Bulk Drop Off Program

Dates: September 12, 2020
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location: Recycling Center, 359 Boyden Avenue

The scheduled May 30, 2020 bulk drop off has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

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. Absolutely no construction material will be accepted.


  1. This program is intended for the disposal of household bulk refuse including refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, and furniture, in accordance with the above schedule.

  2. Household bulk refuse is to be dropped off at the Public Works yard only on the dates indicated above, under the following terms:

No building material of any type is accepted. Building material includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Concrete
  • Sheetrock
  • Plaster
  • Dirt
  • Wood
  • Shingles
  • Roofing material
  • Siding
  • Doors
  • Kitchen cabinets
  • Decking windows
  • Storm windows
  • Any material associated with the remodeling or alteration process

At no time will any of the following be accepted during bulk refuse drop off:

  • Car parts
  • Paint or paint cans
  • Trees
  • Branches
  • Tree stumps
  • Firewood
  • Any electronic items
  1. Regular waste collection will continue to be made from the rear of your home; do not place these containers at the curb.

  2. Two points of identification, one of which should contain a photo, proving Maplewood residency must be provided before any materials are accepted. A valid driver’s license with a Maplewood address, and a utility bill with a Maplewood address are examples of acceptable proof of residency.

  3. Failure to follow any of these instructions may jeopardize acceptance of all your items.

In addition to the township sponsored Bulk Drop Off day, each resident’s waste disposal company also offers curbside bulk collection every month. You are allowed to put out up to four bulk items per month, including furniture and other unwanted materials at no charge.

Construction materials are excluded.You must call your waste disposal company to schedule an appointment. Two of the more common choices are listed below:

  • Waste Management- 1-800-633-9096
  • Waste Industries- 973-761-0009