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DPW Asks Residents to Pitch Wipes in Trash, Recycle Cooking Oil to Preserve City Sewers

Wet wipes and cooking oil are common household items that end up in the daily trash, but they must be disposed of properly or they can cause problems for our wastewater systems! These items, when flushed or rinsed down drains, cause clogging and maintenance problems in household pipes as well as City sewer lines and wastewater […]

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E-Waste Drop-off

E-Waste drop-off is held from 8 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of each month at the New Brunswick DPW.

Residents may dispose of TVs, laptop and desktop computers. No other electronics will be accepted.

Paint and paint-related items will also be accepted by the DPW on these drop-off dates.

For more information about trash and recycling disposal in the City of New Brunswick, please click here.

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Rutgers Volunteers Partner with City to Clean Neighborhood Streets

Rutgers University students were responsible for cleaning 1,200 pounds of litter and 615 pounds of recycling off our City streets this past weekend during the first volunteer litter cleanup of the season! Student volunteers with Rutgers University Alternative Breaks Program, the Rutgers Office of Off-Campus Living and Community Partnerships and Rutgers American Medical Students (RU […]

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It’s Time for Spring Cleaning – Consider Becoming a Block Captain!

New volunteers are sought to help join New Brunswick’s team of Clean City Block Captains, an important program that works to keep New Brunswick’s streets clean and green! These special volunteers are responsible for conducting small litter clean-ups on their block throughout the year. They also educate their neighbors about the significance of keeping neighborhoods […]

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Winter Storm Updates Regarding Parking, Trash and Recycling Collection, Code Blue

Weather forecasts are predicting heavy snow and wind starting overnight tonight and lasting into the afternoon Tuesday. Please be advised of the following information as the City prepares for this storm: City Hall will be closed for the day for all non-essential personnel. Offices will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. UPDATED: Trash pickup in the […]

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E-Waste Drop-off

E-Waste drop-off is held from 8 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of each month at the New Brunswick DPW.

Residents may dispose of TVs, laptop and desktop computers. No other electronics will be accepted.

Paint and paint-related items will also be accepted by the DPW on these drop-off dates.

For more information about trash and recycling disposal in the City of New Brunswick, please click here.

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New Brunswick Continues Sustainable Jersey Bronze Certification

The City of New Brunswick’s commitment to smart planning and best practices has been reaffirmed through its newest Bronze certification via Sustainable Jersey! Sustainable Jersey is a voluntary program that allows municipalities to formally document and develop their “green” initiatives in multiple areas of local governance. The program looks to bolster ongoing initiatives in communities […]

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