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Zone 5 Household Debris

9/13/2019

2019 HOUSEHOLD, GARDEN DEBRIS, AND COLLECTION PROGRAM 

GRASS COLLECTION APRIL 1 - OCTOBER 25 / DEBRIS COLLECTION APRIL 1 - SEPTEMBER 13

The Township is pleased to provide a collection program for grass, garden, and household debris for residents through curbside collection and by drop off to the DMF YARD as reflected below.  It does not include garbage, recyclable materials, electronics and hazardous materials.

     CURBSIDE – EVERY WEEK

GRASS & GARDEN DEBRIS will be picked up at the curb each week in biodegradable bags or in covered containers no larger than 32 gallons.  Containers cannot weigh more than 50 lbs.  NO boxes, plastic boxes, containers without a lid, or plastic containers exceeding 50 lbs. may be used.

BRANCHES & LIMBS up to 4 inches in diameter and 4 feet in length in bundles should be neatly stacked and tied.  NO LOGS. 
 
      CURBSIDE – ONCE A MONTH

             YOUR DAYS FOR DEBRIS PICK-UP - 2019      

  APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT
Mon Zone 1 1 6 3 8 5 9
Tues Zone 2 2 7 4 9 6 10
Wed Zone 3 3 8 5 10 7 11
Thurs Zone 4 4 9 6 11 8 12
Fri Zone 5 5 10 7 12 9 13



CURBSIDE – Specially Scheduled (Call 201-664-3268)

 WHITE GOODS other than ELECTRONICS* Refrigerators, Freezers, Washers, Dryers, (with doors removed), Water Heaters, Barbeque Grills, Air Conditioners, etc. will be picked up once a month by request to the DMF.  Please do not put at the curb until a request is made and scheduled. (There is no pick up of white goods during leaf collection).
 
*ELECTRONICS can be brought to the DMF Yard area on the specially scheduled E- Recycling/Shredding Days. See link regarding Bergen County Depot here:  Computer and Electronics Recycling Depot

 
   
*DROP OFF AT DMF YARD BY PERMIT ONLY

SATURDAYS 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 TUESDAYS 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

NOTE:  Yard will be closed the week of household debris collection.  
See chart above for those dates.
  1. HOUSEHOLD debris on the following dates.  NO construction materials, household trash, electronics, recyclables or hazardous materials. No more than 10 items. Please note you may click on each Zone to view the corresponding map.
  2. BATTERIES - Auto & Dry Cell Batteries only • WASTE OIL - NO Anti-Freeze  NO Gasoline
Items eligible for curbside pickup can be brought to the DMF Yard but NO PLASTIC BAGS. Residents bringing material to the DMF yard must display their dumping permit on their vehicle or dumping will not be permitted.  Permits may be purchased from the Township Clerk at 350 Hudson Avenue, Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
 
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS including paint cans, oil containers, and propane tanks must be brought to Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. If there are any questions, you can call the BCUA Environmental Program Hotline: 201-807-5825. 

 
   

 ELECTRONICS MUST BE RECYCLED AND CANNOT BE PUT IN THE GARBAGE

 
The Bergen County Utilities Authority operates a Computer and Electronics Recycling Depot for all BERGENCOUNTY residents.  The Recycling Depot is open Monday to Friday between 8:00am and Noon.  Materials are accepted by appointment only.  Please contact the Recycle Hotline at 201-807-5825 to schedule an appointment or for more information.For more information go to: www.bcua.org

              NO WHITE GOODS OR METAL GOODS ARE TO BE BROUGHT TO THE DMF YARD

Please call the DMF garage at (201) 664-3268 for the scheduled monthly date so your address can be added to the list for white goods and metal pick up.
 There will be no white goods or metal (refrigerators, washers, dryers, water heaters, barbecue grills, air –conditioners, etc.) picked up during leaf collection.  First pickup of white goods and metal will resume after completion of leaf collection. 

For informaiton on disposing of Hazardous Waste, please call the Bergen County Utilities Authority at 201-807-5825., or visit www.bcua.org.  Examples of some common hazardous waste include:  paints, automotive products and oils, aerosols, pesticides, propane tanks, gas tanks, and flammable materials. 

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