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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

GARBAGE COLLECTION
Bulk Items
White Goods/Appliances

Computers/Electronics
Grass

HOLIDAYS

There will be no trash collection on Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day. Trash will be collected on one day only for residents affected by these holidays.  All other residents will receive their normal twice-per-week collection.

There will be no trash collection on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. Collections will be made on the following day (Monday through Saturday) for these holidays.

Regular collection occurs on all other holidays.

REGULAR GARBAGE GARBAGE WILL NOT BE COLLECTED FROM RECYCLING BUCKET

The Township of West Windsor contracts with Waste Management for normal trash collection including household garbage, grass, empty latex paint cans*, bulk items, and white goods without refrigerants (bulk items and white goods see below). For trash collection questions and concerns, please call the Department of Public Works at (609) 799-8370.

*Latex paint only (empty cans or completely absorb paint with sand/kitty litter; place open cans on ground {not in cans or bags} for trash pick up.)  Paint Disposal information

This does not include recyclables, leaves, brush/yard debris & construction debris. For Recycling questions and concerns – see the Recycling section below, or contact MCIA Recycling at (609) 278-8086.

For disposal of railroad ties, landscape timber, pressure-treated materials, concrete, bricks, wood, construction materials, residents should consult the Yellow Pages under “Recycling” for a private hauler. The Mercer County Improvement Authority (MCIA) has advised that treated wood can not be disposed of at the semi-annual Chemical Waste Day. (For hazardous waste materials see section below.)

Regular Household Batteries can be thrown in the regular garbage for disposal.

 

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Garbage may NOT be put in Recycling Buckets

Place at curbside in CLOSED cans or bags AFTER 6:00 pm the night prior to collection or BEFORE 6:00 am day of collection.

Garbage cans shall not be more than thirty (30) gallon capacity and not weigh more than sixty (60) pounds when full. Plastic bags or liners that are securely tied at the top shall not exceed thirty (30) pounds gross weight. When disposing of heavier materials, such as soil or grass clippings, double bag if necessary.

Schedule

Pick Up

Winter Schedule (1 collections per week)

9/8/14-5/15/15

Summer Schedule (2 collections per week) 5/18/15-9/11/15

*(Summer schedule begins the week before Memorial Day and ends the week after Labor Day.)

(Click Here for MAP and Garbage Collection Schedule)


BULK ITEMS

Furniture, bedding, large household items, small appliances, carpeting (max. 4 ft. length - rolled & tied).

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Waste Management will collect grass with regular trash in closed plastic bags or containers. Please make sure that no yard debris is mixed in with the grass. Grass Clippings only (no twigs, soil or yard debris), garbage collectors will not pick-up under these conditions.


WHITE GOODS / APPLIANCES / ELECTRONICS

Public Works (609) 799-8370
(Office Hours: 7:00 am to 3:00 pm)

Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Contact Public Works, in advance, to arrange for curbside pickup. Weekly collection every Tuesday Items must be at curb by 7:00am the morning of the arranged pickup. Feel free to call after hours and leave a message with your name, address and telephone number with a brief description of item(s) for collection.

Doors must be removed from refrigerators and freezers before placing at curb.

White Goods pick up subject to weather conditions.

 

For houses, put items at the curb. For condos, put items next to recycling bins.



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