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Quarterly Curbside Bulk Trash Pickup Collection

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The Borough’s new solid waste contract includes quarterly curbside bulk trash collection, a new service replacing our semi-annual trash days, where resident were required to drop off their bulk trash at the DPW Recycling Center. Here is the schedule for our first quarterly bulk trash pickups:

  • Friday, January 20th for those homes with a regular trash collection day of Monday or Tuesday
  • Friday, January 27th for those homes with a regular trash collection day of Wednesday or Thursday


Bulk trash should be placed curbside (not in the street and not blocking sidewalks), no later than 7am on your scheduled pickup day. Bulk waste placed out for collection shall not exceed five hundred (500) pounds per address per pickup.

Bulk Waste is restricted to the following:

  • Furniture
  • Toys
  • Mattresses – limited to two (2) per address
  • Wood, inclusive of replaced/repaired wood fencing sections and other wood products – limited to two (2) thirty-two (32) gallon containers with pieces cut into three-foot pieces
  • Rugs and Carpeting
  • Lawn furniture (non-metal)
  • Wood doors
  • Storm Doors and Windows (non-metal)
  • Items generated by a homeowner while conducting minor repairs not requiring a zoning or construction permit

Bulk waste excludes:

  • Electronic Waste (may be disposed of in the e-waste container at the DPW Recycling Center)
  • Ashes
  • Dirt
  • Tree Trunks and Tree Stumps
  • Branches, Brush, and Leaves (may be disposed of at the DPW Recycling Center)
  • Household Garbage (may be disposed of on your regular trash collection day)
  • Pool filters
  • Railroad ties
  • Rocks and stones
  • Asphalt
  • Concrete
  • Closed-Top Drums
  • Automobile Parts
  • Appliances (may be disposed of in the metals bin at the DPW Recycling Center)
  • Paint
  • Chemicals
  • Any materials resulting from demolition, alteration, or repair of buildings by a contractor or homeowners which would require a zoning or construction permit

Additional 2023 bulk trash collection days are scheduled for the third and fourth Fridays of April, July and October. Please note that other options for residents to dispose of bulk trash include the Morris County Utilities Authority transfer station in Parsippany (visit their website at for pricing and information) or contracting with a vendor licensed to dispose of waste material.