Public Works
359 Boyden Avenue
Maplewood Township, NJ 07040

(973) 762-1175

Bulk Drop-Off Program

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Bulk Drop Off ProgramDates:

  • Saturday June 4th, 2022
  • Saturday September 17th, 2022

Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Recycling Center, 359 Boyden Avenue

The Bulk Drop Off program is a biannual recycling event that provides Maplewood Residents an opportunity to dispose of bulk items by bringing them to the Department of Public Works facility.


  • This program is intended for the disposal of household bulk refuse including refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, furniture, etc.
  • Regular waste collection will continue to be made by your contracted waste disposal companies.
  • Proof of Maplewood residency must be provided before any materials are accepted. Please bring two forms of identification, one of which should contain a photo. Example: A valid driver’s license with your Maplewood address, and a utilities, tax, or sewer bill with your Maplewood address.
  • Items are to be dropped off at the Public Works Facility only on the dates indicated above, under the following terms:
    • Absolutely no building/construction material will be accepted. Building material includes, but is not limited to, the following:
      • Sheetrock, concrete, plaster
      • Dirt, scrap wood
      • Siding, shingles or any roofing material
      • Any doors, kitchen cabinets
      • Decking windows, storm windows
      • Any material associated with the remodeling or home/building alteration process
    • The following items are also not permitted:
      • Car parts
      • Paint or paint cans
      • Trees, branches, or tree stumps
      • Firewood
      • Any electronic items

For disposal questions regarding any items or materials not approved for Maplewood Bulk Drop Off, please reach out to your private contracted waste disposal company.