WEST ORANGE, NJ -  For residents of Essex County towns that live on roads managed by Essex County, your leaf pickup schedule may be different.  Here is the information received from Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo and the Essex County Department of Public Works:

The following schedule lists the four sectors, the municipalities included in each section and the collection times when leaves will be picked up in each section. Residents whose properties are on County Roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb the weekend before the scheduled pickup.

Section I: (Cedar Grove, Millburn and West Orange) Monday, October 28th to Friday, November 1st; Monday, November 25th to Friday, November 29th; and Monday, December 23rd; to Friday, December 27th, excluding Christmas Day.

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Section II: (South Orange and Maplewood)Monday, November 4th to Friday, November 8th; Monday, December 2nd to Friday, December 6th; and Monday, December 30thto Friday, January 3, 2013, excluding New Year’s Day.

Section III: (Belleville and East Orange)Monday, November 11th to Friday, November 15th; Monday, December 9th to Friday, December 13th; and Monday, January 6, 2013 to Friday, January 10, 2013 (The last pick up will be made only if it is needed).

Section IV: (Irvington, Newark and Orange)Monday, November 18th to Friday, November 22nd; Monday, December 16th to Friday, December 20th; and Monday, January 13, 2013 to Friday, January 17, 2013 (The last pick up will be made only if it is needed).

Shared services agreements have been entered into with Essex County and the following towns, and their local DPW will collect the leaves on County roads: Bloomfield, Caldwell, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Glen Ridge, Livingston, Montclair, North Caldwell, Nutley, Roseland, Verona and West Caldwell. Cconsult your municipal Public Works Department for more information or to obtain a schedule.

Call the Essex County DPW at 973-239-3336 X 2220 with any questions.