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Maple Shade Public Works

David Carothers
Director of Public Works
856-779-9610 ext. 221


Address:
620 Cutler Avenue
Maple Shade, NJ 08052



Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday:  7:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Saturday: 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

2021 FALL LEAF COLLECTION INFORMATION

Please see the LEAF COLLECTION FLYER for more information pertaining to SPECIFIC COLLECTION ZONES 

(based on trash collection day) & DATES

TWO CONVENIENT OPTIONS FOR PROPERLY DISPOSING OF LEAVES:

Option 1:  Leaf Drop-Off at the Department of Public Works Facility

  • Must be BAGGED – no branches or debris mixed with leaves
  • Leaf Drop-Off Times:  Mon – Fri 7AM – 3PM & Sat 9AM – 1PM

Option 2:  Curbside Leaf Collection

  • Place leaves curbside by 6AM on the 1st day of your zone’s collection period
  • Do NOT bag for curbside pick-up.  Place them loosely.
  • Do NOT place brush, branches, grass clippings, yard debris with leaves.
  • Per NJ Storm Water Management Regulations, leaves cannot be placed near the gutter more than 7 days in advance of the scheduled pick-up and NOT be placed closer than 10-feet to a storm drain.
 

TRASH COLLECTION HELPFUL INFORMATION

Friendly Trash Reminders:

  • Trash should be placed curbside no earlier than 6PM the day before collection & no later than 6:30AM the day of collection.
  • Trash should be placed in a metal, rubber or plastic watertight container not exceeding 34 gallons’ capacity.
  • Use of disposable polyethylene or paper bags designed for garbage or rubbish may be used, but bags MUST be sealed/closed at the top.
  • Any wood/lumber should be tied securely in a bundle not exceeding 3-feet in length and not weigh more than 40 lbs. All nails and screws MUST be removed!
  • Mattresses MUST be wrapped in plastic or placed in a plastic mattress bag.
    • Mattress bags are available at local hardware stores, home improvement stores like Home Depot and Lowes, and online at Amazon.
  • NO METAL of any kind will be collected. Metal MUST be removed from any furniture.
  • Remove drawers from furniture and place separately at curbside.
  • House clean-outs, garage clean-outs or large construction project debris will NOT be collected.

Please contact Public Works at 856-779-9610 ext. 221 or 113 with any questions.

WHAT IS ACCEPTED AT THE PUBLIC WORKS FACILITY?

Residential Only / No Commercial Businesses

YES!
  • Brush, Tree Branches, Shrubs & Bagged Leaves                                     (No loose leaves or bagged grass clippings)
  • Metal
  • Tires
  • Appliances (doors removed from refrigerators)
  • Old Paint/Antifreeze
  • Thinners/Solvents/Gasoline
  • Waste Oil (No 50-Gallon Drums)
  • Electronics (TV’s, Computers)
  • Propane Tanks UNDER 20-lbs.
No!
  • NO Loose Grass Clippings
    (Grass Clippings are to be put out/or Regular Trash Pick-up)
  • NO Bulk Trash
  • NO Construction Material of Any Kind
  • NO Concrete/Cinder Blocks or Bricks
  • NO Removal of debris from replacement of a privacy fence
    (chain-link, stockade, etc.) is the responsibility of contractor/homeowner.
  • NO Propane Tanks larger than 20-lbs.
  • NO Batteries (Home Depot or Lowes recycles batteries.)

Call Public Works at 856-779-9610 ext. 221 with any questions prior to bringing any items to the Public Works facility.

2021 SPRING BRUSH & BRANCH CURBSIDE COLLECTION

March 29, 2021 – April 9, 2021

Residents may place the following items curbside for collection by our Public Works Department from March 29, 2021 – April 9, 2021:
Please Note:  The Municipal Offices & Department of Public Works will be CLOSED on Friday, April 2, 2021 & Monday, April 5, 2021

  • Brush
  • Branches
  • Leaves (loose or bagged)

Notice​

  • CONTRACTORS AND LANDSCAPERS ARE PROHIBITED FROM DUMPING DEBRIS AT THE MAPLE SHADE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC WORKS GARAGE ON CUTLER AVENUE
  • DUMPING WHEN FACILITY IS CLOSED IS PROHIBITED
  • DUMPING AT ROUTE 73 LEAF SITE IS PROHIBITED
  • VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED
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856-779-9610, Ext 113