Specialty Waste

Bulk/Metal Refuse Collection

BULK: Collection is on the SECOND WEDNESDAY of each month. AN APPOINTMENT IS NOT NECESSARY. These items include, but are not limited to, the following examples: car trash

Furniture Mattresses & Box Springs Sinks, Tubs & Toilets Shower Doors 

Non-Metal Shelving Vacuum Cleaners Rolled Carpeting 

Certain items are considered hazardous waste and must be disposed of through a State licensed hazardous waste contractor. Examples: oil based paint, pesticides, herbicides, motor oil, fluorescent bulbs, car batteries, anti-freeze, turpentine, aerosol spray paints, driveway sealer, and propane tanks. For more information regarding disposal of these items, contact the Essex County Utilities Authority at (973) 792-9060.

METAL: Collection is on the LAST WEDNESDAY of each month BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Appointments must be made any time prior to 3:00 p.m. the TUESDAY before the last WEDNESDAY by calling 226-6565. These large metal items include, but are not limited to, the following examples: 

  • Water Heaters
  • Washers & Dryers
  • Refrigerators & Freezers
  • Dishwashers & Stoves
  • Lawnmowers without Tires
  • Bicycles Without Tires
  • Disassembled Metal Sheds 
  • Rims Without Tires
  • Barbecue Grills
  • Wrought Iron Furniture
  • Boilers & Furnaces
  • Air Conditioners
  • TV Antennas
  • Metal Piping/Storm Doors 

Our garbage contractor, Joseph Smentkowski Carting, collects the bulk and metal materials. Their contract with the Borough does not require them to collect construction materials generated from renovations and/or alterations (sheetrock, lumber, shingles, windows, doors, tile, concrete), tires, fencing, vehicle parts, tree trunks/stumps/roots and rocks and/or dirt. The Borough of Roseland does not have a dumping site. 

Residents are welcome to call our garbage contractor at (201) 420-4321. or any solid waste contractor, to make private arrangements for disposal of the above items. Residents may also call them for any other items that may req unscheduled days. Please keep in mind that you will be charged a fee based on the items to be disposed of for any privately arranged pickup.

IMPORTANT: Effective January 1, 2011, all televisions, computers, monitors, laptops & portable computers CANNOT be disposed of in the garbage per the NJDEP. These electronic devices (E-Waste) must be recycled in a manner that is in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and ordinances. To assist homeowners, Roseland has placed an E-Waste dumpster located at the Public Works Department, 300 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland where residents may drop these items off at their convenience.