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Recycling/Garbage/Yard Waste Department

(973) 593-3088
50 Kings Road
Madison, NJ 07940 (map)

Click here for the Borough of Madison's 2015 Recycling/Garbage Newsletter in electronic PDF, which includes detailed recycling information, your waste collection day, and street district number.

The Borough offers 3 ways for residents to dispose of their garbage:

 1.  Free Regular Curbside Pickup:
Twice a week curbside pickup from May 18 – September 11, once a week pickup the rest of the year.

2. Traditional Rear Yard Pickup:
Residents can contract to have their garbage taken from behind or along the side of their home for an annual fee of $120.

3. NEW Enhanced Rear Yard Pickup:
Year round, twice a week pickup from behind or along the side of a residence for an annual fee of $200.  The pickups will occur on your regular, twice a week schedule, District 1A and 1B on Monday & Thursday, District 2A & 2B on Tuesday & Friday and District 3 on Wednesday & Saturday.

Residents interested in rear yard pickup should contact the hauler, Suburban Disposal, at 973-227-7020.  The hauler will directly bill each resident.

Garbage Requirements:

  • Each container cannot exceed 80 lbs.
  • No construction material, grass, leaves, medical waste or recyclables.
  • NO GARBAGE can be put in corrugated cardboard boxes. Corrugated must be recycled.

Proper Packing
All items must be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. on the day of collection but not earlier than 7 p.m. the previous day.  All containers must be removed from curbside prior to 8 p.m. on your collection day.  If garbage or recyclables are not put out properly, they will not be collected.

For information about yard waste pickup, please click here.

For information about disposing other waste, please click here.