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Newark NJ Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

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

The City of Newark is in New Jersey with Jersey City and Hoboken to the east, Irvington to the southwest, Bayonne to the southeast, and Livingston to the northwest.

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.

Newark Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.newarknj.gov/departments/trash-and-recycling

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Years Day
  • Dr. Martin Luther King
  • Lincoln Birthday
  • Washington Birthday
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving and the day after
  • Christmas
  • New Years Day

Newark Trash Collection Map

Newark Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.newarknj.gov/departments/trash-and-recycling

*Zone A: every first Wednesday

*Zone B: Every second Wednesday

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • couches
  • tables and chairs
  • mattresses
  • dressers
  • closets
  • rugs
  • exercise equipment
  • vanities

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Paint
  • Drywall
  • Roofing tiles/shingles
  • Glass
  • Windows
  • Automotive parts
  • Engines
  • Transmission
  • Bumpers
  • Tires

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 Newark 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.newarknj.gov/departments/recycling

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Newark?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit:


*Zone A: every first Wednesday

*Zone B: Every second Wednesday

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.newarknj.gov/departments/trash-and-recycling

What time does trash collection start?

Trash must be put out between the hours of 6pm & 10pm. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Newark Sanitation Department?

Sanitation: (973) 733-3644

311 Call Center
(973) 733-4311

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Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Newark 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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