Spring 2011 Large Item Clean Up Week
Posted: April 6, 2011
[2012 Spring Bulk Trash Collection Week is scheduled for the week of April 30, 2012.]
The township-wide collection of large household garbage items will begin on Monday, May 2nd and end by Friday, May 6th.
All residents must place bulk clean up items curbside no later than 6:00 a.m. on Monday, May 2nd. The Blue Diamond Disposal trucks will commence collection of acceptable bulk items Monday, May 2nd at 6:00 a.m.
Streets for each regular route will be done once only. They will not return to a section once they have finished.
Loose household items must be placed curbside in bags or cans (not recyclable cardboard boxes). Please be sure to clearly separate regular household trash from your cleanup items.
The following items may be placed curbside:
- Household Furniture
Couches, chairs, mattresses, box springs, dressers, tables, etc. 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.
Approximately 110 sq. ft. (rolled and tied rug no more than four ft. long).
The following items may NOT be placed curbside:
- All Building/Construction Materials
Wooden fences, plywood, paneling, studs, retaining walls, boards, doors, windows, concrete, bricks, mortar, cabinets, bathtubs, countertops, roofing materials, etc.
- Auto Parts/Tires
Used motor oil , mufflers, engines, etc.
- All Recyclables
View the township’s list of recyclables.
- All Metal
- White Goods
Large household appliances such as stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, etc. Curbside pickup 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 the number below. 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
Items weighing over 200 pounds or longer than five feet; includes boats, hot tubs, pianos, elephants, etc.
Have questions regarding acceptable materials?
Contact the health department at 973.989.7050.
About Hazardous Materials
Hazardous materials may be brought to the Mount Olive Transfer Station on Gold Mine Road. In addition, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) holds periodic events during the year for the disposal of household hazardous waste.
The next 2 household hazardous waste disposal days sponsored by the MCMUA will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7th and Saturday, June 11th at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany.
Computers and televisions will be accepted for demanufacturing on these days. As of 2011, there is no longer a fee for residents to drop-off and recycle electronics.
The MCMUA may be reached by calling 973.829.8006.