The Division of Solid Waste Management
The Division of Solid Waste Management is responsible for the collection and disposal of solid waste materials, including bulk items. The Division has implemented such initiatives as the Cleaner Vision Program and the Graffiti Blasters Program to help beautify our city. For information regarding recycling please call The Mercer County Improvement Authority at (609) 278-8086. As of November 5, 2011 City residents can pick up recycling buckets at 707 Calhoun Ave. with a valid NJ Driver's Licence or proof of City residency between the hours of 8am-3pm, Mon.-Sat. and no longer at MCIA.
The Division of Solid Waste Management offers a special pick up for large bulk items. Bulk items include furniture and household appliances. For more information or to schedule an appointment for a special pick up, please call (609) 989-3175, Monday through Friday, 7:30a.m. - 3:30p.m.
Cleaner Vision is a highly concentrated clean up program that is administered through the Division of Solid Waste. It is a collaborative effort between the Departments of Inspections, Housing and Economic Development, Public Works and Recreation, Natural Resources & Culture to coordinate the cleanup of special areas in the City. The Cleaner Vision Program enables residents to better maintain the upkeep of their neighborhoods.
The Graffiti Blaster's Program provides equipment and manpower to remove graffiti from City of Trenton buildings. The cornerstone of this program is the deployment of high pressure machines that can safely remove graffiti from brick, stone, cement and metal with the use of baking soda. Building owners can request this service by signing a permission form that gives the City of Trenton authorization to remove graffiti from the property. For more information on the Graffiti Blaster's Program, please call the Division of Solid Waste at (609) 989-3175, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
*******For the Fall Season the division implements a bagged leaf collection for city residents.*********
Garbarge Collection Holiday Schedule
(Affects Garbage, Commercial Cardboard & Commercial Glass Pick-up)
There is No Garbage, Commercial Cardboard, or Commercial Glass collection on a Holiday. If any of these items is placed out for pick up, please remove it from the curb immediately. Failure to do so may result in fines. Please remember, when your regularly scheduled pick up day resumes, garbage must be set out by 7 am on the day of collection, but no earlier than 10 pm on the night before collection; and, always recycle, it's the law!
TRASH PICKUP IS SUSPENDED ON HOLIDAYS IN 2012
There will be no trash pickup on these scheduled Holidays in 2012, when the City of Trenton will be closed. Click HERE.
For more information regarding the Division, please call (609) 989-3175, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sr. Sanitation Inspector