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BETTER TOGETHER.

NEWARK RECYCLES.

Newark is committed to a clean and safe city. Help us be better together on recycling by learning about important rules and dates that apply to your neighborhood.

Find Your Collection Zone

ZONE A

MONDAY

Newspapers, magazines, cardboard, cereal boxes and mail.

Place paper and cardboard in a blue recycling bin or tie them together with a string.

THURSDAY

Metal soda and food cans.

Glass bottles and jars.

Plastic milk jugs, soda bottles, and water bottles.

Please clean, empty and dry recyclables inside a blue recycling bin.

Everyday you have recycling pick up, you also have household trash pickup. Place trash in a sturdy can with lid or in plastic bags. Bags must be 1.2 m.

ZONE B

TUESDAY

Newspapers, magazines, cardboard, cereal boxes and mail.

Place paper and cardboard in a blue recycling bin or tie them together with a string.

FRIDAY

Metal soda and food cans.

Glass bottles and jars.

Plastic milk jugs, soda bottles, and water bottles.

Please clean, empty and dry recyclables inside a blue recycling bin.

Everyday you have recycling pick up, you also have household trash pickup. Place trash in a sturdy can with lid or in plastic bags. Bags must be 1.2 m.

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FAQs

Can I recycle electronics?

Electronics (computers, TVs, etc.) can be dropped off at

Essex Country Electronic Recycling Depot

62 Frelinghuysen Ave

Newark, NJ

What will not be picked up?

Construction debris including paint and drywall will not be picked up. Roofing tiles/shingles, glass and windows will not be picked up. Automotive parts will also not be picked up including engines,transmissions, bumpers, and tires

If I’m moving, do you pick up a large amount of household items?

Yes. This would include couches, tables, chairs, mattresses, dressers, closets, rugs, exercise equipment and vanities. Every residential privately-owned property is limited to ten (10) bulk items that can be placed outside on the scheduled bulk collection day. Anything exceeding ten (10) bulk items shall be removed by a private hauler, on the same day, at the owner’s expense.

Any person, firm, corporation, or entity that violates, fails or neglects to comply with the provisions of this Subsection, or rule or regulation promulgated pursuant thereto, shall be punishable upon conviction thereof by a fine or penalty.

Do You Pick Up Appliances & White Goods?

We pick up refrigerators, air conditioners, and otherlarge appliances, but an appointment is required. Please call 973-733-4311 tomake an appointment.

Do You Pick Up Yard Waste?

Yes, we pick up yard waste. This includes leaves and small twigs. Please place in a brown bag or tied in a bundle. If you live in Zone A, yard waste pick up is a 3rd Wednesday of Each Month. If you live in Zone B, yard waste pick up is a 4th Wednesday of Each Month

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