The Borough of Bergenfield has a contactless drop-off Recycling Center!
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-3:00PM / Sat 9:00AM-1:00PM / Sun 1:00PM-4:00PM (Closed on Holidays)
Location: 198 N. Washington Ave, behind the DPW building (the DPW building is the building behind Borough Hall)
Containers at the Recycling Center are labeled - please separate your recyclable items & place them in the proper container.
ONLY these recyclable items are accepted at the Recycling Center (clean, empty & dry):
- gable-topped cartons
- paper, including shredded paper (shredded paper does NOT go in the recycling carts)
- newspaper, magazines, junk mail (NO plastic window envelopes)
- cardboard (flattened)
- plastics (with #1, #2 & #5 ONLY)
At the Recycling Center, ONLY the following (7) types of electronics are accepted:
- computer monitors
- computer towers/computer CPUs
- DESKTOP printers
- DESKTOP fax machines
NOT ACCEPTED at the Recycling Center (and not allowed in recycling carts):
- vegetative waste (grass, branches, leaves, etc.)
- bulk items
- hazardous waste
- plastic bags
- plastic wrap, plastic film
- wrapping paper, tissue paper
- aluminum foil
- rocks, asphalt, bricks, concrete, stone
- contractor debris
- refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, ovens, hot water heaters, etc.
- ceiling fans, floor fans, air conditioners
- clothing, shoes, linens, bedding, pillows, etc.
- plastic containers #1, #2, #5 larger than 5-gallons
- any type of flower pot (clay, plastic, etc.)
- food, liquid
- gas cans, oil cans
- vacuum cleaners, grills, pressure washers, microwaves, toaster ovens, etc.
- VCR's, DVD players, radios, CD players, tape players, gaming systems, etc.
- scrap metal
- fire extinguishers
- propane tanks, aerosol cans, any pressurized container
- light bulbs
- dishes, drinking glasses, pots, pans, knives, silverware, etc.
- swing sets, playsets, etc.
- bicycles, scooters, etc.
- hard covers from books
- plastic folders
- pizza boxes
- laundry baskets
- plastic shelves, plastic storage containers, plastic drawers, plastic tubs
- rope, chains, hoses
- wires, cords, cables, speakers, mouse, keyboards
- phones, cell phones
- car parts
For BCUA (County) Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and Recycling Events throughout the year, please CLICK HERE.
Please check your pick-up schedule calendar for materials that the Bergenfield DPW collects curbside, by clicking HERE.