Regular trash pickup in Chester Borough is on Wednesdays.
Metal pick-up and large item bulk pick-up is by request.
All bulk items are collected every Wednesday. Please put out with your garbage and make sure stickers are attached. Stickers must be purchased before 1:00 pm on Monday for a Wednesday bulk pick-up. Access bulk pick-up application form here.
All metal items are collected on the 4th Thursdays and must be registered for pick-up. Metal pick-up must be registered with the Clerk’s office before 1:00 pm on Tuesday for a Thursday pick-up. Access metal pick-up application form here.
Chester Township offers ongoing e-waste recycling at the DPW garage at 65 Furnace Road, Chester, NJ. There will be someone at the garage that can assist you when bringing in your e-waste. Open to Chester Township and Chester Borough residents only. Proof of residency will be required.
Hours: The first Wednesday of each month, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., and the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. until noon.
Accepted electronic items: cables, cable boxes, cash registers, cell phones, computers, computer peripherals
including keyboards, copiers, cords, CRT monitors, DVD players, external drives, fax/scanners, laptops, LCD monitors, mouse, MP3/iPods, networking equipment, PDA’s, printers, projectors, satellite dishes, servers, stereos, TV’s, typewriters, UPS units (uninterrupted power supplies), VCR, video game consoles.
Accepted household items: blenders (without glass), bread makers, cameras, carpet sweepers (corded or rechargeable), coffee makers (without glass), clocks, curling irons, electric knives, electric toothbrushes, fans, food sealing equipment, fryers, hair cutters, hair dryers, heaters, holiday lights, irons, landline phones, massagers, metal tools (drills, screwdrivers, small saws, sanders, etc.), microwave ovens, mixers, remotes, radios, shaving equipment, toasters, toaster ovens, vacuum cleaners (without bag).