SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Leaf pick-up will begin on Monday, October 28 in Scotch Plains. A street by street schedule for leaf pickup is as follows for the Week of October 28:

  • Northside – Plainfield Avenue and Crestwood Section.
  • Southside – Shady Lane and Hetfield Avenue Section.

This collection is for leaves only, and crews will be dispatched on both the Northside and Southside of the Township. At least three collection cycles should give everyone adequate time to place all leaves at the curb. Please NO BRANCHES or LIMBS and remember to leave space along the curb line for  water to flow freely to the catch basins.   

Biodegradable paper bags are acceptable. Branches will not be collected. It is very important that leaves are free of branches, rocks, stumps, etc., to prevent equipment damage. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily local news source. Sign up for our free daily eNewsletter and “Like” us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.