Residential Trash & Recycling


  • No grass clippings
  • No leaf bags
  • No branches
  • No refrigerators or freezers
  • No air conditioners
  • No tires
  • No electronics

Trash Collection Schedule

March 31st - November 1st Mondays Only
April 1st - October 31st Mondays & Thursdays
November 29th Additional Holiday Pickup
December 26th Additional Holiday Pickup

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


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.)

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


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

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
  • Bags are available at the Town Hall

Leaves and grass will be picked up every Wednesday, weather permitting.

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

Computer/Electronics Recycling, Tire Recycling & Paper Shredding Events

  • Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) sponsors several collections throughout the year for Bergen County residents. See below for locations and dates
  • If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Richard Baroch at or 201-807-8696.
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Rd., Paramus
Sunday, April 7,2019
Saturday, August 17, 2019

Bergen County Campgaw Mountain Reservation
200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019