Tag Archives | New Brunswick DPW

2015 Waste Collection Schedules Now Available

Trash collection and recycling schedules for 2015 are now available for download. Paper copies are also available in City Hall, 78 Bayard St. or at the New Brunswick DPW, 400 Jersey Ave. To access the collection schedule for 2015 in English please click here. To access the collection schedule for 2015 in Spanish please click […]

Continue Reading

Tuesday Business Recycling Pickup Rescheduled for Saturday

Due to the snow, recycling collection for businesses on the weekly commercial Tuesday collection route has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 21st. Recyclables should be placed curbside on Friday night after 5 p.m. for collection on Saturday. This rescheduling date applies only to Tuesday collection for New Brunswick businesses. Residential recycling pickup is not affected […]

Continue Reading

Use Bins – Not Bags!

When disposing of recyclables, New Brunswick residents must use bins instead of bags. But why? The City of New Brunswick does not allow for pickup of recyclable items in bags. The disposal of recyclables in bins is better for the environment and for the sanitation workers tasked with picking them up. Bins cost less, they […]

Continue Reading

Single Stream Recycling to Begin in New Brunswick

As of March 30, the Middlesex County Improvement Authority will be transitioning its recycling program to single-stream collection. For the MCIA’s 14 participating municipalities, this eliminates the need for separating recyclables prior to curbside pick-ups. This change will make recycling that much more convenient for the residents of Middlesex County, according to MCIA Executive Director […]

Continue Reading

Single-Stream Recycling Comes to New Brunswick

Recycling in New Brunswick Just got easier with single-stream recycling! Residents and businesses may now place paper/cardboard, plastic, glass and aluminum in the same bins to be picked up for recycling. The collection days and zones will remain the same, but bottles, cans, paper and flattened cardboard can be mixed together and must be placed […]

Continue Reading

Earth Day at New Brunswick DPW

Residents may drop off paint, paint-related items, TVs and computers for recycling. Household refuse and recycling will not be accepted at this event.

Each household may also pick up 20 free biodegradable leaf bags, as well as free compost and wood chips while supplies last.

This event is part of


Continue Reading

Flower Up Friday

The first 200 New Brunswick residents in attendance at Livingston Park Nursery on April 24 will be able to pick up two free four-packs of annual flowers. This giveaway will run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., as supplies last.

This event is part of the City of New Brunswick’s 2015 Urban Cleanup Week.

Continue Reading

Translate »