Community Events

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Secaucus Animal Shelter Benefit

Monday, August 25, 2014

Meet Me at the Park

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Summertime Movies - Tangled

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Back to School Family Pool Night

Upcoming Meetings

Monday, August 25, 2014

Last Day to Pay 3rd Quarter Tax Bill

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Council Meeting

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

ABC Board Meeting

Monday, September 08, 2014

MUA Meeting

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Public Works

The Department of Public Works (DPW) garage and offices are located at 370 Secaucus Road, where most of its vehicles are housed. The DPW employees handle the recycling programs and maintain streets, parks, and all public buildings and properties. They are responsible for planting at all municipal sites, for holiday decorating, for snow removal during storms, and for a number of aesthetic projects authorized by town officials.

The DPW also handles emergency sewage backups.

The DPW provides a pickup schedule for residents wishing to dispose of large items, including discards furniture and appliances, debris from home improvement projects, etc. The DPW also will pickup cut tree branches. To schedule a pickup of any of these items, residents must call (201) 330-2080 for an appointment.

Recycling Program

There is a mandatory, town wide recycling program for mixed paper, glass, aluminum, tin, and plastic. Recycling buckets for glass, aluminum, tin, and plastic are available from the DPW garage, or any plastic container marked for recycling can be used for this purpose. Glass food and beverage container only (not light bulbs, etc.), aluminum beverage cans, household metal food and pet food cans and plastic containers carrying the symbol of "1" or "2" in the triangle on the bottom can be co-mingled in one container. Mixed paper, which includes newspapers, magazines, junk mail, food and cereal boxes, etc. should be place in a paper bag or cardboard box, or tied together with string or twine in bundles no higher than 12 inches. Plastic bags should not be used to hold recycled mixed paper, glass, aluminum, or tin items. Use of plastic bags can result in the items being left at the curb and a summons issued by the property maintenance officer.

Collection Schedule

If your regular garbage is collected on Monday and Thursday, your recycling collection day is Thursday. If your garbage is collected on Tuesday and Friday, your recycling collection day is Tuesday.

Leaves should not be placed in garbage cans for collection. Leaves are collected every Wednesday, from September 1st through December 31st. They should be bagged and placed curbside on Tuesday evenings. Tree parts are collected every Wednesday, but you need to call the DPW to schedule a pickup.

Containers are available for used motor oil, spent oil filters, and antifreeze at the DPW compound. Residents may recycle at this location 7 days a week, from 7am to 2:30pm.

Services

  • Maintenance
  • Recycling Collection
  • Garbage Collection
  • Medical Equipment Delivery
  • Community Help

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Q:

    Where is the collection information listed?

    A:

    The Town Calendar.

     
  • Q:

    Do you take care of curbs & pot holes?

    A:

    Yes.

     

Contact

Jeanne Addvensky

Linda Berardo

Location:
370 Secaucus Road
Secaucus, New Jersey 07094-3287

Tel: (201) 330-2080

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8am-3pm

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