Construction Debris

Construction debris is not picked up by the Township’s regular garbage collection vendor on regular or bulk collection days. 

The following materials will not be collected by the Township’s solid waste collector:

  • Ashes
  • Household Hazardous Waste (including, but not limited to paint, paint thinners, solvents, gasoline, car batteries, household cleaning fluids, etc.)
  • Trees (other than branches in bundles)
  • Stumps
  • Automobile parts (other than tires)
  • Stones
  • Rocks
  • Bricks
  • Soil
  • Sod
  • Concrete
  • Wood pallets
  • Materials resulting from demolition, alternations, or repairs to buildings or other structures
  • Combustible, explosive or caustic materials
  • Electronics (including, but not limited to computer monitors, televisions, computer CPUs, copiers, fax machines, laptops, cell phones, telephones, stereos, PDAs)
  • Other appliances/Scrap Metal (including, but not limited to refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, washers, dryers, desks, auto parts)
  • Designated recyclable material per Township Ordinance 40-2008 and 2006 Solid Waste Management Plan per Essex County Utilities Authority website http://ecuanj.com/mandatory-recyclable-materials.html

View Ordinance Chapter 232. Recycling: Subsection 242-4 Disposition of recyclable materials (I)

Arranging Disposal

Residents must contact an appropriately licensed hauler who will dispose of the debris properly and arrange for removal and disposal.