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

  • Yard waste requiring chipper service shall be picked up with special arrangement from April through May.
  • Waste piles must stacked neatly on the curb with all branches facing the same direction.
  • Limited to ten (10) feet long, four (4) feet high and to the depth of the limbs. Large piles will not be picked up.
  • Residents are limited to two special arrangements a year.
  • Please call the Department of Public Works at 973-691-0900 ext 7361 to be placed on a pick-up list


  • 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