The Township of Springfield will be collecting bulk waste today. For those residents whose trash is collected on Tuesday and Friday, bulk waste collection days will be on Friday, March 23; Friday, June 15; Friday September 21 and Friday December 14. Curb side collections are scheduled rain or shine - items must be placed at the curb the evening before pick-up after 6 p.m. No appointment necessary.
Bulk waste constitutes larger household waste including: household furniture, appliances, light brush not to exceed six feet in length , bundled and tied and not to exceed 60 pounds, broken crockery, carpeting, not to exceed six feet in length, rolled and tied, not to exceed 60 pounds, hot water heaters, and barbecue grills.
Excluded items include: construction material and debris such as sheet rock, lumber, pipe and paneling, concrete and large rocks, stones or logs greater than six inches in diameter, stumps and tree roots, recyclables, electrical items such as televisions, radios, computer components, video games, propane tanks and all other hazardous waste. Refrigerators and freezers must have the doors removed. Freon no longer has to be removed by the homeowner from air conditioners, freezers and all other cooling devices. For more information, visit www.springfield-nj.us or call 973-912-2222. All are encouraged to recycle.