Now that spring is here, we have a few reminders for you. Grass and garden debris will be collected curbside on Wednesday, March through November. It must be placed in barrels no larger than 30 gallons and placed at the curb prior to 7:00 AM on Wednesday. NO PLASTIC BAGS. Branches must be less than 4 feet in length, tied and bundled, and placed at the curb. NO PLASTIC BAGS or LOOSE BRANCHES. Residents may also bring their garden debris to the DPW yard. The yard is located at 325 Piermont Rd. and is open Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM and Saturdays, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
In addition, we would like to remind you that metal will be picked up the first Friday of every month. This pickup is by appointment only. You must call the DPW at 201-567-2184 to let us know that you will be putting metal out for collection. Metal includes all household appliances including air conditioners and hot water heaters. When installing a hot water heater you must obtain a plumbing permit. A new hot water heater must be inspected before the old one will be collected. Refrigerator doors must be removed before placing at the curb.
The Bergen County Utilities Authority will be sponsoring 8 household hazardous waste collection events and 4 tire, computer/electronics collection and shredding events in 2017.