Beautiful Garbage

Garbage Night

Garbage Man / November 27, 2019


Garbage Collection

* Garbage is collected in various sections six days a week (see Recycling Guide for pickup days)

* The onlyHolidaygarbage is NOT collected is if your pickup is scheduled for Christmas Day.

* Notices will be posted on the web-site, cable, and in the newspaper regarding theHolidayschedule.

* Questions regarding collection should be directed to theDPWat 973-470-2239.

Rules for Garbage Collection

• Twice a week limited to 3 barrels or plastic bags tied securely per collection.

• Garbage containers (metal or plastic) are not to exceed 35 gallons.

• Place containers neatly at the curb, after6:00 p.m., the night before your collection day.

• Do not place garbage in the street.

• Do not include dirt, stones, brick, concrete or hazardous waste with your garbage.

• Remove empty receptacles from the curb the same day after your collection.

• Store all empty cans behind your home so as not to be seen from the street.

Bulk Waste

• Consists of mattresses, furniture, wooden cabinets and doors, tables, lumber or rugs (cut to 4-foot lengths and tied).

• Collected your first garbage day of the week (i.e., Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday collection).

• Place Bulk Waste neatly at the curb, after 6pm the night before your collection day – maximum limit 2 items first collection only.

• Please remember DO NOT place bulk waste out on Thursday, Friday or Saturday

Propane Tanks

• Are the responsibility of the homeowner.

• DO NOT place these tanks at curbside or in your trash collection.

Tanks will not be collected and you may be subject to a summons.

Electronic Items: Consists of monitors, computers, keyboards, stereos, radios, telephone systems, VCR’s, televisions, printers, etc. These items are your responsibility and will not be collected with your garbage. You can donate to a charitable organization or you can bring these items to the Public Works Yard at 307 East 7th Street, Monday through Friday from 7:30 am - 3:00 pm. For further information, or if you are having difficulty and need assistance in removing your electronic items please call the Recycling Office at 973-470-2239.

Household Hazardous Waste

• The Passaic County Office of Recycling sponsors a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day 3 times a year. For date and location call the County at 973-305-5738.