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DPU - Sanitation and Recycling

We are located at:
75 Chestnut Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
We can be reached at:
Telephone: (732) 530-2770
Fax: (732) 530-4718
Email: Director of DPU or DPU Main Office


Household Sanitation Curbside Collection
  • West of Broad Street: TUESDAY & FRIDAY
  • East of Broad Street: MONDAY & THURSDAY
Recycling Center

Hours of Operation

Monday thru Saturday 8:00AM to 3:00PM.


The recycling yard is located at the foot of West Sunset Ave. The facility provides residents with a valuable service that is not available to many of our neighbors in surrounding communities. As such, we must insist on proof of Red Bank residency prior to allowing you to dispose of your unwanted items. Please be certain to have appropriate identification in your possession before arriving at the site. Recyclable items may be dropped off at the Borough's Recycling Center during its regular hours of operation. The center is located at the foot of West Sunset Avenue.

More Information

  • Borough Ordinance 19-11.1
  • Household batteries may be brought to the Recycling Center, DPW Building, Senior Center and Borough Hall.
  • Plastic bags may be brought to the Municipal Building, DPW Building and Recycling Center.


Recycling Schedule

Business and Residential: Glass, tin, aluminum, newspaper, class 1 & 2 plastics are limited to one (1) 32-gallon container. Cardboard must be tied with string.

Zone 1: 2015 West of Broad Street

  • January 7th and 21st
  • February 4th and 18th
  • March 4th and 18th
  • April 1st, 15th, and 29th
  • May 13th and 27th
  • June 10th and 24th
  • July 8th and 22nd
  • August 5th and 19th
  • September 2nd, 16th, and 30th
  • October 14th and 28th
  • November 11th and 25th
  • December 9th and 23rd

Zone 2: 2015 East of Broad Street

  • January 14th and 28th
  • February 11th and 25th
  • March 11th and 25th
  • April 8th and 22nd
  • May 6th and 20th
  • June 3rd and 17th
  • July 1st, 15th, and 29th
  • August 12th and 26th
  • September 9th and 23rd
  • October 7th and 21st
  • November 4th and 18th
  • December 2nd, 16th, and 30th

NOTICE: The Borough Public Works Department has suspended pick ups of bulky or metal items for the winter season. You are advised to call the Public Works Department at (732) 530-2770 or check here for information on our schedule.

Seasonal Pickups
  • Bulk Curbside Collection: Curbside collection is in effect from April thru October call to confirm the collection.
  • Brush Curbside Collection: Curbside collection is in effect from April thru November 15th, call to confirm the collection.
  • Leaf Collection: Begins the 4th Monday of October and ends the 4th Friday in December.
  • Christmas Trees: Begins the first week of January until the second week of February.
    • Remove all decoration, ornaments, tinsel and stands from trees before placing them curb side
    • Please note that artificial trees should not be placed curb side for pickup

Special Pick Ups

For special pick ups, residents must call the Public Works Department at (732) 530-2770 and arrange to be put on special Bulk Pick Up List. You will be given a date for the collection. (Household furniture, Washers, Refrigerators) No furniture or bulky waste shall be accepted from non-residential, including mix use properties.


Bulk Waste Collection
  • Borough Ordinance 19-10.1
  • There are TWO (2) Zones within the Borough of Red Bank that are shown on the map located below.
  • Zone One (1) will be picked up on the Second (2nd) Thursday of each month and Zone Two on the Third (3rd) Thursday of each month.

In order to run the Bulky Waste and Brush Curbside Collection Program in an efficient and timely manner, which will benefit all residents, we ask for your cooperation in abiding by the following, rules and regulations:

Brush and Bulky Waste should be placed at curbside no earlier than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the scheduled pickup date for your area and no later than 5:00 AM on the day of the scheduled pickup for your area. Prior to placing your items at the curb, please call the Department of Public Utilities at (732) 530-2770 so we can confirm the collection.

No more than two (2) cubic yards (6x3x3) of brush and/or bulky waste, will be collected from a residence during the scheduled pickup. Piles must be neatly placed, separated and organized according to type.

Bulky waste items must be separated into metal and non metal piles. All small, loose items must be contained in a secure receptacle. In addition, all brush must be placed separately.

Brush will be collected at the same time as bulky waste. Tree limbs and branches shall be placed loose at the curb line, with no piece exceeding four (4') feet in length, in piles not to exceed three (3) feet in height and extending more than two (2) feet from the curb line into the roadway and not to exceed two (2) cubic yards. Tree parts must be smaller than three (3) inches in diameter to be accepted for collection. No other debris or solid waste shall be mixed in with the brush. Brush will only be accepted on the dates scheduled for your zone. No logs, stumps, grass clippings, evergreens with roots, or debris from land clearing will be collected.

All lumber, posts and fencing (both metal and wood) must be no longer than 4 feet and all nails removed.

Prohibited Items

Construction material, ash, dirt etc. automotive parts, dead animals, surgical dressings, motor oil, hazardous waste, tires, paint, propane tanks concrete or posts with concrete, i.e. swing sets, etc. They may be taken to the Monmouth County Reclamation Center located in Tinton Falls, N.J. (732)918-0142.

2015 Bulk & Brush Pick Up: West of Broad Street by Appointment Only - Call (732) 530-2770

  • Jan. Feb. Mar. SUSPENDED
  • April 9th
  • May 14th
  • June 11th
  • July 9th
  • August 13th
  • September 10th
  • October 8th
  • Nov. Dec. SUSPENDED 

2015 Bulk & Brush Pick Up: East of Broad Street by Appointment Only - Call (732) 530-2770.

  • Jan. Feb. Mar. SUSPENDED
  • April 16th
  • May 21st
  • June 18th
  • July 16th
  • August 20th
  • September 17th
  • October 15th
  • Nov. Dec. SUSPENDED

NOTICE: The Borough Public Works Department will suspend pick ups of bulk and brush pick-up from November thru March.

Frequently Asked Questions

The water leak hotline number is 732.530.2691. If it’s emergency please call the Police Department at 730.530.2700.

To obtain an estimate please call the office at 732-530-2770

There is no obligation and the estimate is valid for 90 days.

2014 Spring/Fall Hydrant Flushing Program

The Spring Hydrant Flushing program will begin on the First Monday of April at 10:00 pm and is scheduled to take five weeks to complete.

The Fall Hydrant Flushing program will begin on the First Monday of October at 10:00 pm and is scheduled to take five weeks to complete.

Semi-annually our staff opens fire hydrant valves to allow water to flow through the pipes. Systematically opening the hydrants enhances water quality by flushing sediment from the main line pipesverifies the proper operation of hydrants and valves, and ensures that the hydrant is operational in case of a fire emer­ gency.

If you see discolored water, shut off the tap and wait several minutes. Then check the clarity by running cold water for a few minutes, allowing new water to work its way into your pipes. Avoid washing laundry until water runs clear at the tap.