Brush Pick-Up Program Guidelines

 

The Borough of Mendham provides brush pick-up service as a convenience for its residents. Brush is ground up curbside.  The Brush Pick-up Program is for Borough homeowner’s only to assist in seasonal tree maintenance and storm damage to trees.

 

Borough Code Article II. Curbside Collection of Brush

 

GUIDELINES FOR BRUSH PICKUP:

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 not be larger than (6) six inches in diameter.
  • Stack brush with the cut ends facing the road in the same direction.
  • Brush will not be picked up unless it is called in.
  • Branches will be picked up within a week of calling in the location; we cannot schedule an exact day.

ITEMS NOT ALLOWED:

  • Stumps, root balls, roots, lumber, brush larger than six inches in diameter, metal of any kind, posts, clippings, dirt, grass, flowers, weeds, plants, leaves, bamboo or any type of household garbage.
  • Cut down, whole trees. 
  • Excessively large piles.
  • Brush cut or trimmed by contractors.

DO NOT PLACE PILES OF BRUSH ON VACANT LOTS

 

 To Schedule Brush Pick-up Call

973-543-6535, e-mail dpw@mendhamnj.org 

or click Service Request Link