Brush, Grass, Leaf Collection & Chipper Service

Grass/Leaves/Vegetative Waste Collection

  • Yard waste first week of March last week of April
  • Grass  is first week of May to last week in October
  • Leaves first week of October to first week of December
  • Collection consists of grass clippings, shrub trimmings, leaves, twigs, acorns and garden refuse
  • Collected once a week on your scheduled trash day
  • Must be in biodegradable paper bags or open containers not to exceed 34 gallons or 40 pounds
  • Cannot be placed in plastic bags or cardboard boxes
  • Property owners cannot rake leaves into the street
  • Biodegradable bags are sold at the Municipal Building and garden centers
  • All landscapers are required to remove all leaves from customer’s property

Chipper/Branch Collection

  • Chipper services will be offered April 1st to May 31st and October 1st to November 30th.
  • Please call the Department of Public Works at 973-691-0900 ext 7361 to be placed on a pick-up list
  • Branches must be placed neatly at the curb no longer than four feet
  • No stumps or logs


  • Landscapers must clean up and recycle any grass that may fall into the street from mowing
  • All landscapers are required to remove leaves and vegetative waste from their customer’s property