Sanitation Division Responsibilities:
The automated refuse trucks in the Sanitation Division collect household garbage and excess trash from approximately 11,499 dwellings in the Borough of Sayreville.
We are responsible for collection of excess trash in three zones, three times per year.
Excess trash dates are April, July and October. Please note that mattresses MUST be wrapped in plastic and you should call the week of your pickup to be put on the pickup list.
Leaf collections are currently being done during the months of November and December. This division is responsible for a spring leaf collection in the months of March and May.
Christmas trees and branches are combined in the collection during the winter months. Tree limbs and wood products are collected January through September.
White Goods with refrigerants are collected on the fourth Thursday of each month according the the schedule. The remaining non-refrigerant white goods, except dishwashers, are collected on the fourth Friday of each month according to the schedule, except on Bulk trash collections months. Please refer to the Recycling/Sanitation Guide or the Sanitation Calendar of Events. All white goods and light iron are taken to a recycling depot designated by the recycling coordinator.
Fort Grumpy accepts co-mingled recyclables, leaves, grass, cardboard, computers, mixed paper, newspapers, branches, large tree parts, tires, light metals, iron, household trash and heavy trash on Mondays and Fridays ONLY from 7:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Zone I - Sayrewoods, Parkway Homes, Melrose, President Park, Oaktree North, Sherwood Forest, Patriot Hill, Upper Main Street (Hilltop Avenue area), Old Bridge, Munn's Village, Bordentown Avenue (Old Bridge to South Amboy), and Woodside Estates
Zone II - Morgan, Appletree Village, Morgan Heights, Oaktree East, Spinnaker Point, Laurel Park, Parlin area (including North Edward Street to end of Deerfield Road, and South Edward Street to Guest House), White Oaks, Upper Pine Brook, Hillcrest Homes, Washington Road (to corner of Marchut Court, both sides), and Deerfield Road, (La Mer - leaves only)
Zone III - Sayreville Proper, Tangletown, Winding River, Towne Lake, Sayre Park, Lower Sayreville (including lower Pine Brook), Natures Walk, Horseshoe Road area, Oaktree West, Green Valley, Washington Village, Heritage Woods, and Washington Road (from corner of Marchut Court to bridge, both sides)
Discarded Christmas Trees along with branches will be collected:
February 5 - Zone 1
February 12 - Zone 2
February 19 - Zone 3
Please remove all decorations and do not place trees in plastic bags
Heavy/bulk trash pickups will be made in April, July and October 2021
ZONE 1 - APRIL 8, JULY 1, OCTOBER 7
ZONE 2 - APRIL 15, JULY 15, OCTOBER 21
ZONE 3 - APRIL 22, JULY 22, OCTOBER 28
(SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
NO TV's, PRINTERS, COMPUTERS, FAX MACHINES and TIRES WILL BE COLLECTED CURBSIDE.
Glass and mirrors picked up curbside, MUST be broken prior to being set out.
Mattresses, box springs and futons MUST be wrapped in plastic to be collected curbside.
Wood needs to be tied and bundled, NO bigger than four feet in length, and free of all nails.
***NO TREE BRANCHES, NO CARDBOARD BOXES and NO APPLIANCES WILL BE COLLECTED FOR HEAVY/BULK TRASH***
If a resident has overflow trash that will not fit in a green Borough issued trash receptacle another trash receptacle can be purchased, at the owner’s expense, for $66.00 in check or money order to be sent to the Tax Collector’s Office, located at 167 Main Street, Sayreville, NJ 08872 or the resident can utilize the drop box in the rear of the Municipal building. The Department of Public Works will confirm that the resident has no more than three receptacles, once confirmed the delivery of the trash receptacle will be delivered to the resident. Residential homeowners are only permitted three 95 gallon trash receptacles.