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Update 6/25/20

Bergenfield OEM
COVID-19 UPDATE 6/25/20 6:00pm

Total cases = 939; New cases in last 24 hours = 1
Total deaths = 38; Total deaths in last 24 hours = 0

  1. 6/27: Washington Ave closed 4pm-11pm for outdoor dining.
  2. Borough parks are open for passive recreation only. Playgrounds and contact sports are not permitted in parks as per NJ Executive Order.
  3. Boro Hall open weekdays 9am-3pm by appointment only.
  4. Overnight Parking allowed until July 6.

Emergency Mayor & Council Meeting - 6/24/20 4:00PM

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Independence Day (Observed) Friday 7/3/20: DPW Garbage & Recycling Holiday Pickup Schedule

Please review your 2020 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar for the week of 6/29/20-7/3/20. The Borough is closed Friday 7/3/20 in observance of Independence Day.

PLEASE NOTE: Bulk garbage pickup is on schedule for July 2020. Bulk day pickup in your quadrant is listed on the calendar with the letter "B" in July.

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

Quadrant 1 

Quadrant 2

Quadrant 3 

Quadrant 4 

All carts, vegetative waste, and bulk must be placed at the curb before 6:00am the day of pickup, but not sooner than 6:00pm the night before pickup.

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 (pg. 2) of your 2020 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar for pictures and descriptions of the items that are accepted at the Recycling Center.

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. .

Notice to Residents - Milling on June 24, 2020

AJM CONTRACTORS IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT WITH THE BOROUGH OF BERGENFIELD TO HELP MAINTAIN TRAFFIC SAFETY IN YOUR PART OF THE COMMUNITY.

                                                 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE MILLING OF:

                                                                  E. JOHNSON AVENUE   (from N. Taylor to Martin)

                                                                  E. ENGLEWOOD AVENUE  (Entire Length)

                                                                  FOX PLACE   (from Haring to Roosevelt)

                                                                  VAN HOUTEN STREET   (from S. Demarest to S. Front)

                                                                  FROELICH STREET   (from S. Demarest to S. Front)                                                           

WILL START ON JUNE 24, 2020 (WEATHER PERMITTING)

CONSTRUCTION WORK HOURS ARE FROM 8:00 AM TO COMPLETION. ACCESS TO YOUR STREET WILL BE LIMITED DURING THIS WORK.

 THERE WILL BE SOME INCONVENIENCES THROUGH THE WORK ZONE. HOWEVER, EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO ASSURE THAT ANY AND ALL INCONVENIENCES ARE KEPT TO A MINIMUM.

 AS WITH ALL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS, PLEASE PROCEED WITH CAUTION WHILE TRAVELLING THROUGH THE WORK ZONE.

 DURING CONSTRUCTION ON-STREET PARKING ALONG YOUR STREET WILL BE PROHIBITED WHILE THIS WORK IS IN PROGRESS AND WE ARE REQUESTING RESIDENTS TO PLEASE OBSERVE THE POSTED “NO PARKING” SIGNS.

 IF YOU INTEND ON USING YOUR VEHICLE DURING THE MILLING DAY, PLEASE REMOVE IT FROM YOUR DRIVEWAY/PARKING SPACE BY 7:30 AM ON THE WORK DAY. ACCESS TO YOUR STREET WILL BE ALLOWED AT THE END OF THE DAY.

 IF WE DO NOT GET TO OR COMPLETE YOUR STREET ON THE FIRST DAY, WORK WILL BE COMPLETED ON THE NEXT DAY (WEATHER PERMITTING).

YOUR COOPERATION AND PATIENCE IS GREATLY APPRECIATED AND WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY DIFFICULTIES BROUGHT ON BY THIS WORK. IF YOU SHOULD HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO THE WORK, PLEASE CONTACT AMALIO FARRO AT 973-772-9292.

 PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE INCONVENIENCE IS TEMPORARY BUT THE IMPROVEMENTS ARE PERMANENT.

 THANK YOU,

 AJM CONTRACTORS, INC.

                                  

Update 6/22/20

Bergenfield OEM
COVID-19 UPDATE 6/22/20 9:00am

Total cases = 936*; New cases in last 24 hours = 4
Total deaths = 38; Total deaths in last 24 hours = 0

  1. Borough parks are open for passive recreation only. Playgrounds and contact sports are not permitted in parks as per NJ Executive Order.
  2. Boro Hall open weekdays 9am-3pm by appointment only.
  3. Overnight Parking allowed until July 6.
  4. Bergenfield Emergency Operations Center remains operational.

* On 6/18 there were 938 reported cases. On 6/19 6 cases were removed from the list after discovering duplicate results, making the total 932. On 6/22, 4 new cases were discovered making the total 936.

Do You Have Extra Recycling That Doesn't Fit In Your Recycling Cart?

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)
  • bottles
  • cans
  • plastics (with #1, #2 & #5 ONLY)

At the Recycling Center, ONLY the following (7) types of electronics are accepted:

  • TVs
  • computer monitors
  • computer towers/computer CPUs
  • laptops
  • tablets
  • DESKTOP printers
  • DESKTOP fax machines

NOT ACCEPTED at the Recycling Center (and not allowed in recycling carts):

  • vegetative waste (grass, branches, leaves, etc.)
  • garbage
  • bulk items
  • paint
  • chemicals
  • hazardous waste
  • tires
  • styrofoam
  • plastic bags
  • plastic wrap, plastic film
  • wrapping paper, tissue paper
  • aluminum foil
  • rocks, asphalt, bricks, concrete, stone
  • fencing
  • contractor debris
  • furniture
  • refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, ovens, hot water heaters, etc.
  • ceiling fans, floor fans, air conditioners (AC's)
  • 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
  • caps
  • hangers
  • hoses
  • flammables
  • gas cans, oil cans
  • batteries
  • 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
  • anti-freeze
  • light bulbs
  • dishes, drinking glasses, pots, pans, knives, silverware, etc.
  • toys
  • swing sets, playsets, etc.
  • bicycles, scooters, etc.
  • hard covers from books
  • plastic folders
  • pizza boxes
  • windows
  • laundry baskets
  • plastic shelves, plastic storage containers, plastic drawers, plastic tubs
  • wood
  • rope, chains, hoses
  • wires, cords, cables, speakers, mouse, keyboards
  • phones, cell phones
  • car parts
  • medication

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.

If you have any questions on how or where to dispose of an item, please call the DPW Office at 201-387-4055 option 3, Mon-Fri 7:00am-3:30pm (closed on holidays), or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Update 6/17/20

Bergenfield OEM
COVID-19 UPDATE 6/17/20 4:00pm

Total cases = 936; New cases in last 24 hours = 3
Total deaths = 38; Total deaths in last 24 hours = 0

  1. Borough parks are open for passive recreation only. Playgrounds are still closed and contact sports are not permitted in parks as per NJ Executive Order.
  2. Boro Hall open weekdays 9am-3pm by appointment only.
  3. Overnight Parking restrictions suspended until July 6.
  4. Bergenfield's Emergency Operations Center remains operational.

Update 6/15/20

Bergenfield OEM
COVID-19 UPDATE 6/15/20 4:00pm

Total cases = 931; New cases in last 24 hours = 4
Total deaths = 38; Total deaths in last 24 hours = 0

  1. Borough parks are open for passive recreation only. Playgrounds are still closed and contact sports are not permitted in parks as per NJ Executive Order.
  2. Boro Hall open weekdays 9am-3pm by appointment only.
  3. Overnight Parking restrictions suspended until July 6.
  4. Bergenfield's Emergency Operations Center remains operational.

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