Garbage Pick-Up

The garbage collection schedule remains the same. If you do not know the days for garbage collection, call the DPW at (973) 546-2200 and they will assist you.

The following garbage container guidelines will help prevent litter and assist garbage collection efficiency:
  • Garbage must placed in sturdy containers or double plastic bags.
  • Paper bags or cardboard boxes for garbage are not acceptable, these are recycable items.
  • Garbage containers must not execeed 60 lbs.
  • Garbage should not be placed at the curb before 6:00 pm the before the collection.
Garbage pick up days/schedule click here. Prohibited Materials: The garbage collector will not pick up construction materials including concrete, asphalt, and dirt; lumber sheet rock, bricks, rocks. These items are the responsibility of the contractor or homeowner to dispose of. If you have any question as to what can be placed at the curb for desposal, please call the DPW (973) 546-2200.

White goods and metals: will be collected by appointment only on Thursldays. Please call the DPW by Wednesday of that week to schedule a pick-up. Metal may not be placed at the curb before 6:00pm the night before the collection. If you put out the metal without an appointment you will receive a summons.

Litter: is prohibited in public places: No person shall litter in any street, sidewalk or public place within the city. Sweeping litter into the street is prohibited. No person shall sweep any litter into the gutter, street or public place within the city. The owner of any private property shall maintain the property free of litter.

Dumping: is prohibited. No person shall dispose or dump on public or private property or in any body of water. If any person does not comply with the above, simmons will be issued.

Recycling schedule remains the same: Please refer to your residential recycling collection schedule.

Additional Links

Contact Information

Sam J. Garofalo- Superintendent
sgarofalo@garfieldnj.org
Phone: 
(973) 546-2200