North Plainfield Collection Guidelines


ALL COLLECTION ITEMS MUST BE PLACED CURBSIDE THE EVENING BEFORE PICKUP OR BY 7AM THE DAY OF PICKUP.


LEAF DROP-OFF (IN PAPER BAGS - LEAVES ONLY)

  • There will be SIX leaf drop off dates as shown on the Collection Calendar
  • Location: 254 Steiner Place
  • Hours 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Proof of residency is required in order to drop off leaves.
  • Acceptable forms of identification include tax, water, and sewer bills or a driver’s license.
  • No commercial vehicles will be allowed.
  • No out-of-town vehicles will be allowed.
  • Paper bagged leaves ONLY will be accepted.
  • Please drive up to gated area and follow instructions from there.

FALL LEAF PICKUP

Leaves will be collected LOOSE from the curb line or bagged in paper bags. Leaves in plastic bags will not be collected.

AVOID

  • Debris in leaves such as brush, rocks, etc.
  • Placing leaves on or near storm sewers.
  • Blocking intersections, street corners, and driveways.
  • Allowing children to play in leaf piles in street.
  • Parking vehicles on leaf piles.
  • Please rake leaves to the curb line as soon after they fall as possible.

SEPTEMBER METAL PICKUP – NO CHARGE TO RESIDENTS – BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

  • Appointments can be made starting August 15th.
  • Pipe cut in 4' lengths (limited appointments).
  • 5' x 10' x 5' or a total of 250 cubic feet.
  • Items that would normally contain FREON will not be collected.

APRIL BULK TRASH PICKUP – BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

  • $10.00 per item up to 5 items.
  • Sign-up begins March 15th.
  • Building, construction & demolition debris are not collected - contact a private hauler.
  • The Bulk Trash collection is for BULK items only - Small items that can and should be placed in your regular trash will not be collected (Including small items placed in larger containers).
  • Appointments are given on a first come, first served basis. Make Appointments Early.
  • Size limitation of the bulk trash collected:
    • Bulk items must not be any larger than an area of 5'x10'x5' or 250 cubic feet.
    • Metal items are not bulk trash and will be left behind.

BRUSH PICKUP

  • See calendar for collection days.
  • Limited to 7 tied bundles maximum.
  • Branches cut to 4' lengths.
  • Each bundle cannot exceed 50 lbs.
  • Tree trunks, stumps, and limbs too large to bundle (greater than 2" in diameter) are not brush
  • And will not be collected.

GRASS CLIPPINGS – CANNOT BE MIXED WITH LEAVES OR BRUSH

  • See calendar for collection days.
  • Loose grass placed at the curb WILL NOT be collected.
  • Put loose grass in reusable containers with lids.
  • 50 lbs. per container maximum.
  • No containers over 30 gallons in size.

CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION

  • Do NOT bag tree.
  • No need to cut and bundle tree
  • Trees with hardware or decorations will not be collected.

For information on PMUA Transfer Station

Please visit: http://pmua.info/perc/ You can also download the application to drop off at the dump here: Waste Disposal Form

Help us keep North Plainfield Clean!

Place items at curb on Scheduled Pick-Up Date Only. Follow the North Plainfield Collection Guidelines. Remove empty containers from curb side. Once your appointment has been scheduled, do not put items out earlier than 6:00PM the night before your appointment For additional information, call (908) 769-2914
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