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Department of Public Works (DPW)


Municipal Services Complex
13 - 15 Linden Avenue East, Suite 200
Jersey City, NJ 07305 

Tel: 201-547-4400
Fax: 201-547-4803 

Greg Kierce, Acting Director 


The Jersey City Department of Public Works is a hands-on team of professionals dedicated to supporting and improving Jersey City's infrastructure, including the maintenance and repair of:

Under the direction of Director Mark Redfield, the Department of Public Works is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Jersey City, making every effort to maximize the efficient, effective use of the City's resources. DPW is committed to public safety and providing prompt, courteous quality service to our customers and each other.

As of April 1, 2016, the Department of Public Works has assumed the responsibilities of the Jersey City Incinerator Authority, which has been dissolved.  These services include:


  • Special Collections (i.e. white goods, electronic waste)
  • Residential Garbage & Recycling Collection  (for collection schedules, click here)
  • Recycling Information
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Container Rental Program
  • Container Services & Neighborhood Clean-ups
  • Property Maintenance
  • Mechanical Street Sweeping
  • Graffiti Removal
  • Demolition
  • Snow Plowing, Salting & Removal

Recycling Containers 

The Department of Public Works will be providing recycling containers to one and two-family homeowners in an effort to increase recycling citywide.

Eligible recipients will receive one (1) round recycling bin for co-mingled recyclables and one (1) square bin for paper and cardboard recyclables.

Containers can be obtained staring May 9th, Monday through Friday between 2pm and 7pm while supplies last at:  

Resident Response Center     

280 Grove Street, Rm. 106

Jersey City, NJ 07302

New locations/times added: 

Department of Health & Human Services

199 Summit Ave - Suite E1

Wednesday 10am-3pm

Pershing Field Ice Rink  

201 Central Ave 

Mon – Fri 

9am – 3:30pm 

Mary McLeod Bethune Community Center

140 Martin Luther King Drive

Monday thru Fri 8:30am – 7:30pm.  

Saturday 8:30am – 2pm 

For more information, click here.  




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