FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The blanket of snow and ice that covered our town is almost all gone, and now is the time to remove all of the broken tree limbs and branches.  

Township Manager, Bob Vornlocker reminds the community on how they can rid themselves of unwanted tree limbs and branches. 

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The public works department will collect discarded storm-related tree branches curbside starting March 19.

According to the township's website, there will only be one collection per street and the following guidelines need to be observed to ensure storm debris is collected:

  • Any and all branches must be placed at the curb no later than 7:00 am Monday, March 19
  • Branches must be cut to a length no greater than 4 feet

Roadway debris, litter, and potholes can be reported directly to the to the township's website.

Tree waste will be recycled into mulch which will be used by the township.

Related article: Trees Down, Hazards Abound

Residents wishing to have free mulch delivered to their home can call the Department of Public Works at (732) 249-7800 Ext 6290 to be added to the list. Click here for details. 

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