Piscataway DPW: Recycling Information for 2017

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway Township’s Department of Public Works (DPW) has announced 2017 recycling information.  According to the DPW, residents will receive Recycling Center/Mini-Dump 2017 Coupons and Recycling Center ID Pass Cards in the mail in the next few months.  These coupons and pass cards MUST be presented at the recycling center gate along with Driver’s License as proof of residency. 

Coupons are required for bagged brush, lumber, household debris, carpeting, furniture and all other non-recyclable materials, in addition to batteries, tires, motor oil, branches, leaves and metal.

Coupons are not required for disposal of recyclable materials, including recyclables picked up curbside.

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The largest vehicle allowed in the Recycling Center is a half-ton pickup truck.  No trucks with built up sideboards are allowed.  Pickup trucks must surrender two (2) coupons plus an additional coupon for a trailer no larger than 4x8 feet.

NOT PERMITTED: HAZARDOUS WASTE OR TOXIC WASTE MATERIALS, CHEMICALS OR PAINTS, CONTRACTOR DEBRIS, DIRT, CONCRETE OR OTHER ROCK TYPE DEBRIS.  Note:  Electronics can be brought to the mini-dump during mini-dump hours. No electronics will be picked up curbside.

The Recycling Center Mini-Dump Center Hours for 2017 are

  • Tuesdays:  2 p.m. – 8 p.m. (Gate closes at 7:45 p.m.)
  • Thursdays: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. (Gate closes at 7:45 p.m.)
  • Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Gate closes at 4:15 p.m.)
  • Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Holidays:  Mini-Dump CLOSED
  • *To Report a Pot Hole, Call (732) 562-2390

Residents may schedule two (2) bulk trash curbside pick-ups and one (1) brush curbside pick-up per household per calendar year.  Call 732-562-2390 to schedule an appointment.  The curbside/bulk pick up resumes on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

REMINDER:  Christmas trees will not be picked up – residents may bring them to their local firehouse only during the month of January or they can be brought to the Recycling Center during winter hours.  Trees will be recycled and must be devoid of all decorations.

The Piscataway Department of Public Works is located at 505 Sydney Road.  For more information, please call (732) 562-2390 or visit the Department of Public Works page on the Piscataway Township’s website. is an online newspaper serving the Township of Piscataway. Sign up for our FREE daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @PiscatawayTAP.

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