Montclair Will Provide Special Collection for Flood Damaged Items

Montclair, NJ – Due to flooding damages caused by the storm Ida, the Township of Montclair will provide a special collection of flood-damaged items on Saturday, September 11. This collection will be by appointment only. Please call 973-509-5711 no later than Friday, September 10, at 12:00 noon to schedule a pickup.

All flood-damaged items must be brought to the curb by 6:00 a.m., Saturday, September 11, for collection on that day.

PLEASE NOTE: State and Federal environmental regulations require that all items collected during this storm cleanup must be collected separately and disposed of at different facilities. The following guidelines will assist in the proper collection and disposal of these storm-related items.

Flood Damaged Items Only
Spoiled food must not be included in this collection. Spoiled food must be deposited with your regular refuse collection.

Electronics will not be collected during this special collection. Electronics must be deposited at the Recycling Drop-off on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Appliances will not be collected during this special collection. Appliances are collected by appointment only. Please call 973-509-5711 for details and to schedule an appointment.

Miscellaneous tree debris will not be collected during this special collection. See information below for the proper disposal of tree debris.


To facilitate collection please keep all flood-damaged items separate from any tree debris. Commingled debris piles will NOT be collected.

Miscellaneous Tree Debris

Miscellaneous tree debris generated by Hurricane Ida will be collected within the regular weekly collection schedule and within the regular collection parameters as indicated below. There will be NO special collection of tree debris from Hurricane Ida.

Branches – Branches are defined as any tree, bush or shrub parts less than one (1) inch in diameter. Branches must be cut in lengths of 36-inches or less and must be securely bundled. Bundles cannot weigh more than 25 pounds each. Branches may also be set out in biodegradable paper bags.

Loose piles of branches will not be collected.

Wood Chips/chunks, Tree Bark, Acorns, Misc., Nuts, Tree Droppings, Etc. – These items must be placed at the curb in biodegradable paper bags not weighing more than 50 pounds each.

Logs – Logs are defined as any tree part one (1) inch or larger in diameter. Logs are not normally collected as vegetative waste and will not be collected at this time. Tree debris less than (1) inch diameter is considered branches and shall be addressed as indicated above.

Stumps – Stumps are not collected. Residents must make their own arrangements for disposal.

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