Trash & Recycling Collection
Recycling pickups are every other Wednesday. Please refer to the County Recycling Guide below for specific dates. Call the County of Burlington at (609) 267-6889 for curbside collection issues. The Borough also accepts textiles for recycling. Textiles may be brought to the Public Works yard for drop off. Click here for recycling brochure.
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Special Bulk Pick Up Schedule
Bulk trash shall include furniture, small appliances, home furnishings, rugs, bundled or bagged yard debris, discarded tree limbs and bushes, brush, grass clippings (EXCLUDING LEAVES).
Bulk Trash: 1st Friday of Each Month
- Call Public Works for Bulk Trash questions.
- Call Public Works for any missed stops.
- Bedding and Mattresses MUST be bagged to help control the contamination of bedbugs!
Other household and yard materials and large appliances such as clothes washers & dryers, food refrigerators & freezers, dishwashers, trash compactors, and similar appliances; automobile & truck tires; light fixtures containing ballasts and/or fluorescent lamps; asbestos roofing materials, and/or other material prohibited from a landfill or deemed inappropriate for bulk trash by the Borough, shall not be collected.
*PLEASE NOTE: Call the Riverton Public Works Department at 829-1792 to make arrangements for curbside pick-up or advice for disposal of these items.
Drop Off Guidelines
UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS FOR DROP OFF:
Concrete or Bricks
Tires without a receipt (Tire disposal fee is $5.00 per tire. Must be paid for at Borough Hall during office hours.)
ACCEPTABLE ITEMS FOR DROP OFF:
Household Bagged Trash
Brush and Tree Trimmings
Paint and Household Chemicals
Anti-Freeze and Oil in sealed containers
Textiles in textile bins
Trash and Garbage Collection
The Borough’s contract for trash pick-up is with Central Jersey/Interstate Waste (IWS) through 2023.
- Regular Trash: Monday only– ONE TIME A WEEK – ALL YEAR ROUND.
Ensure a minimum of 3-feet distance from cart to objects (parked cars, mailboxes, lamp posts, etc.)
Only contents inside the carts will be collected, no refuse lying next to cart will be taken.
Cart lids should be fully closed with nothing sticking out of the can.
Residents may purchase additional carts–32-gallon cart $85, 64-gallon cart $95, 96-gallon $110. Additional carts can be purchased at Borough Hall (cash or check payable to the Borough of Riverton). Public Works will deliver pre-purchased carts to your property the following Friday.
Leaf Collection 2023-2024
Leaf Collection 2021
Residents must have leaves to the curb by Monday 6 a.m. the WEEK OF PICKUP!
River side of Borough Pick up weeks: October 30, November 13, November 27, 2023
Park side of Borough Pick up weeks: November 6, November 20, December 4, 2023
Grass Clipping Disposal
Helpful information from Zoning/Code Enforcement Official, Pete Clifford
A Note about Borough trees from Shade Tree Board Chairman, Barry Emens and Council Liaison Jim Quinn: