Garbage & Recycling
For missed pick-ups of garbage and/or recyclables, please call the contractors, as follows:
- Garbage and recyclables: B and B Disposal (877-465-4433)
- Yard waste and bagged leaves: Gaeta (973-278-6625)
If your scheduled pick up day falls on a holiday, your garbage / recycling will be picked up the following day.
SHRED DAY at Borough Hall on Saturday, November 7 from 9 am until 12 pm. 3 box maximum, masks worn at all times, residents only and please stay in your car, if you must get out of your car, then 6’ social distance is required.
Passaic County Solid Waste & Recycling Programs for 2021 (not yet published by County)
JANUARY 2021 Bulk Garbage Schedule
Saturday, January 2 (for Friday, January 1) = Zone 4
Tuesday, January 5 = Zone 1
Wednesday, January 6 = Zone 3
Thursday, January 7 = Zone 2
REMINDER: Yard Waste must be out before 7 am on your Collection Day. Gaeta collects from 7 am until 10:30 am. If the trucks pick up in your area and your Yard Waste was not out, the trucks will not go back for Yard Waste being put out late, for these are not ’misses’. Please hold until the next week for pick up on your day. Yard Waste should be put in barrels or brown bags only. It will not be picked up in plastic bags of any type.
RECYCLING CENTER OPEN:
Monday through Saturday, from 8:30 am until 4 pm
THERE IS NO ASSISTANCE FROM THE WORKERS. IF YOU PUT IT IN YOUR VEHICLE, YOU MUST BE ABLE TO TAKE IT OUT OF YOUR VEHICLE. OUR STAFF IS ADHERING TO THE CDC’S RECOMMENDATION OF 6’ SOCIAL DISTANCING FROM OTHERS IN ORDER TO KEEP YOU AND OUR STAFF SAFE.
ACCEPTING: tires, motor oil, pallets, carpet, propane tanks, bottles, cans, plastics, cardboard, paper, electronics, metal, hard plastic, brush, branches and yard waste. Cash only - prefer exact change. Thank you.
B&B picks up at curb plastics #1, #2, and #5, as well as cardboard and paper.
Gaeta picks up at curb yard waste and vegetation in brown bags or containers weekly - no plastic bags.
Please place items at curb night before for pickup the next morning. If items aren’t placed at curb after 7 am and B&B or Gaeta has already picked up in your area, unfortunately the company will not be able to go back. Thank you.
CONSTRUCTION & DEBRIS:
C&D will be collected at the Recycling Center 9 am - 12 noon as follows:
Saturday, January 9 & 23
Saturday, February 13 & 27
Saturday, March 13 & 27
Saturday, April 10 & 24
Saturday, May 8 & 22
Saturday, June 12 & 26
Saturday, July 10 & 24
Saturday, August 7 & 21
Saturday, September 11 & 25
Saturday, October 9 & 23
Saturday, November 13 & 27
Saturday, December 11
Forms can be found at Borough Hall (lobby).
For other questions on garbage and recycling not answered on this website, call Public Works at 973-427-5330.
Garbage / recycling information at your fingertips! You get:
- A personalized collection schedule
- Custom pickup reminders
- A "What Goes Where?" search tool
- And more!
Learn more in a Recycling Coach informational flyer (PDF).