Fall Bulk Collection Week 2011
Posted: September 12, 2011
Fall Bulk Collection Week begins Monday, October 3rd and ends Friday, October 7th.
Please note this service is simply an extension of your one-item-of-bulk-trash per weekly curbside collection service, available to residents throughout the year.
Items must be placed curbside by 6:00 a.m. on Monday, October 3rd. Streets for each regular route will be collected ONE TIME ONLY. Please clearly separate household trash from your cleanup 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...nothing over 200 pounds or longer than 5 feet
Questions? Call the health department at 973.989.7050.