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Update to Garbage Pick Up

Please note that there will be construction on Hickory Ave the week of August 1, 2022. To ensure your garbage, recycling, and vegetative waste is picked up, please be sure to have all collections at the curb by 6:00am the day of pick up.

 

If you have any questions, please call the DPW office at 201-387-4055, opt 3.  

Quadrant 4 (Southwest) Bulk Pickup Wednesday, July 27th, 2022

There is a bulk pick-up in Quadrant 4 (Southwest) Wednesday, July 27th, 2022.

Bulk garbage pick-up is on schedule for all quadrants as listed on the 2022 Garbage & Recycling pickup schedule calendars. Please reference your 2022 pickup schedule calendar for the bulk (B) pick up day in your quadrant. 2022 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendars may be found by clicking HERE.

 

As a reminder, please note:

-Bulk pickup is for residential purposes only.

-The DPW does NOT pick up contractor debris, concrete, bricks, asphalt, rocks, mortar, stone, cultured stone or any stone-like material, wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, TV's, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPU's, laptops, tablets, printers or fax machines. 

-The limit per bulk day is 4 pieces of household furniture, 2 household appliances (ex. air conditioning (AC) unit), oven, washer, dryer, refrigerator - (DOORS MUST BE OFF), and 1 carpet or rug that does not exceed 12 feet in length and/or 1 foot in diameter (including the pad) or a mixture of fragments from carpet or rug of said size. The DPW will not collect carpets removed professionally. 

-Water heater must have borough-issued inspection sticker on them, or they will not be picked up. Please call the Building Department to schedule an inspection, 201-387-4055, option 4.

-Bulk may not be place at the curb any earlier than 6:00pm the night before scheduled bulk pick-up days. Bulk must be ready no later than 6:00am on the scheduled day of the bulk pick-up.

-There is a bulk pick-up on scheduled bulk pick-up days only. There are no special pick-ups. Please reference your 2022 pickup schedule calendar for the bulk (B) pickup day in your quadrant by clicking HERE.

-Please take the following items to a BCUA collection event: wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, electronics. For 2022 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and BCUA 2022 Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/ Mobile Paper Shredding/ Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times & list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-The DPW does NOT collect brick, mortar, stone, concrete, cultured stone, or any stone-like material: the homeowner must dispose of these privately. All bulk refuse generated by a private contractor (contractor debris), or trade waste generated by any business, shall be removed at their own expense and risk.

-The following electronics ONLY are accepted at the Bergenfield Recycling Center: TV's, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPU's, laptops, tablets, printers & fax machines. The Bergenfield Recycling Center is now located at the old Hockey Courts, on Twin Boro Ln. (by the old swim club). The Bergenfield Recycling Center hours are Mon-Fri 8:00am-3:00pm, Sat 9:00am-1:00pm, Sun 1:00pm-4:00pm (closed on holidays).

-PAINT must be dried solid and put out at the curb on bulk (B) pickup days ONLY with the lid off. Wet paint must be taken by the resident to a BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event. For 2022 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events & BCUA 2022 Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/Mobile Paper Shredding/ Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times & list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-Vegetative waste (grass, leaves, shrubs, branches, yard waste) is NOT collected on bulk days. Please reference your 2022 pickup schedule calendar for the vegetative waste (V) pick up day in your quadrant.

-For reference: Ord. No. 17-2517

If you have any questions, please call the DPW office at 201-387-4055, option 3, Mon-Fri 7:00am-3:30pm (except for holidays as marked on your 2022 pickup schedule calendar) or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To add your cell phone and/or home number to the Borough's "robo call" important announcement phone call list, please email your name, address and phone number to the Bergenfield Office of Emergency Management (OEM) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Employment Opportunity - Clerical Staff

FULL-TIME BUILDING DEPT. CLERICAL – BERGENFIELD BOROUGH, BERGEN COUNTY

The Borough of Bergenfield is seeking a Full Time Clerical Staff Employee in the Building Department. Position is the main point of contact for Building Department with responsibilities to include receiving, processing, and assisting in the issuance of Construction Permits, data entry, receipt of payments, scheduling of inspections and general clerical work. Candidate must possess strong organizational, customer service, and communication skills. Three (3) years of clerical experience in a Building Department and DCA Certificate preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and experience with GovPilot platform is a plus. The Borough of Bergenfield is and equal opportunity employer. Interest candidates please E-mail cover letter and resume by August 5, 2022, to Borough Administrator Corey Gallo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Employment Opportunity - Public Health Nurse

FULL-TIME PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE – BERGENFIELD BOROUGH, BERGEN COUNTY.  

The Borough of Bergenfield is seeking a Full-time nurse (35 HRs/week) benefits included (NJ License Required). Under the direction of the Health Officer, the public health nurse provides preventive adult and pediatric care clinics, immunizations, is in charge of the planning, organization, coordination, and implementation of the approved public health nursing services to the community. Serve the public health needs of the community by investigating reports of communicable diseases. The Borough of Bergenfield is and Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested candidates can send a cover letter and resume via email to Borough Administrator Corey Gallo This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or obtain an application at Health Department at Borough Hall located at 198 N. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield NJ 07621. Application deadline is September 30, 2022

 

 

PART-TIME PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE – BERGENFIELD BOROUGH , BERGEN COUNTY.

The Borough of Bergenfield is seeking a part-time nurse (28 HRs/week) (NJ License Required). Under the direction of the Health Officer, the public health nurse provides preventive adult and pediatric care clinics, immunizations, is in charge of the planning, organization, coordination, and implementation of the approved public health nursing services to the community. Serve the public health needs of the community by investigating reports of communicable diseases. The Borough of Bergenfield is and Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested candidates can send a cover letter and resume via email to Borough Administrator Corey Gallo This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or obtain an application at Health Department at Borough Hall located at 198 N. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield NJ 07621. Application deadline is September 30, 2022

Quadrant 3 (Southeast) Bulk Pickup Wednesday, July 20th, 2022

There is a bulk pick-up in Quadrant 3 (Southeast) Wednesday, July 20th, 2022.

Bulk garbage pick-up is on schedule for all quadrants as listed on the 2022 Garbage & Recycling pickup schedule calendars. Please reference your 2022 pickup schedule calendar for the bulk (B) pick up day in your quadrant. 2022 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendars may be found by clicking HERE.

 

As a reminder, please note:

-Bulk pickup is for residential purposes only. 

-The DPW does NOT pick up contractor debris, concrete, bricks, asphalt, rocks, mortar, stone, cultured stone or any stone-like material, wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, TV's, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPU's, laptops, tablets, printers or fax machines.

-The limit per bulk day is 4 pieces of household furniture, 2 household appliances (ex. air conditioning (AC) unit, oven, washer, dryer, refrigerator - (DOORS MUST BE OFF), and 1 carpet or rug that does not exceed 12 feet in length and/or 1 foot in diameter (including the pad) or a mixture of fragments from carpet or rug of said size. The DPW will not collect carpets removed professionally. 

-Water heater must have a borough-issued inspection sticker on them, or they will not be picked up. Please call the Building Department to schedule an inspection: 201-387-4055, option 4.

-Bulk may not be placed at the curb any earlier than 6:00pm the night before scheduled bulk pick-up days. Bulk must be ready no later than 6:00am on the scheduled day of the bulk pick-up.

-There is a bulk pick-up on scheduled bulk pick-up days only. There are no special pick-ups. Please reference your 2022 pickup schedule calendar for the bulk (B) pickup day in your quadrant by clicking HERE.

-Please take the following items to a BCUA collection event: wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, electronics. For 2022 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events  BCUA 2022 Tire Recycling/ Electronics Recycling/ Mobile Paper Shredding/ Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times & list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-The DPW does NOT collect brick, mortar, stone, concrete, cultured stone, or any stone-like material: the homeowner must dispose of these privately. All bulk refuse generated by a private contractor (contractor debris), or trade waster generated by any business, shall be removed at their own expense and risk.

-The following electronics ONLY are accepted at the Bergenfield Recycling Center: TV's, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPU's, laptops, tablets, printers & fax machines. The Bergenfield Recycling Center is now located at the old Hockey Courts, on Twin Boro Ln. (by the old swim club). The Bergenfield Recycling Center hours are Mon-Fri 8:00am-3:00pm, Sat 9:00am-1:00pm, Sun 1:00pm-4:00pm (closed on holidays).

-PAINT must be dried solid and put out at the curb on bulk (B) pickup days ONLY with the lid off. Wet paint must be taken by the resident to a BCUA Household Hazardous Waster Collection Event. For 2022 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events & BCUA 2022 Tire Recycling/Electronics/ Mobile Paper Shredding/ Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times & list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-Vegetative waste (grass, leaves, shrubs, branches yard waste) is NOT collected on bulk days. Please reference your 2022 pickup schedule calendar for the vegetative waste (V) pick up day in your quadrant.

-For reference: Ord. No. 17-2517

If you have any questions, please call the DPW office at 201-387-4055, option 3, Mon-Fri 7:00am-3:30pm (except for holidays as marked on your 2022 pick up schedule calendar) or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To add your cell phone and/or home number to the Borough's "robo call" important announcement phone call list, please email your name, address, and phone number to the Bergenfield Office of Emergency Management (OEM) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

BCUA (County) Recycling Event

Saturday 7/16/2022

9:00am-3:00pm (rain or shine)

Bergen County Campgaw

200 Campgaw Road

Mahwah, NJ

 

For 2022 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection and 2022 BCUA Recycling Collection events with locations, dates, times & list of accepted items, click HERE.

 

Quadrant 2 (Northwest) Bulk Pickup Wednesday 7/13/2022

There is a bulk pick-up in Quadrant 2 (Northwest) Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

Bulk garbage pick-up is on schedule for all quadrants as listed on the 2022 Garbage & Recycling pickup schedule calendars. Please reference your 2022 pickup schedule calendar for the bulk (B) pick up day in your quadrant. 2022 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendars may be found by clicking HERE.

 

As a reminder, please note:

-Bulk pickup is for residential purposes only.

-The DPW does NOT pick up contractor debris, concrete, bricks, asphalt, rocks, mortar, stone, cultured stone, or any stone-like material, wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, TV's, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPU's, laptops, tablets, printers or fax machines.

-The limit per bulk day is 4 pieces of household furniture, 2 household appliances (ex. air conditioning (AC) unit, oven, washer, dryer, refrigerator - (DOORS MUST BE OFF), and 1 carpet or rug that does not exceed 12 feet in length and/or 1 foot in diameter (including the pad) or a mixture of fragments from carpet or rug of said size. The DPW will not collect carpets removed professionally.

-Water heaters must have a borough-issued inspection sticker on them, or they will not be picked up. Please call the Building Department to schedule an inspection: 201-387-4055, option 4.

-Bulk may not be placed at the curb any earlier than 6:00pm the night before scheduled bulk pick-up days. Bulk must be ready no later than 6:00am on the scheduled day of the bulk pick-up.

-There is a bulk pick-up on scheduled bulk pick-up days only. There are no special pick-ups. Please reference your 2022 pickup schedule calendar for the bulk (B) pickup day in your quadrant by clicking HERE.

-Please take the following items to a BCUA collection event: wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicles batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, electronics. For 2022 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events & BCUA 2022 Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times & list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-The DPW does NOT collect brick, mortar, stone, concrete, cultured stone, or any stone-like material: the homeowner must dispose of these privately. All bulk refuse generated by a private contractor (contractor debris), or trade waste generated by any business, shall be removed at their own expensive and risk.

-The following electronics ONLY are accepted at the Bergenfield Recycling Center: TV's, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPU's, laptops, tablets, printers & fax machines. The Bergenfield Recycling Center is now located at the old Hockey Courts, on Twin Boro Ln. (by the old swim club). The Bergenfield Recycling Center hours are Mon-Fri 8:00am-3:00pm, Sat 9:00am-1:00pm, Sun 1:00pm-4:00pm (closed on holidays).

-PAINT must be dried solid and put out a the curb on bulk (B) pickup days ONLY with the lid off. Wet paint must be taken by the resident to a BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event. For 2022 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events & BCUA 2022 Tire Recycling/Electronics/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times & list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-Vegetative waste (grass, leaves, shrubs, branches, yard waste) is NOT collected on bulk days. Please reference your 2022 pickup schedule calendar for the vegetative waste (V) pick up day in your quadrant.

-For reference: Ord. No. 17-2517

If you have any questions, please call the DPW office at 201-387-4055, option 3, Mon-Fri 7:00am-3:30pm (except for holidays as marked on your 2022 pick up schedule calendar) or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To add your cell phone and/or home number to the Borough's "robo call" important announcement phone call list, please email your name, address, and phone number to the Bergenfield Office of Emergency Management (OEM) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Mayor Amatorio Welcomes New Bakery

Mayor Arvin Amatorio & Councilman Rivera recently took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new La Rancherita Bakery located at 181 North Washington Avenue in Bergenfield.

 

La Rancherita is a Mexican Bakery that serves breakfast and lunch menu including Tamales, Tacos, Quesadillas, Burritos, and weekend specials. They also make various desserts such as cookies, breads, flan and Tres Leches. 

 

For more info follow them on Facebook or Instagram, visit them or for takeout orders call 201-428-2664.

 

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