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Public Works Schedule Change Alert

Please note the Department of Public Works (DPW) schedule change for upcoming Juneteenth Observance, from June 17 through June 21, 2024. Click here to view and/or download the Public Works Schedule Change for June, 2024.

  • Recycling Collections
    • Monday, June 17, 2024: Recycling (blue carts) in Districts 1, 2, 3, 9 and 10
    • Tuesday, June 18, 2024: Recycling (blue carts) in Districts 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
  • Sanitation Collections
    • Wednesday, June 19, 2024: Sanitation (green carts) in Districts 1, 2, 3, 9 and 10
    • Thursday, June 20, 2024: Sanitation (green carts) in Districts 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
    • All Wood Avenue and St. Georges Avenue Business sanitation and cardboard/paper recycling will be collected on Thursday, June 20, 2024.
  • No Collections
    • Friday, June 21, 2024: The Department of Public Works (DPW) will be closed in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. There will be no grass collection or bulk trash collection this week.
  • The Recycling Center and DPW yard bulk drop-off will be closed on June, 21, 2024, and will reopen on Saturday, June 22, 2024.

Important Reminder from Linden DPW

The Department of Public Works will be closed on Monday, September 4th, in observance of Labor Day. There will be NO trash collection or grass collection this week!

This closure will affect the following schedule changes for the rest of the week:

  • Brown cart – paper & cardboard materials will be collected on Tuesday, September 5th in Districts 1, 2, 3, 9 and 10.
  • Brown cart – paper & cardboard materials will be collected on Wednesday, September 6th in Districts 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.    
  • All Business garbage collection will also be on Wednesday, September 6th.
  • Garbage collection for Districts 1, 2, 3, 9 and 10 will be on Thursday, September 7th.
  • Garbage collection for Districts 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 will be on Friday, September 8th.
  • There will be NO trash collection or grass collection this week.

Public Works Week

May 21 through May 27 is National Public Works Week. During this week, let’s all acknowledge and recognize the constant hard work that our Public Works team performs for Linden residents all year!

Click here to download the National Public Works Week flyer.

Do you have a compliment or something nice to say to our Public Works team? If so, then please feel free to fill out the form below.

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DPW Yard Will Be Closed on Saturday, August 20, 2022

The DPW yard will be closed Saturday, August 20, 2022 for bulk trash, due to roadway paving. For one day only, Saturday, August 20, 2022, residents can take their bulk trash to the recycling center from 8am until 2pm. Bulk trash will resume on Monday, August 22, 2022. Thank you.

DPW Will Be Closed on Friday for Good Friday

DPW asks that all residents check their collection schedules as most of the City’s collection days have been moved up. Specifically, Thursday’s collection is today, Wednesday March 31st, and Friday’s collection is tomorrow, Thursday April 1st.

The Recycling Center @ 2 Donaldson Place and Bulk Trash drop-off at the DPW complex will be closed Friday also, but will reopen as usual on Saturday, April 3rd.

Snow Trouble Ticket

If you have a street that needs to be plowed, please fill out and submit the form below. Always feel free to contact Mayor Armstead’s office at 908 474 8495.

Snow Reports

  • Please let us know how to contact you if we need to reach you.
  • Please upload pictures of the area that needs plowing.
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    Accepted file types: jpg, png, heic, , Max. file size: 200 MB, Max. files: 5.

    Additional Snow Removal Operations

    Please be advised that additional snow removal operations are in effect in Linden. See below for specifics.

    • Wednesday February 3rd, 8pm – 2am
      • Ashton Ave (Entire Length)
        • Urbanowitz Ave (Bachelor Ave – Ashton Ave)
        • Bachelor Ave (Urbanowitz Ave – US 1)
    • Thursday February 4th, 7am – 3pm
    • Thursday, February 4th, 8pm – 7am

    Snow Update

    • Due to the massive snowfall brought on by this Nor’Easter, DPW will be plowing and salting well into Tuesday morning. As a result, commingled (blue cart) recycling tomorrow (Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021) is cancelled.
    • After the storm is over, please put your blue carts out and DPW will work the rest of the week to empty them, starting with Districts 1,2,3 9 & 10, then the rest later in the week, possibly into Saturday.
    • As of now, garbage will still be collected as per the normal schedule.
    • Please do not blow snow into the streets!

    Recycling Collection for Monday February 1st, 2021

    Due to expected inclement weather conditions, recycling collection for Monday, February 1st 2021 has been cancelled.

    Please do your best to keep cars in driveways when possible during snow, to help our DPW snow removal team quickly and efficiently clear the snow from streets.

    Thank you!