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2017 Leaf Collection

Beginning the week of October 16th, leaf piles will be collected in all Sections until regular Sectional collections begin on October 16th.

Please note that weather and equipment failures may cause a delay in the collection schedule.  Delays should not be more than 1 or 2 days.  If the Township gets ahead of schedule, they may come through your section early, but will also be back during your scheduled week.

No leaves shall be put in the street more than 7 days prior to your scheduled week. No leaves shall be put in the street after the Sunday of your final collection week. No plastic bags or branches may be mixed with the leaves. Leaves will not be collected if there is evidence of plastic bags, branches, or other waste items.

Please refer to the zone map to locate your section on the Public Works website.

Section Map

Printable Leaf Collection Schedule


Week of 10/23/17            Section: 1,2,3,4

Week of 10/30/17            Section: 5,6,1,2

Week of 11/06/17            Section: 3,4,5,6

Week of 11/13/17            Section: 1,2,3,4

Week of 11/20/17            Section: 5,6,1

Week of 11/27/17            Section: 2,3,4

Week of 12/04/17            Section: 5,6,1

Week of 12/11/17            Section: 2,3,4

The Department of Public Works will not collect any leaves after the last scheduled date of collection. After this date, residents are solely responsible for the disposal of their leaves. Disposal of leaves is permitted at the Public Works yard for the duration of one week after the last scheduled collection has taken place; after this period, no leaves will be accepted at the Public Works facility.


Use of Landscapers:
Attention homeowners! In accordance with the Township Ordinance, all landscapers must be registered with the Maplewood Department of Public Works. The penalty for a violation of this Ordinance shall be punishable by a fine of up to $1,000.

Following is a list of landscapers currently registered with the Township for 2017:

Name Phone Number Email
Alan Bella Jr. Landscape Services, Inc. 908-996-2746
Anthony's Landscaping 973-763-6566
Arias Landscaping 908-433-2115
Bravo Landscaping 201-463-0862
Carchi & Son Home Improvement 973-780-0601
Carmine's Landscaping 201-826-5754
El Quetzal LLC 201-213-6603
Fonsriver Landscaping Corp 973-373-7174
Glenn's Landscaping 973-868-8220
Greenlawn Landscaping LLC 732-921-2419
Grounds For Improvement 973-204-7784
Leroy's Landscaping 973-374-4648
Salazar & Son, LLC 973-763-9380
Ted Blount Lawn Care Service 201-681-4080
Z.O. Landscaping & Supply, Inc 973-761-0459

Please ensure that your landscaper is registered with the Township prior to having them perform work on your property.

Commercial Landscaping Businesses can register with DPW by completing the New Landscaper Registration Form

Blowing leaves in streets:
(a) Use of leaf blowers with a decibel rating of greater than 65 dB by a commercial lawn maintenance business shall be prohibited between the dates of May 1st thru October 15th of each year.

(b) No commercial lawn maintenance business shall deposit leaves on a public street before September 1st or after December 1st of each year. 

574 Valley St.
Maplewood Township, NJ 07040
Hours of Operation 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Ph: (973) 762-8120