Residential Trash & Recycling

Trash

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

Trash Collection Schedule

November 1st - March 31st Mondays Only
April 1st - October 31st Mondays & Thursdays
November 27th Additional Holiday Pickup
December 30th 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

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
  • 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 www.bcua.org
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Rd., Paramus
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Sunday, October 17, 2021

Bergen County Campgaw Mountain Reservation
200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Saturday, July 10, 2021
Saturday, September 11, 2021

Bergen County Utilities Authority
Foot of Empire Blvd., Moonachie
Saturday, March 6, 2021
Saturday, November 13, 2021

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 rbaroch@bcua.org or 201-807-8696.
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Rd., Paramus
Sunday, April 25, 2021
Saturday, August 7, 2021

Bergen County Campgaw Mountain Reservation
200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah
June 5, 2021
October 3, 2021