New Recycling and Garbage Collection Schedule Takes Effect March 3


ROSELLE, NJ - A Message from Superintendent George Phipps at The Borough of ROSELLE DPW

Dear Neighbor,
It is my pleasure along with Mayor Jamel C. Holley and the Roselle Borough Council, to provide you with the new regular garbage and recycling schedule for 2014. I ask you to join me and the
Roselle governing body in our town-wide recycling effort to give new life to household waste that would otherwise be added to landfills or incinerators.

We have also brought our regular garbage collection, bulk pick up and vegetated waste in-house, which is a significant savings of more than $1 million to Roselle taypayers. In addition, with this change we have created new jobs for our Borough residents. Your commitment to recycling and this new garbage plan helps the Borough save money and control property taxes. Let’s all work together to create a greener Roselle and show our community pride. The more we recycle, the more money we save for other community programs, such as road repair, park maintenance and special events for you and your family.

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If for any reason you are unsure of your garbage collection or recycling schedule day, our dedicated staff at the Roselle Department of Public Works can assist you by calling (908) 245-2920. Join us as Roselle renews its commitment in 2014 to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

As always, my best wishes to you.


Superintendent George Phipps
Department of Public Works

* Special Paper Shredding Event
JUNE 14, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Borough will host a paper shredding event at the Borough Hall
parking lot, 210 Chestnut Street.




EAST SIDE - Monday & Thursday
WEST SIDE - Tuesday & Friday
No collection Saturday and Sunday.

BULK PICK UP is every first and third Wednesday of the month.

EAST SIDE - Monday
WEST SIDE- Tuesday
Vegetated Waste/Yard Waste is the first trash pick up of the week. This pick up will begin April through the end of October.
MATERIALS COLLECTED: All Paper Products – newspapers, cardboard, magazines, junk mail, books, computer paper, glossy paper, food boxes, etc. These items can be placed in paper bags, cardboard boxes or tied and bundled with string. Please make sure that all material is free from nonpaper items such as plastic, tape or garbage.

BEVERAGE/FOOD CONTAINERS: Glass bottles and jars, aluminum cans, tin, steel, bi-metal cans, plastic squeeze bottles, plastic containers holding food, aerosol cans, motor oil and antifreeze containers, milk cartons, soup cartons and juice boxes, aluminum foil, plastic bottles and jugs. All of these materials should be rinsed, caps removed and CO-MINGLED (mixed) in any sturdy reusable container.

WARD 1 - Friday

WARD 2 - Thursday

WARD 3 - Wednesday

WARD 4 - Tuesday

WARD 5 - Monday



Good Friday April 18

Memorial Day May 26

Independence Day July 4

Labor Day September 1

Columbus Day October 13

Election Day November 4

Veterans Day November 11

Thanksgiving Day November 27

Day after Thanksgiving November 28

Christmas Day December 25

If any holiday falls on your scheduled day, your next pick up will be on your next scheduled day.

* The Borough of Roselle provides FREE RECYCLING BINS! Please bring proof of address(tax bill) and pick up at the Roselle Department of Public Works office,1121 Chandler Avenue.

For a Map of the Roselle Wards please follow this link

For more information please vsist the Roselle Borough website.

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