Randolph Hosts Clean Communities Day, Shredding And Large Item Pick-Up

September is a big month in Randolph with an organized clean-up, day for shredding and bulk item pick-up.
Randolph’s Fall Clean Communities Day is set to be held on Sat., Sept. 24, from 8:30 a.m. to at the municipal building in Randolph.
Clean Communities Day is sponsored by the New Jersey Clean Communities Council and the Randolph Health Department. All residents, businesses and groups are welcome to join the community as hundreds of people help clean up the parks, schools and streets of litter and recyclables.
An appreciation continental breakfast and free t-shirt distribution follows with assignments and instructions. Gloves and garbage bags will be provided. Mini-grants are available for civic groups.
Confidential paper shredding services will once again be available to residents for their personal confidential documents free of charge at the municipal building between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon. Confidential documents do not include junk mail and store flyers or solicitations. Residents are limited to three file boxes per household. This service is not offered to commercial entities.
Call the Randolph Health Department at 973-989-7050 to sign up for Fall Clean Communities Day.
The township-wide collection of large household garbage items will take place the week of Sept. 26. All residents must place bulk clean up items curbside no later than 6 a.m. on Mon., Sept. 26.Streets for each regular route will be done once only. They will not return to a section once they have finished.
Loose household items must be placed curbside in bags or cans, not recyclable cardboard boxes. Separate regular household trash from cleanup items.
The following items may be placed curbside: household furniture such as couches, chairs, mattresses, box springs, dressers, tables. Metal furniture is recycled at the recycling center; latex paint, completely dry out by using cat litter or sand to absorb liquid; carpet, approximately 110 sq. ft., rolled and tied rug no more than four ft. long.
The following items may not be placed curbside: all building/construction materials; wooden fences, plywood, paneling, studs, retaining walls, boards, doors, windows, concrete, bricks, mortar, cabinets, bathtubs, countertops, roofing materials; auto parts/tires, used motor oil, mufflers, engines; all recyclables; all metal; white goods; large household appliances such as stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers; lawn waste, leaves, branches, grass clippings; computers/televisions; hazardous materials; chemicals, pesticides; items of exceptional size/weight-items weighing more than 200 pounds or longer than five feet; includes boats, hot tubs, pianos, army tanks.
Curbside pickup is available year-round by advance arrangement. To have one or more of these items removed, call the health department. There is a fee of $30 per item
Have questions regarding acceptable materials? Contact the health department at 973-989-7050.

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