CRANFORD - The 2020 Cranford Bulk Waste Collection returns in October and extends the same price, terms, and zones as 2019.


  1. A permit is required at a cost of $120.00.
  2. The amount of material placed at the curbside cannot exceed 750 pounds per permit. More than one permit can be obtained. Registrants should have a general idea of what they will be placing at the curbside when they purchase the permit to determine whether they will need more than one permit.
  3. The Permit fee must be paid at the time of registration. Each registrant will be issued a sticker to be placed on the most prominent object at the curbside and a placard to be displayed in the front window of the house
  4. To make it easier this year, residents can sign up through CommunityPass – Alternatively, the Permit Application with payment can be mailed or delivered to the Health Department Drop box located outside the Health Department entrance behind the Municipal Building.
  5. Permit sales start on September 8th and concludes one week before pick-up begins.
  6. Permits cannot be purchased after Noon on Friday prior to your pickup week. No refunds will be issued.
  7. Make check payable to "Township of Cranford."
  8. Same Zones as prior years and listed below. If you need help determining your Zone, you may call the Office at 908-709-7299.


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  • Zone 1 – September 8 to October 2
  • Zone 2 – September 8 to October 16
  • Zone 3 – September 8 to November 6
  • Zone 4 – September 8 to November 20


*** Items must be curbside by 7 a.m. on the first Monday of your scheduled pickup.

Zone 1 (Oct. 5 – Oct. 16): Northwest section including all streets west of the river and Springfield Ave. toward Kenilworth Blvd. and North Ave. West up to the Garwood/Westfield line.

Zone 2 (Oct. 19 – Nov. 6): Northeast section including all of Riverside Drive and all streets to the east of Springfield Avenue linking North Avenue. East to the Roselle Park and Kenilworth line.

Zone 3 (Nov. 9 – Nov. 20): Southwest section and all streets west of Walnut Ave. to South Ave. West to the Clark/Garwood line.

Zone 4 (Nov. 23 – Dec. 4): Southeast section and all streets east of Walnut Avenue from South Avenue East to Roselle line and all streets north of Raritan Road to Roselle line.


*** Must be received before zone schedule begins

Township of Cranford

Attn: Bulk Waste Permits

8 Springfield Avenue Cranford, New Jersey 07016


Drop Box located at Cranford Municipal Building Health Department (Lower Level), 8 Springfield Avenue.


Air Conditioners, Appliances (Stoves, refrigerators, washers, etc. Note: Please remove doors), Furniture, Carpeting, Lawn Furniture, Old Books (Note: Used books should be recycled at the curb in brown paper bags or bundled), Tires, Miscellaneous Wood or Metal (Note: Must be bundled in 4’ lengths), Non-riding Lawn Mowers, Toys, Old Doors & Windows, Hot Water Heaters, Tools, Clothing / Textiles, Construction Materials (not by contractor)


Pesticides, Herbicides, Paint & Paint Thinners, Pool Chemicals, Hazardous Materials, Gas or Propane Canisters & Fuel Tanks, Riding Mowers and Similar Equipment, Construction Materials Generated by Contractors, Auto Batteries, Tree Stumps, Vegetative Waste, Grass, Junked Vehicles, Food Waste & Household Garbage, Explosive or Flammable Materials, Items of Excessive Weight (Examples: Pianos. Pool Tables & Oil Tanks), Glass Bottles, Aluminum Cans, Newspapers, Magazines and other Mandatory Recyclables, Bricks, Stones, Cement

***Recycle at Conservation Center: TV Sets, Computers & Electronics, Motor Oil / Filters


  • Roll and tie rugs.
  • Fencing and posts should be cut in 4 ft. lengths and weigh no more than 50 lbs.
  • Place small loose items in sturdy containers or neatly bundled weighing no more than 50 lbs.
  • Doors on cabinets and appliances must be removed for safety.
  • Any indoor/outdoor gym equipment must be dismantled and cut to 4 ft. lengths.
  • No materials will be accepted from non-residents.
  • Commercial, industrial, business, or yard waste from landscapers will not be accepted.
  • Materials must be placed at the curb before 7:00 a.m. on the first day scheduled for your section.
  • Please place materials out no earlier than five (5) days before your scheduled pick up.