Generally bulky household goods; does not include construction debris. Prohibited items include:
  • Bags of plaster
  • Car parts
  • Cement
  • Propane cans
  • Rocks
  • Etc.

White Goods

Large appliances such as washing machines, refrigerators, etc., and including large metal items, such as fencing, etc.

Batteries/Propane Tanks/Electronic Waste

Computers, monitors, TVs, cell phones, etc. must be brought to the DPW Garage, 600 Essex Street, during regular hours. You must call before dropping off, or if you will need assistance 973-268-2296. No tires.

All recyclables/clean-outs/white goods may be placed at the curb for removal in the specified containers or tied bundles after 6 p.m. on the day prior to the scheduled pick-up. Failure to adhere to these guidelines and the Ordinances of the Town will result in fines. Please note that the garbage men are in town by 3 a.m., so please put your items out the night before your scheduled pick-up.

Leaf Pick-Up

Leaf bags can be obtained from the DPW by calling 973-268-2296 starting October 1st ($3 for 10). All leaves must be put in leaf bags and then call DPW for pick. Leaves are not to be put in with the household trash or bulk garbage

Litter Enforcement

Littering will no longer be tolerated! Cigarette butts are litter too! Owners/tenants are required to keep their sidewalks and curbs swept and clean. Tickets will be issued! Fines from $100 (minimum) to $1,000 (maximum)! We are serious about keeping our town litter-free and clean. Please do your part.

Litter Complaint Hotline: 973-268-2441 (Town Code Chapter 8.24)

Further Information

Any questions regarding any of these guidelines can be directed to the Department of Public Works at 973-268-2296