WEST ORANGE, NJ - Leaf pickup in the township will begin on Nov. 2.

Leaves may be placed in the gutter of the streets beginning Monday, Oct. 26. The last day to place leaves in the street will be Tuesday, Dec. 22. The last day that leaves will be picked up is Wednesday, Dec. 30.

No branches or any other debris such as rocks, building material or garbage shall be placed in leaf piles.

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Residents are reminded not to block drainage inlets, driveways and crosswalks. Keep leaves 10 feet away from drainage inlets.

Use of leaf bags is encouraged.  Leaf bags will be collected weekly. They may be obtained at the Municipal Building in the Purchasing Department and the Public Works Building at 25 Lakeside Ave.

Leaf collection will continue until all leaves are removed from the streets.

There may be rain and snow storms during the pickup  cycles that may delay collection in addition to trees not dropping all their leaves.