As the City cleans up from yesterday’s winter storm, residents are asked to take note of the following information: The New Brunswick DPW’s fleet of 25 plowing and salting trucks continue to plow streets today, including those that were blocked last night by downed tree limbs or wires. If a tree limb is down on […]
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Trash and recycling collection information is now available for the new year! The DPW’s annual collection schedule was mailed to all residences in New Brunswick in mid-December and is also posted on the City website at the links below. 2018 Collection Schedule – English 2018 Collection Schedule – Spanish Additional paper copies are available at City Hall, 78 […]
Due to the Christmas holiday, recycling collection for residents in the Monday recycling collection zone will be moved to Saturday, December 30. Recycling should be placed curbside after 5 p.m. on Friday, December 29 for Monday zone residents only. Tuesday zone residents will still have regular collection on Tuesday, December 26th and should place recycling […]
City of New Brunswick Recycling Coordinator Donna Caputo was recently named as the 2017 recipient of the Recycling Excellence (REX) Award from the Association of New Jersey Recyclers (ANJR). The REX Award is given each year to an active ANJR member who, according to the organization, “embraces the vision and values of ANJR (and) promotes […]
An estimated 2,075 pounds of trash and 885 pounds of recycling were removed from City streets and wooded areas following a weekend of productive community litter cleanups in New Brunswick. On Saturday, October 14, a team of 19 Unity Square volunteers cleaned 325 pounds of trash and 210 pounds of recycling from streets in the […]
New Brunswick residents are invited to take advantage of free biodegradable leaf bags, courtesy of New Brunswick DPW, to dispose of their leaves in an eco-friendly manner.
New Brunswick residents may pick up 20 free biodegradable leaf bags at the City DPW building Wednesdays through November 29 between the hours of 11 a.m and 2 p.m.
Residents should bring a New Jersey drivers license, current deed, Municipal ID, tax bill or utility bill with a current address to show residency.
Additional bags are available for purchase in bundles of 10 for $3.50 each.
Full biodegradable leaf bags will be collected on Wednesdays in November and December throughout the City. Leaves may also be bagged in clear, plastic bags for pickup, no dark bags will be accepted.
New Brunswick residents are invited to take advantage of free biodegradable leaf bags, courtesy of New Brunswick DPW, to dispose of their leaves in an eco-friendly manner. New Brunswick residents may pick up 20 free biodegradable leaf bags at the City DPW building at 400 Jersey Avenue on Wednesdays as of October 18 running through November 29, between the hours […]
There will be no trash or recycling collected on Labor Day, Monday, September 4. Recycling will instead be collected on Saturday, September 9, for residents in the Monday Zone only. Monday Zone residents should place recycling on the curb Friday, September 8 after 5 p.m for collection on the morning of Saturday, September 9.
College couches, beds and appliances that were once used for post-final exam exhaustion and mac’n cheese attempts found themselves curbside for school’s end. But because of an ongoing partnership between the City of New Brunswick and Rutgers University, those items were collected in an eco-friendly way that has seen its most enthusiastic participation yet. In […]
School Kids Sweep Up Day was successful for another year as 5th graders from Redshaw, Livingston, Lord Stirling and Lincoln Annex schools removed approximately 1,220 pounds of trash and 490 pounds of recyclables for an estimated total of .85 tons off the streets in their neighborhoods. All was taken by the New Brunswick DPW for […]