Spring 2013 Large Item Clean Up Week
Posted: March 25, 2013
The township-wide collection of large household garbage items will begin on Monday, April 29, 2013 and end by Friday, May 3.
All residents must place bulk clean up items curbside no later than 6:00 a.m. on Monday, April 29.
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, gila monsters, etc.
Consider donating items that can be re-used to the Morris Habitat for Humanity ReStore. The ReStore sells donated furniture, building materials, appliances and much more. Proceeds from the ReStore are used to build affordable housing in our community. Visit their website or call 973.366.3358 for more information.
Have questions regarding acceptable materials?
Contact the health department at 973.989.7050.