Residential Trash & Recycling

Trash

  • No grass clippings
  • No leaf bags
  • No branches
  • No refrigerators
  • No air conditioners
  • No electronics
November 1st - March 31st Mondays Only
April 1st - October 31st Mondays & Thursdays
Additional Holiday Pickup Thanksgiving Week - Nov 20th & 24th
Christmas Week - Dec 26th & 28th

Rear-Yard Collection

  • Residential Mixed Refuse (no recyclables)
  • Must be bagged and placed in an appropriate receptacle

Curbside Collection Only

  • Household trash* such as furniture and other non-recyclable items
  • Place at curbside no later than 6:00am on pick-up day

* No construction debris, commercial trash/material, or recyclable material will be accepted as trash by the contracted vendor

Co-Mingle

Bottles and Cans (Co-mingled)

  • NO PLASTIC BAGS, dry cleaner plastic, or other types of film
  • All bottles and cans need to be rinsed
  • Only plastics with the numbers 1, 2, or 5 in a triangle can be recycled (ex: shampoo bottles, milk jugs, etc.)
  • NO POLYSTYRENE (STYROFOAM)

Cardboard and Co-mingles will be picked up separately on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month

Electronics

  • Bring to Bergen County Utilities Authority
  • Attend the County electronics events
  • For additional information call 201-807-5825 or visit www.bcua.org

Leaves and Grass

  • BUNDLES of twigs and branches (2 inches in diameter)
  • No more than 4 ft. in length bundled
  • No plastic bags, no buckets, barrels, pails, or cans
  • BROWN BAGS ONLY

Leaves and grass will be picked up every Wednesday beginning on April 5th and ending on December 27th

Christmas Trees

  • every Wednesday in January, weather permitting.
  • No wires, lights, plastic bags, ornaments, or tree tops

White Goods

First Wednesday of every month - Call DPW for more information

  • No refrigerators or freezers at the curb without an appointment
  • No air conditioners at the curb without an appointment
  • Call the DPW at 201-440-3283 to schedule and appointment

Household Hazardous Waste

  • Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) sponsors several collections throughout the year for Bergen County residents.
  • For dates, locations and acceptable material, call 201-807-5825 or log onto www.bcua.org