Public Works

The Public Works department handles maintenance and repair of borough roads and buildings, coordinates garbage and recycling schedules, and handles special pickup of branches, leaves, bulk and metal goods for the community.
Contact Information: 300 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068 | Phone: 973.226.6565 | Fax: 973.226.8520
Superintendent of Public Works: Gary. R. Schall
RECYCLING: Each Wednesday is recycling day and recycling is MANDATORY, not voluntary. 
Download Schedule )   Mandatory Guidelines )

Paper Shredding Day October 8, 2016  (Click Here)

2016 Leaf Collection Program (CLICK HERE)
        Grass Clipping Disposal >>>>>>Notification

Branch Collection
October 3rd , 2016 the Department of Public Works will begin the final branch collection for the 2016 calendar year.  Please have any branches or brush placed curbside for pick-up prior to that date.
Please keep in mind we do not accept logs, roots, vines, or ivy of any kind.
Thank you for you advanced cooperation


Curbside leaf collection will begin October 24, 2016
Leaves can be placed curbside at that time. 
Prior to October 24th leaves can either be staged on your property until curbside collection begins or bagged, in a brown paper leaf bag, for collection each Wednesday by the DPW.
Piles placed at the curb, after October 24th, should be leaves only.  No plants, sticks, or grass.
Thank you for your advanced cooperation

2016 HYDRANT FLUSHING PROGRAM to begin May 23, 2016
Essex County's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
Saturday, October 1st from 8:30am to 4 pm
125 Fairview Avenue, Cedar Grove (next to the old Hospital Center)
Protect our environment by properly disposing of household materials.
Essex County residents must show proof of residency at the site.
For information, call the Essex  County Utilities Authority at 973-792-9060.
Essex County's Recycling Day Computer & Electronics
Saturday, October 15th from 9 an to 3 pm
125 Fairway Avenue, Cedar Grove (next to the old Hospital Center)
Give you olc and unwanted computers and electronic equipment a second life by recycling them.
Essex County residents must show proof of residency at the site.  
For more information, call the Essex County Utilities Authority at 973-792-9060.
Standard Garbage Pickup: Monday and Thursday
Standard Garbage Pickup: Tuesday and Friday
Garbage may be put at curbside after 7:00pm on the night prior to your regularly scheduled pickup day.
NOTIFICATIONS: Correction to the Garbage and Recycling Schedule: If a Holiday falls on a Friday, collection  will be on the Saturday immediately following the holiday not Monday as indicated on the schedule.
Mission Statement: The mission of the Roseland Department of Public Works is to maintain, repair, and wherever possible, improve the infrastructure of our community. This would include the municipal roads, sidewalks, parking lots, parks, trees, buildings, sewers and also maintain the municipal fleet and to do this in the most efficient manner as possible. This department will strive to continue to provide the high level of service Roseland residents expect and deserve from their Public Works Department.