Important Reminders from the Department of Public Works

August 24, 2014 at 12:00 AM

CLARK, NJ – The following Department of Public Works report was delivered by Councilman Frank Mazzarella at the Town Council meeting on Monday evening:
  • Branch pick up is on August 25. Branches should be placed curbside by Sunday, August 24. The final branch pick-up will be held the fourth week of September.
  • Grass pick-up continues every Monday. Containers should be placed curbside by 6:00 a.m.
  • Leaf pick-up begins in late October.
  • Electronics drop-off is suspended in August.  The next electronics drop-off date is September 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
  • Bulky pick-up is by appointment only.  Call the DPW to schedule. Confirmation can be obtained by emailing  Construction material, paints, food waste, tires, mattresses and electronics are NOT collected.
  • Recyclables are picked up every other Monday.  Plastics numbered 1 through 7, paper, cardboard, aluminum, tin, and styrofoam are accepted. 
  • The DPW has cleaned over 50 catch basins within the last month. Please report dirty or clogged basins to the department for cleaning.
  • Over 90 tons of patch material has been used to fill potholes so far this year.  Please contact the DPW to report potholes for patching.
The Department of Public Works can be reached by calling (732) 428-8402 or by emailing

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