Mendham Borough offers brush pick up as a service to the residents. The Borough Brush Removal Program is for the homeowner’s convenience to assist in seasonal tree maintenance and storm damage to trees. It shall not be used by private contractors. Persons hired by the property owners are responsible for removing material.
The following information shall assist residents regarding brush pick up procedures:
All brush must be placed in front of the house generating it.
Brush piles must be placed on the curb not on the road which causes a safety hazard. If limbs are too long, place them parallel to the curb.
The piles must be stacked in an orderly fashion and not tied in bundles and shall be no larger than six (6) inches in diameter
Stack brush with the cut ends facing the road in the same direction.
ITEMS NOT ALLOWED:
Lumber, Bamboo, metal of any kind, posts, clippings, dirt, grass, flowers, weeds, plants, leaves or any type of household garbage
Brush cut or trimmed by contractors.
DO NOT PLACE PILES OF BRUSH ON VACANT LOTS
If there are any questions regarding the brush program, please give our office a call at973-543-6535.
The Department of Public Works consists of 10 employees of various disciplines and experience.
Our responsibilities include:
Maintenance of the Roads, Parks,
All Borough Owned Buildings and Vehicle Fleet Maintenance.
It is suggested that you cut your grass and leave it on the lawn. Grass clippings and leaves will not be picked up. Do not leave grass clippings/leaves at the curb. Do not mix grass clippings/leaves with branches and brush or with household garbage. Grass and leaves are accepted at the Department of Public Works.
The hours of operation are: Monday-Friday: 7AM to 3:30 PM and Saturday 8AM to 3:00 PM.
Contractors are NOT allowed to dispose of this material at this site. They may dispose of the material at the County Disposal Facility in Mount Olive.
Call (973)543-6535 or click here to schedule a curbside pick up.
Brush is no longer accepted at the DPW
Wood chips from the brush program are available to residents. You can help yourself (free) to them at the Department of Public Works or have them delivered free of charge.
Recycling Depot at the Department of Public Works
In addition to the curbside recycling program, Borough residents can bring newspaper, mixed paper, cardboard, Plastics coded #1 through #7 (excluding #3 & #6), and cans to the Public Works Facility at 37 Ironia Road during business hours Monday through Friday 7am to 3:30pm and
Saturdays from 8am to 3pm.