The Borough of Folsom, New Jersey
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Department of Public Works


In the event of any emergency during other then regular working hours, a phone call to the New Jersey State Police (561-1800) will get a member of this department for assistance in an emergency situation.

Major areas of responsibility:

Sanitation and Bulk Waste Collection

Questions: 609-561-4487 or 609-561-3178

File is in PDF format. Click here for the Recycling and Trash Schedule.

Streets and Roads

Ball fieldsThe Department maintains approximately 40 miles of streets within the Borough. There is a County road and two State roads within the Borough, which the Department does NOT maintain. The County road is Mays Landing Rd and the State roads are Rt 54 and Rt 322 .


Leaf recycling takes place late fall and for the month of April. The Fall collection takes place the second week of November till the third week of December. The exact day collection will take place on any individual street is not possible to determine and depends on the volume of leaves being collected.

Yard Waste

Chipping is done at least twice per month, staff and equipment permitting - no set day. Limbs can be up to 6" rouund (cut on a 45 degree angle).  Please have trunk end of all limbs facing the street.  This service is for tree trimming only.  Large amounts of trees and brush are to be removed by the resident.

Parks and Playgounds

The Department takes care of four playgrounds, four sports fields and four parks and play equipment.