.

Thursdays - By prior appointment only (call 201 768-5407): large appliances, household equipment, screens; refrigerators, air conditioners and ice makers with freon removed by a certified service person. (If you are buying a new appliance, check with the merchant whether he will remove and dispose of your old appliance.)

Building and construction materials WILL NOT be collected. Private arrangements must be made for disposal.

There are no recycling pickups on the fifth wednesday of the month.

Mondays - GRASS COLLECTION - Starting April 7 through October 31, grass will be picked up curbside when placed in UNCOVERED REUSABLE 30 GALLON CONTAINERS. Grass in bags WILL NOT be picked up.