Bayonne Garbage Schedule 2024 (Holidays, Recycling & Bulk Pickup)

Bayonne (zip code: 07002, 07305) is a city near Evesham, East Brunswick and Ocean City in the state of New Jersey, in the United States.

Like other cities in the country, Bayonne offers its residents a trash collection program through which the citizens can get rid of their daily household trash, recyclables, hazardous waste and bulky items.

Following are the details about the Bayonne garbage schedule.

Bayonne Trash Pickup Schedule

Trash collection takes place twice every week in Bayonne. However, the collection days vary from street to street. Moreover, the city has now started nighttime curbside collection of waste and the collection starts at 9 pm on your pickup day, so you have to place the carts at the curbside before this time.

Following are the garbage collection days of every street in Bayonne.

  • Zone 1: Zone 1 covers collections in 1st to 16th streets, Broadway (1st to 16th streets), Trembley CT and Country Village CT. The collection days are Sunday and Wednesday. 
  • Zone 2: Zone 2 covers collections in 16th to 32nd streets, Broadway (16th to 32nd streets), Prospect Ave (19th to 32nd streets),Ave F, West Dr, East CT and Center Lane. The collection days are Monday and Thursday. 
  • Zone 3: Zone 3 covers collections in 32th to 63rd streets, Sycamore Rd, Colonial Dr, and Harbor Pointe. The collection days are Tuesday and Friday. 

Bayonne Trash Schedule Map

Bayonne Holiday Trash Schedule

Here is the complete holiday trash schedule for the city of Bayonne.

  • Martin Luther King Day – January 16, 2023 – No change in schedule in trash, recycling and yard waste pickup schedule.
  • Presidents Day – February 20, 2023 – No change in schedule in trash, recycling and yard waste pickup schedule.
  • Patriots Day – April 17, 2023 – No change in schedule in trash, recycling and yard waste pickup schedule.
  • Memorial Day – May 29, 2023 – No change in schedule in trash, recycling and yard waste pickup schedule.
  • Juneteenth – June 19, 2023 – No change in schedule in trash, recycling and yard waste pickup schedule.
  • Independence Day – July 4, 2023 – Regular garbage collection will take place on Independence day. All the other services by the Solid Waste Management department will remain suspended on this day.
  • Labor Day – September 4, 2023 – No bulk or scrap metal collection takes place. The trash and recycling collection schedule remains the same.
  • Columbus Day – October 9, 2023 – No change in schedule in trash, recycling and yard waste pickup schedule.
  • Veterans Day – November 11, 2023 – No change in schedule in trash, recycling and yard waste pickup schedule.
  • Thanksgiving Day – November 23, 2023 – No recycling collection will take place on this day since the recycling facility remains closed on Thanksgiving day.
  • Christmas Day – December 25, 2023 – There will be no garbage pickups on the night of December 24 in Zone 1 only. All regular garbage and recycling pickups will continue as scheduled during the rest of the holiday season.
  • New Year’s Day – January 1st, 2024 – here will be no garbage pickups on the night of December 31 in Zone 1 only. All regular garbage and recycling pickups will continue as scheduled during the rest of the holiday season.

Bayonne Recycling Schedule

Recycling takes place once every week in Bayonne. To know your complete yearly recycling schedule, check out this recycling collection pdf. The city has been divided into three zones, the collection of which takes place on the following days.

  • Zone 1: Zone 1’s  collection night is Tuesday. It covers collections in 1st to 16th streets, Broadway (1st to 16th streets), Trembley CT and Country Village CT. 
  • Zone 2: Zone 2’s collection night is Wednesday. It covers collections in 16th to 32nd streets, Broadway (16th to 32nd streets), Prospect Ave (19th to 32nd streets),Ave F, West Dr, East CT and Center Lane.
  • Zone 3: Zone 3’s collection night is Thursday. It covers collections in 32th to 63rd streets, Sycamore Rd, Colonial Dr, and Harbor Pointe. 

Recyclables include newspaper, office paper and magazines, plastic bottles, envelopes and wrapping paper, construction paper, junk mail, books and paper bags, catalogs, glass jars and bottles, food cans etc. 

Bayonne Bulk Pickup Schedule

Bulky waste items are those which are very heavy and large and hence cannot be placed inside regular trash cans. These items include mattresses, furniture, carpets and rugs etc.

Furniture pickup takes place every second and third Saturday of the month. The residents are allowed to place a maximum of three bulky items per collection after scheduling a pickup by calling at 201-858-6123.

Mattresses are collected on Tuesdays only. Call at 201-858-6123 to schedule a mattress of box spring pickup.

Electronics like TVs are collected on Mondays and Fridays, but you have to schedule an appointment first. Call at 201-858-6099 to schedule electronics pickup. In case of scrap metal, call at 201-858-6099 to schedule an appointment and the collection will take place on Tuesdays. 

Bayonne Hazardous Waste Disposal

Household hazardous waste can not be collected from the curbside, instead, one has to take the hazardous items to the hazardous waste landfills or collection centers.

Hazardous items are the ones which can catch fire easily or which contain toxic chemicals dangerous for human health. Some of the examples are batteries and cells, glues and adhesives, furniture polish, swimming pool chemicals, brake fluid, photographic chemicals, medications, shoe polish, paints, pesticides and insecticides, fertilizers, varnishes etc.

City of Bayonne Trash Guidelines

Following are some trash guidelines for the Bayonne residents.

  • Do not overfill the carts. This may result in the trash being thrown on the streets which will litter your area.
  • Trash carts must be placed having a minimum of three feet distance with each other. 
  • Throwing garbage on the streets and roads is not allowed and should not be practiced by the citizens.
  • Wash and dry the containers on a regular basis to ensure proper cleanliness.
  • In case of any query or if you need any information regarding the Bayonne trash schedule, call the city’s solid waste management department by dialing 201-858-6123.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I dispose of furniture in NJ?

Furniture can be placed at the curbside for collection on second and third Saturdays of every month. For this, you have to request a pickup by calling at 201-858-6123.

What does Bayonne recycle?

The city of Bayonne recycles metal cans, glass bottles and jars, paper, cartons, and cardboard, plastic bottles, tubs, jugs, and jars etc.

Bayonne Garbage Schedule

Garbage and recycling collection in Bayonne takes place on a regular basis, however, the schedule changes a little during the weeks of some public holidays like New Year’s Day, Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day and some other city holidays.

Bulk waste is collected by appointment, and hazardous waste must be taken to the landfills. For more information, call 201-858-6123.

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