Leaf & Yard Waste Pick-up Information

Yard Waste Collection 7 AM - by Gaeta 973-278-6625

Yard Waste must be placed in barrels or brown bags only, NO plastic bags of any type and MUST be at the curb BEFORE 7AM to ensure pick-up. 

TRUCKS CANNOT RETURN to your street for "late" items, once they have picked-up on your street and this is not a "missed" pick-up.   Please hold your items until your next pick-up day.
Yard Waste of brush or branches only can be brought to the recycling center and NO GRASS can be accepted here.


April 1 to October 31 Collected curbside 1 time per week as follows:

  • Zones 1 and 3 Tuesday
  • Zones 2 and 4 Wednesday

Place yard waste curbside in paper bags or trash barrels (max 32 gallons). Large green landscaper barrels are not acceptable.

Missed Pick-ups

For missed pick-ups of yard waste and / or leaves, please call Gaeta at 973-278-6625.


Beginning mid-October through November, residents (with proof of residency) will be given 15 free leaf bags from the Recycling Center while supplies last. Additional bags can be purchased at the Recycling Center throughout the year at 3 bags per $1 while supplies last.

Collection  - 2024 Leaf Schedule

  • Collected November and December
  • On yard waste day
  • Bagged or in barrels at the curb
  • Leaves in the street - refer to the schedule

Leaves may also be brought to the Recycling Center.

Compost Material

Compost material is generated by yard waste that is collected at the Recycling Center and is available to the public (at no charge) for use in their own yards.