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Recycling/Garbage/Yard Waste Department

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

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

 1.  Free Regular Curbside Pickup:
Once a week curbside pickup from September – April, twice a week curbside pickup from May 1 to August 31. 

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.  Once a week rear yard pickup from September  – April and twice a week rear yard pickup from May 1 to August 31.

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.
  • If a Holiday occurs on your collection day, pickup will occur on the next scheduled pickup day.

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.