Fall 2006 Large Item Clean Up Week
Posted: August 29, 2006
Large Item Clean Up Week begins Monday, October 16th and ends Friday, October 20th.
Items must be placed curbside by 6:00 a.m. on Monday, October 16th. Streets for each regular route will be collected ONE TIME ONLY. Please clearly separate household trash from your clean-up items. Loose household items must be placed curbside in bags or cans (not recyclable cardboard boxes).
The following items may be placed curbside:
- Household Furniture
Couches, chairs, mattresses, box springs, dressers, tables, hutches, etc. Please note: metal furniture is recycled at the recycling center.
- Latex Paint
Please be sure to completely dry out by using cat litter or sand to absorb liquid. Cans with absolutely no paint/totally emptied may be placed in the metal bin at the center.
Approximately 110 sq. ft. (rolled and tied rug no more than four ft. long).
Items NOT taken include:
- All Construction Materials
Wooden fences, plywood, paneling, studs, retaining walls, boards, doors, windows, concrete, bricks/blocks, mortar, cabinets, countertops, bathtubs, roofing materials, etc.
- Auto Parts/Tires
Used motor oil, mufflers, engines, etc.
- All Metal
- White Goods
Large household appliances such as stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, etc. Curbside collection is available year-round by advance arrangement. To have one or more of these items removed, all you need to do is call the health department at 973.989.7050. There is a fee of $30.00 per item.
- Lawn Waste
Leaves, branches, grass clippings, etc.
- Hazardous Materials
Chemicals, pesticides, etc.
- Items of exceptional size/weight
Boats, hot tubs, pianos, etc...nothing over 200 pounds or longer than 5 feet
Questions? Call the health department at 973.989.7050.