Public Works


235 Hall Street
Dunellen, NJ 08812
732-968-5455
Hours of operation: Monday through Saturday, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Supervisor: Ron Safar

Brush and limbs will be picked up until June 22, 2018.  Per the Recylcing Guide, grass clippings must be brought to the Yard and deposited in the grass clippings dumpster.  The DPW will not be picking these up.  We are prohibited from doing so by the County which is concerned with contaminations from the clippings that mingle with the brush/limbs in the back of the Yard.  For all informaiton regarding normal time periods from DPW pick up of yard waste, please see the Recycling Guide linked below.


Leaf Pick-up:  October to December; April to May.  Must be bagged.
Tree Limbs: collected March, April and September
Grass and Yard Waste: no pick-up.  May be brought to the Yard and placed in the approriate dumpster.


For a list of dates in which the DPW Yard is closed, click here.

Paint Drop Off: Second Saturday each month, 8:00 am to 12:00 noon

The Recycling Yard accepts curbside recyclables, metal, leaves, grass, brush, clothing, and plastics. For a list of acceptable items, click here.

For the 2018 Dunellen Recycling Guide, click here.


                                                     2018 Fall Leaf Program 

Leaf bags will be available starting October 1, 2018, free of charge to all Borough residents. Packs of twenty (20) can be picked up at the Borough Garage, Recycling Center. Monday through Saturday 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM or Wednesday (October & November) evenings at the Library 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Leaf bags will not be handed out after December 31st.

Paper leaf bags will be picked up once a week at the curb. This service will begin on October 1, 2018 and continue through December. (NO PLASTIC BAGS WILL BE PICKED UP INCLUDING THE BIG ORANGE PUMPKIN BAGS)

For your convenience BAGGED LEAVES may be dropped off at the Recycling Center on Hall Street, during the recycling hours of 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

No Branch pick-up during leaf collection period.

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Curbside Collection Schedule for recycling materials, 2018
(cardboard, plastic and metal bottles and cans, bundled newspapers)

January 10, 24
February 7, 21
March 7, 21
April 4, 18
May 2, 16, 30
June 13, 27
July 11, 25
August 8, 22
September 5, 19
October 3, 17, 31
November 14, 28
December 12, 26