Public Works

Attention Roselle Residents: Discarding TV’s

As of January 1, 2011 televisions will no longer be picked up at the curb with the Bulk Trash Recycling. Please bring all discarded TVs to the Public Works Yard.

If you have any questions, please call (908) 245-2920.

Discarding Batteries

Alkaline Batteries
AAA, AA, C, D, and 9 Volts

Batteries now fall below federal and state hazardous waste standards and can be disposed of in the regular trash.

Any rechargeable batteries can be brought to the following locations for recycling: Public Works, Roselle Library, Borough Hall and The Community Center.

Types of Batteries
Nickel Cadmium (NI-CD)
Nickel Metal Hydride (NI-MH)
Lithium Ion (LI-ION)
Nickel Zinc (NI-ZN)
Small Sealed Lead - Less Than 11lbs (PB)

Bulk Trash

Metal & Appliances Pick-up

Recycling - Bottles & Cans only

Recycling - Cardboard, Newspapers, Magazines, etc.

Recycling at the Public Works Yards

2018 Roads to be Surfaced

2018 Roads to be Paved:

  • Meadow Street (Linden Road to Hamilton Street)
  • Thompson Avenue (1st Avenue to 3rd Avenue)
  • 7th Avenue (Locust Street to Chestnut Street)
  • Halsey Road (Aldene Road to Bartlett Street)
  • Robins Street (Amsterdam Avenue to 5th Avenue)
  • Dietz Street (5th Avenue to 6th Avenue)
  • Uncas Avenue (Wood Avenue to Alison Road)
  • Cherry Street (7th Avenue to Holly Drive)
  • West 6th Ave – Pine to Locust
  • East 11th – Chestnut to dead end
  • 6th Ave – Pine to dead end

Water company roads to be Paved (scheduled from 8/8 to 8/16)

  • Linden Rd - Rosewood To 3rd Ave. (Full) & Rosewood To Dead End (1/2)
  • Linden Rd - 3rd Ave. To 1st Ave.
  • Elm St - Thompson To Dead End Past Hamilton
  • Locust St - 2nd Ave. To First Ave.
  • Drake - Drake First To Second & South
  • Sheridan - 1st Ave To St. George Ave

Summer Schedule for the Department of Public Works

Department of Public Works Summer Schedule
As of Monday June 4th thru Friday August 31st

2018 Sanitation/Recycling Calendar Released

Please click below to view the 2018 Sanitation/Recycling Schedule 




Interim Superintendent:
Duane Patterson

Keyboarding Clerk II/Recycling Coordinator:
Carol Biggins

Keyboarding Clerk I
Towanna Greene

Tel: (908) 245-2920

1121 Chandler Avenue
Roselle, NJ 07203

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 7am – 3:30pm

Summer Hours (July 5)
Monday - Friday: 6am – 2:30pm
5am - 1:30pm Sanitation/Recycling Division

Emergency after hours, please contact the Police Department

Borough Information

View Municipal Ordinances
A Brief History of Roselle
Featured Projects
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