November 21, 2019
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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 are collected on the fourth Friday of each month according to the schedule, except on Bulky 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.

The recycling at Fort Grumpy accepts co-mingled recyclables, leaves, grass, cardboard, computers, mixed paper, newspapers, branches, large tree parts, tires, light metals and iron on Mondays and Fridays ONLY from 7:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. and every Saturday, except holiday weekends.  We are also adding TV recycling at Fort Grumpy in April of 2007.  Residents may also dispose of household trash and heavy trash Mondays AND Fridays ONLY from 7:30 A.M. to 1 P.M. and every Saturday, except holiday weekends,  from 7 A.M. to 12 noon.

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)



Heavy trash pickups will be made in April, July and October.


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.

Please call the DPW office at 732-390-7043 for the scheduled dates.             



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 cash or check. The resident can purchase the receptacle at the Tax Collector’s Office, located at 167 Main Street 2nd floor. The Department of Public Works will deliver the trash receptacle to the resident or the resident can take the trash receptacle upon purchase from the DPW office. Residential homeowners are only permitted three 95 gallon trash receptacles.

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