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Yard Waste Pick Up For Seniors

This service is being offered to senior citizens (over 65) who have NO OTHER means of transporting their yard waste to the Town’s facility. A maximum of 3 bags will be allowed for each pick up day. If you qualify for this service, the DPW will pick up grass clippings at the curb on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month, May through October.

To learn more details and complete an application, please click here or call Public Works at 973-402-9460.

Shade Tree Program

The Department of Public Works will plant approximately 12 trees a year throughout the Town. If you are interested in a shade tree being planted in front of your home free of charge, please contact the DPW secretary via email to be added to the list. 

Free Shade Tree

If you notice a lighting outage or a downed wire, please immediately report it to JCP&L by calling 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877), clicking the “Report Outage” link on, or by texting out to 544487. For more reporting and contact options, visit our Electric Company Service Request page.

If you experience an emergency due to inclement weather, please call 911.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Dates 2022