DPW 35 Russell Ave
Weekdays 7am-3pm  / Saturdays 9am-1pm

Paper Shredding at OT DPW
BCUA website:  www.bcua.org

October 05, 2019    9am - 1pm at OT DPW
Various BCUA Locations CLICK HERE

Scrap Iron/White Goods Call DPW 201-664-4438
or bring to the DPW 

Call  DPW 201-664-4438

Clothing DPW - Clothing Bin


Oil and Oil Filters
Car  Batteries
See an employee at the DPW
Co-mingled/Paper Cardboard Curb or bring to the DPW
Brush/Branch Clippings Call DPW 201-664-4438
Store Plastic Bags Local Grocery Store
Household Hazardous Waste
(pesticides, paint, etc.)
Household Hazardous Waste Collections
See the BCUA Website


For further information about recycling, email or call (201-664-4438) the DPW.

For additional information link to websites:     
RECYCLINGNJ.com - click here
earth911.com - click here


A message to Homeowners from NJ Clean Energy Program - For more information CLICK HERE


IMPORTANT D.E.P. Recycling Info.

Recycling Economics - click here
Recycling Grass & Leaves - click here
Recycling Plastic bags - click here
Recycling Tips - click here

Recyclables are picked up curbside on Wed. by 7am on day of pick up.

GLASS BOTTLES The 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month - commingled  (clear, green, and brown), aluminum tin cans and plastic containers (type 1 and 2 plastic, as noted on bottom of container in triangle). Items must be rinsed out and put in a reusable container that weighs no more than 50lbs.

NEWSPAPERS & JUNK MAIL The 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month (no pick ups on the 5th Wed. of the month). Items may be tied in bundles, in paper grocery bags or in reusable containers not more than 50lbs. Do not place any items in plastic bags. 

RECYLCE CENTER LOCATION  DPW Garage Russell Ave. Open Mon.- Fri., 7am until 3pm, and 9am until 1pm on Saturday (except holidays). In addition to those items picked up curbside, the center accepts cardboard (flattened), used motor oil, car tires, and used clothing. Please bring only those items designated for recycling and place them in the appropriate container. Do NOT place plastic bags in with your recyclables.  Use the curbside pickup whenever possible to prevent an overflow situation at the DPW yard.

We do not accept garbage, construction debris, paint, chemicals, etc. Violators will be prosecuted. If you have any questions as to what is acceptable or where you may dispose of items, please refer to your recycling bulletin or call 201- 664-4438. For additional information on hazardous waste, such as paints, varnishes, chemicals, propane cylinders, etc. contact Bergen County's Household Hazardous Waste Program at 201-807-5825 or the paint recycling hotline at 201-807-8696.  Or on the web at www.njhazwaste.com


Bergen County Utilities Authority BCUA    click here

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule click here 



Refrigerators, stoves, water heaters and other metal items are picked up on Wednesday's. Call 201-664-4438 to arrange for pick up. Be sure to remove the doors from refrigerators & freezers.

Couches and other types of furniture are picked up by your garbage contractor, contact them directly regarding these items.

Additional information