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The 1st Wednesday of January is New Year’s Day. The City of Newark is closed on that date.
Therefore, Zone A bulk collection scheduled for that date (Monday/Thursday Trash collection), will be rescheduled for the 3rd Wednesday of the month, January 15th. There will be NO street sweeping on Wednesday, January 1st.
The 4th and 5th Wednesdays of January (January 22nd and 29th) will be used for live Christmas tree collection. All ornaments must be removed and trees must be free of tinsel or any other decorations. We collect live trees (free of ornaments) in Zone A , (Monday and Thursday trash collection), on Wednesday, the 22nd of January, and Zone B, (Tuesday and Friday trash collection) on Wednesday, the 29th of January.
Trash Pickup- Zone A
Monday and Thursday
Trash Pickup- Zone B
Tuesday and Friday
What We Pick Up
Place trash in a sturdy can with lid or in plastic bags. Bags must be 1.2 m
Bulky household waste or bulk items are household items that include couches, tables, chairs, mattresses, dressers, closets, rugs, exercise equipment and vanities.
Every residential privately owned property shall be 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.
Bulk items that will not be removed
Electronics (computers, TV, ect.) can be dropped off at Essex Country Electronic Recycling Depot located at 62 Frelinghuysen Ave in Newark. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm and Saturdays 8am to 12:30pm. For more information please call 973-485-9100
Lead acid batteries (household and car) should be dropped off at62 Frelinghuysen ave. in Newark Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 3pm
For more information on refuse collection, street-sweeping, recycling, bulk pick-up, and sanitation code enforcement issues, or any other municipal program or policy, please contact the Non-Emergency Call Center at (973) 733-4311