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Elizabeth Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Elizabeth trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Elizabeth is in New Jersey with Irvington to the northwest, Newark and Bloomfield to the northeast, Linden to the southwest, Jersey City and Bayonne to the northeast.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Elizabeth Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.elizabethnj.org/288/Garbage-and-Recycling-Calendar

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • THANKSGIVING
  • CHRISTMAS

NO PICKUP, THERE WILL BE PICKUP THE NEXT DAY FOLLOWING THE HOLIDAY.

Elizabeth Trash Collection Map

Elizabeth Trash Collection Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.elizabethnj.org/288/Garbage-and-Recycling-Calendar

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • ELECTRONIC DEVICES
  • APPLIANCES & METAL
  • COMMINGLED OR MIXED RECYCLABLES
  • NEWSPAPERS
  • TIRES
  • BATTERIES
  • MIXED OFFICE PAPER
  • MOTOR OIL
  • CARDBOARD
  • COOKING OIL
  • LEAVES & GRASS
  • STYROFOAM
  • ALL FLUORESCENT LIGHT BULBS

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • FRONT SIDEWALK REPLACEMENT
  • YARD WASTE
  • COMMERCIAL DUMPING

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Elizabeth and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.elizabethnj.org/288/Garbage-and-Recycling-Calendar

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Elizabeth?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.elizabethnj.org/288/Garbage-and-Recycling-Calendar

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.elizabethnj.org/288/Garbage-and-Recycling-Calendar

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 am. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Elizabeth Public Works Department?

(908) 820-4150

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Elizabeth trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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