Woodbridge Offers Residents Free Leaf Bags

WOODBRIDGE–Free bio-degradable leaf bags are now available for Woodbridge residents pick-up at convenient locations throughout the township, Mayor John E. McCormac announced.

With more than 500,000 leaf bags in stock, the Woodbridge Township Department of Public Works and the Recycling Division are ready for the 2009 fall leaf collection program. The bio-degradable paper leaf bags are designated for “Leaves Only” and are to be used only while the leaf collection program is in effect (through December.)  Plastic trash bags containing leaves are not accepted and will not be picked-up.


Residents are reminded to place bagged leaves at curbside for pick-up.

Free bags will be distributed starting Oct. 1 at the following locations:

Weeknights from 5-8 p.m.:
Oct. 6 & 20: Woodbridge Community Center
Oct. 7 & 21: Evergreen Center
Oct. 8 & 22: JFK High School
Oct. 9 & 23: Avenel Park

Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31: Farmer’s Market at Town Hall
Oct. 24 & 31: Woodbridge Community Center
Oct. 24: Hopelawn Fire Department

Free bags may also be obtained at the Public Works Complex & Recycling Center located on Smith Street in Keasbey.

For more information on the 2009 leaf pick-up program – and other Recycling programs – contact the Woodbridge Township Department of Public Works Recycling Hotline at: 1-732-738-1311 x3049 or visit www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us.

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