Public Works

The Department of Public Works is responsible for maintaining the various functions related to public sanitation and coordinating recycling, streets and roads, parks maintenance, our sewer infrastructure, the functioning of the electric utility, tree matters, downtown maintenance, and other public buildings and grounds upkeep.

Fix-It Form

We strive to meet our residents' needs. If you have a concern related to a problem with the roads, streets, parks, lights, buildings, grounds or trash pick-up, complete our Fix-It Form.

Recycle Coach

To receive a good deal of this information at your fingertips, to be reminded of trash and recycling pickup times, and to be notified of any changes, download Recycle Coach today.

Recycling Center

The Recycling Center Hours - Saturday's - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Recycling Center will be closed on December 25, 2021

Location:  9 Ivan Way, South River, NJ

Acceptable Items:

All items collected curbside (newspaper, mixed paper, corrugated cardboard, commingled glass, #1 and #2 plastics, grass clippings and metal/tin/aluminum cans), as well as used motor oil (5-gallon limit per visit), are accepted.  

NO PAINT, NO GAS TANKS, NO TIRES, NO CONCRETE, NO GARBAGE!!!  

Any resident placing these items at the Recycling Center will be issued a summons by the Code Enforcement Officer.

Stormwater Management