198 N. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 | 201-387-4055


DPW Notices & Announcements

Thanksgiving Day 11/26/20 & Day After 11/27/20: DPW Garbage & Recycling Holiday Pickup Schedule

Please review your 2020 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar for changes in the pickup schedule during the week of 11/23/20-11/27/20. The Borough Hall Offices and the DPW are closed Thursday 11/26/20 & Friday 11/27/20 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday and the day after Thanksgiving. Changes in pickup schedule are highlighted in yellow on the garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar.

IMPORTANT: There is a garbage pickup on Friday 11/27/20 for Quadrant 2 and for Quadrant 4, and there is a garbage pickup on Saturday 11/28/20 for Quadrant 1 and for Quadrant 3, in order to allow for 2 garbage pickups in each quadrant for the week of 11/23-11/27/20, as the Borough is closed Thursday 11/26/20 & Friday 11/27/20. Garbage pickup days are marked with the green letter "G" on the pickup schedule calendar. Please review the pickup schedule calendar (front, page 1) and the garbage & recycling guidelines (back, page 2).

To view your quadrant's 2020 pickup schedule calendar, please click your quadrant's calendar link below:

Quadrant 1 

Quadrant 2

Quadrant 3 

Quadrant 4 

All garbage & recycling carts must be placed at the curb before 6:00am the day of pickup, but not sooner than 6:00pm the night before pickup.

Leaf season collection: 12/4/20 is the last day that residents may put their leaves out in piles at the curb. Please check the news section of the Borough website for "Daily Leaf Collection Updates," to find out the area where the DPW leaf collection crews will be collecting leaves each day: www.bergenfield.com

The Recycling Center at 198 N. Washington Ave, behind the DPW building, is open regular hours (closed on holidays): Mon-Fri 8:00am-3:00pm, Sat 9:00am-1:00pm, Sun 1:00pm-4:00pm. Please see the back (page 2) of your 2020 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar for pictures and descriptions of the items that are accepted at the Recycling Center, or review the information on the DPW section of the Borough website by clicking HERE.

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 2020 pickup schedule calendar), or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .