Middletown Township

Brush & Leaf Collection

SPRING BRUSH  COLLECTION SCHEDULE
Collection Updates will be posted here and on TV
(Comcast Channel 20 and Verizon Fios Channel 26)  

  Zones  

Approximate

Start Date

Current Status

A

March 18

Completed

B

March 18

Completed

C

March 25

Completed

D

March 25

Completed

E

April 1

Completed

G

April 1

Completed

J

April 15

Completed

L

April 15

Completed

I

April 29

Completed

K

April 29

Completed

F May 13

 Completed

H May 13 Completed


PLEASE DO NOT SET OUT BRUSH EARLIER THAN 7 DAYS BEFORE YOUR ZONE’S START DATE.
Placing material at the curb too early creates a hazard for pedestrians and drivers. Violators are subject to fines.

Collection Zone Information: To find your collection zone by address CLICK HERE or call 732-615-2008 Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.    

Residents are encouraged to assist the collection effort by dropping off brush and leaves free of charge at the Middletown Township Recycling Center, located at 52 Kanes Lane (off Hwy 35). LEAF Drop-Off ends June 1st and resumes November 1st

 Brush collection Guidelines (Spring Collection Only)

  • Tree limbs are not to exceed 8 inches in diameter and can be no more than 50 pounds in weight. They must be cut into lengths not to exceed 3 feet in order to fit into the trucks.
  • Separate larger tree parts from brush and branches.
  • Do not bag brush - bagged brush will not be collected.
  • Tree stumps, lumber, plywood, fence posts, railroad ties will not be collected with brush. These items must be disposed of privately.
  • Place loose brush and tree parts at the curb no more than 7 days prior to your collection date. Do not place this material on the street and/or sidewalks. This creates a serious hazard for children walking to school and other pedestrians, as well as an unsightly condition in your neighborhood.
  • The maximum collection per residence per pickup is 3 cubic yards (the equivalent to twelve 30-gallon trash cans).
  • Residents are responsible for brush removal after the scheduled pick up occurs. Brush can be brought to Kanes Lane Recycling Center by residents during regular work hours.
  • Residents shall set out brush or tree cuttings for curbside collection no more than one week prior to their scheduled collection date. Violators are subject to fines of up to $2,000, up to 90 days imprisonment and/or community services for improper disposal of these materials.
  • Under recently amended regulations, Public Works is also authorized to remove improperly disposed materials and assess the cost of removal and disposal against the responsible resident.

Leaf Collection Guidelines (Fall Collection Only)

  • Place leaves in a neat row at the curb, not in the road.
  • Do not bag leaves - bagged leaves will not be collected.
  • Do not mix brush, branches, or seed pods with leaves.
  • Leaves mixed with brush will not be collected. Brush can be brought to the Kanes Lane Recycling Center from Thursday through Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There is no charge for residents to drop off brush. The fee for registered landscapers is $10 per yard to drop off brush.
  • Leaves are accepted at the Recycling Center on Kanes Lane from residents and landscapers with permits November 1st through June 1st of each year at no charge. Leaves in bags must be emptied into the area provided and the bags deposited in the trash. Bagged leaves are not collected curbside. Bagged leaves are not accepted at Kanes Lane Recycling Center
  • No grass clippings are accepted curbside or at the Recycling Center.
  • Residents shall not set out leaves for curbside collection more than one week prior to their scheduled collection date. Violators are subject to fines of up to $2,000, up to 90 days imprisonment and/or community services for improper disposal of these materials.
  • Under recently amended regulations, Public Works is also authorized to remove improperly disposed materials and assess the cost of removal and disposal against the responsible resident

 

Christmas Trees
Christmas Trees can be dropped off the Kanes Lane Recycling Center by Middletown Residents only free of charge.


Public works will not pick up material that does not meet the above guidelines or return to collect brush after a street has been completed. Collection violations are subject to fines under township ordinance #230-15. Violators will be charge up to $750 for a separate individual collection.