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Join PROJECT MOVE-OUT: free bulk waste recycling initiative for Rutgers students living in New Brunswick

Rutgers University and the City of New Brunswick are partnering in Project Move Out to recover discarded furniture, appliances and textiles in order to keep these items out of landfills and reduce our carbon footprint.

Project Move Out provides for FREE curbside pick-up of bulk items ONLY for Rutgers students who pre-register between April 20 – May 20 (noon).  The collection will take place between May 23-25.  Items eligible for pickup include:

  • Appliances (refrigerators, window air conditioning units, microwaves)
  • Electronics (televisions, video game consoles, cell phones, computers, monitors, printers)
  • Furniture (mattresses, couches, chairs, tables, book cases, desks, rugs)

REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 20th. ALTERNATIVE BULK WASTE DISPOSAL OPTIONS CAN BE FOUND BELOW.

REGISTER HERE!

Benefits of participating in Project Move Out

  • Collected items will be recycled.
  • Freon will be recovered from discarded appliances to prevent leakage into the environment.
  • Individuals (landlords and tenants) will avoid municipal fines ($150-$2,000) for violations of the New Brunswick trash ordinance.

 

 

Alternate Bulk Waste Disposal Options

A Project Move Out collection area on campus is also available for students (with a Rutgers ID) to drop off their bulk waste items May 21st- 25th between 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

No registration necessary for drop off, Rutgers ID required.

  • Location: Behind College Avenue Gym, Lot 30

Students living in New Brunswick with a valid form of identification to show that they live in the City can also drop off items with the New Brunswick Department of Public Works (DPW) at 400 Jersey Avenue on Saturday, May 28th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Beginning May 1st, you can make use of New Brunswick’s E-Waste Drop Off program. On the 2nd Saturday of each month from 9am-12pm, you can drop off TV’s, laptops and desk top computers to the Department of Public Works Building, located at 400 Jersey Avenue. Click here for more information.

Residents in other communities should check with their local Department of Public Works for bulk trash removal information.

Project Move Out Collection Schedule

Street Name Pickup Date
Alexander Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Baldwin Street (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Ball Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Bartlett Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Betheny Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Bishop Place Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Bishop Street (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Bleeker Place Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Bookside Aveune Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Bridge Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Bristol Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Central Avenue Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Coggswell Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
College Avenue Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Commercial Avenue (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Comstock Street (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Condict Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Courtland Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Delafield Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Delavan Street (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Division Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Dix Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Duke Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Easton Avenue Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Florence Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Freeman Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
George Street (between Ryders Lane and Commercial Ave only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Guilden Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Hale Street (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Hamilton Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Handy Street (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Hardenberg  Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Hartwell Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Harvey Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
High Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Huntington Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
James Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Jones Avenue (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Lafayette Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Laurel Place Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Lorain Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Louis Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Maple  Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Mine Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Morrell Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Nichol Avenue (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Oak Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Oxford Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Park Blvd. Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Plum Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Prospect Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Prosper Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Ray Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Redmond Street (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Richardson Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Robinson Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Sanford Street (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Seaman Street (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Seminary Place Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Senior Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Sicard Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Somerset Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Stone Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Suydam Street (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Townsend Street (between Commercial Ave and Nichol St only) Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Union Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Wirt Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm
Woodbridge Street Tuesday, May 24 6am-8pm
Wycoff Street Monday, May 23 6am-8pm

 

 

Materials which will not be collected by Project Move Out include:

  • vegetative waste
  • construction materials
  • regular household garbage
  • hazardous wasteProjectMoveOut_72dpi
  • flammable/explosive waste
  • mandatory recyclable materials
For More Information
Project Move Out Hotline
(848) 445-2297
projectmoveout@facilities.rutgers.edu