- Public Works
- Garbage Pick-up
Garbage Collection Contractor
Household garbage is collected by a private contractor, Waste Industries, from the rear or side yard between 6am and 4pm except designated holidays. Collections missed on holidays will be made up on the next regularly scheduled collection day.
For any household garbage information or questions: call Waste Industries directly at 201-567-3100.
To report a missed collection: call Waste Industries directly at 201-567-3100.
Rear or Side Yard Collection
The contractor is required to collect garbage from the rear or side yard, which is defined to be within ten feet of the rear or side of a building. Garbage containers equipped with lids must be provided by the property owner and shall not exceed thirty gallons capacity. A walkway or path to the containers must be kept clear and free of snow and ice.
Garden refuse and small branches placed in containers are also picked up by Waste Industries. These must be placed at the curb the night before the regular collection day.
Large branches are also picked up by Waste Industries. These must be securely tied in bundles with a maximum length of 3 feet and placed at the curb the night before the regular collection day.
Waste Industries does not collect garbage on the following holidays.
- New Year's Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day