Frequently asked questions
What size trash can may I have? Are there any restrictions?
Trash cans CANNOT exceed 32 gallons & 50 lbs. Containers must be secured with a water tight lid that is NOT fastened to the container. ALL TRASH MUST BE IN A CONTAINER.
What can I put in my recycling container?
Aluminum cans, glass containers, plastic, newspaper, junk mail, empty aerosol cans, mixed paper, office paper, and cardboard all in the recycling container. Please remove all bottle caps. NO PLASTIC BAGS. Do not tied papers or cardboard.
When can I put my bulk trash out?
Bulk trash is picked up each week EXCEPT holiday weeks. Place items out at the curb on Tuesday night and they will be picked up by Friday. The doors MUST be removed off of all refrigerators and freezers.
What can I do with brush & clippings? And leaves?
Brush must be bundled and tied in 4 foot lengths or less; weighing no more than 40 lbs with limbs. Limbs cannot be in excess of 3.5 inches in diameter. Please put at the curb for the next available collection. Tree leaves only may be picked up by DPW. Large biodegradable leaf bags are on sale in the Borough Clerk’s Office for this specific purpose. Bags must be tied or secured for pick up.
What about Construction Debris?
All wood must be no longer than 4 foot and bundled no more than 12 inches. All nails must be removed. Where a BUILDING PERMIT is required, the homeowner and/or the contractor is responsible for disposal.
Will my carpet be picked up?
Homeowners replacing carpet in an established home must cut & tie the carpet into 4 foot bundles not weighing more than 40 lbs. Please put on the curb on Tuesday night for collection starting Wednesday morning.
Trench Opening Applications are available through the Borough Superintendent. PLEASE ALWAYS CALL BEFORE YOU DIG. Please dial 811 or 1-800-272-1000. Please visit the NJ One Call site for more information.
Recycling & Trash
Don’t forget large biodegradable leaf bags are available at the Borough Clerk’s Office for only $.50 each.