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News from the Bergenfield Department of Public Works

DPW Garbage & Recycling Holiday Pickup Schedule: Week of 2/19/24

Please review your 2024 Garbage & Recycling pick up schedule calendar for the changes in the pick up schedule during the week of 2/19/24 to 2/23/24. The Borough Hall Offices and the DPW will be closed on Monday, February 19th in observance of President's Day. Changes in the pick up schedule are highlighted in yellow on the garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar.

To view your quadrant's 2024 Garbage & Recycling pickup schedule, please click your quadrant's calendar link below:

Quadrant 1(Northeast)

Quadrant 2(Northwest)

Quadrant 3(Southeast)

Quadrant 4(Sourthwest)

Quadrant 4 (Southwest) Bulk Pickup Wednesday 2/7/24

There is a bulk pick-up in Quadrant 4 (Southwest) Wednesday, February 7st, 2024.

Bulk garbage pickup is on schedule for all quadrants as listed on the 2024 Garbage & Recycling Pickup schedule calendars. Please reference your 2024 pickup calendar to the (B) pick up in your quadrant. 2024 garbage & recycling calendar can be found by clicking HERE.

As a reminder, please note:

 

-Bulk pickup is for residential purposes ONLY.

-The DPW does NOT pick up contractor debris, concrete, bricks, asphalt, rocks, mortar, stone, cultured stone or any stone-like materials, wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, TVs, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPUs, laptops, tablets, printers or fax machines.

-The limit per bulk day is 4 pieces of household furniture, 2 household appliances (ex. air conditioning (AC) unit), oven, washer, dryer, refrigerator (DOOR MUST BE OFF), and 1 carpet or rug that does not exceed 12 feet in length and/or 1 foot in diameter (including the pad) or a mixture of fragments from carpet or rug of said size. The DPW will not collect carpet removed professionally. 

-Water heaters must have borough-issued inspection stickers on them, or they will not be picked up. Please call the Building Department to schedule an inspection, 201-387-4055, option 4.

-Bulk may not be placed at the curb any earlier than 6:00pm the night before the scheduled bulk pick-up days. Bulk must be ready no later than 6:00am on the schedule day of the bulk pick-up.

-There is a bulk pick-up on scheduled bulk pick-up days ONLY. There are no special pick-ups. Please reference your 2024 pickup schedule calendar for the bulk (B) pickup day in your quadrant by clicking HERE.

-Please take the following items to a BCUA collection event: wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, and electronics. For 2024 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and BCUA 2024 Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times and list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-The DPW does NOT collect bricks, mortar, stone, concrete, cultured stone, or any stone-like materials: the homeowner must dispose of these privately. All bulk refuse generated by a private contractor (construction debris), or trade waste generated by any business, shall be removed at their own expense and risk. 

-The following electronics ONLY are accepted at the Bergenfield DPW building: TVs, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPUs, laptops, tablets, printers, and fax machines. The Bergenfield DPW is located at 198 N. Washington Ave, Bergenfield. Office hours are Mon-Fri 7:30am-3:00pm. The electronic drop off is closed on weekends and holidays. 

-PAINT must be dried solid and put out at the curb for bulk (B) pickup days ONLY with the lid off. Wet paint must be taken by the resident to a BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event. For 2024 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and BCUA 2024 Tire Recycling/Electronics/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times and list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-Vegetative waste (grass, leaves, shrubs, branches, yard waste) is NOT collected on bulk days. Please reference your 2024 pickup schedule calendar for the vegetative waste (V) pick up day in your quadrant. 

-For reference: Ord. No. 17-2517

*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 2024 pickup schedule calendar) or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To add your cell phone and/or home number to the Borough's "robo call" important announcement phone call list, please email your name, address and phone number to the Bergenfield Office of Emergency Management (OEM) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Quadrant 3 (Southeast) Bulk Pickup Wednesday 1/31/24

There is a bulk pick-up in Quadrant 3 (Southeast) Wednesday, January 31st, 2024.

Bulk garbage pickup is on schedule for all quadrants as listed on the 2024 Garbage & Recycling Pickup schedule calendars. Please reference your 2024 pickup calendar to the (B) pick up in your quadrant. 2024 garbage & recycling calendar can be found by clicking HERE.

As a reminder, please note:

 

-Bulk pickup is for residential purposes ONLY.

-The DPW does NOT pick up contractor debris, concrete, bricks, asphalt, rocks, mortar, stone, cultured stone or any stone-like materials, wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, TVs, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPUs, laptops, tablets, printers or fax machines.

-The limit per bulk day is 4 pieces of household furniture, 2 household appliances (ex. air conditioning (AC) unit), oven, washer, dryer, refrigerator (DOOR MUST BE OFF), and 1 carpet or rug that does not exceed 12 feet in length and/or 1 foot in diameter (including the pad) or a mixture of fragments from carpet or rug of said size. The DPW will not collect carpet removed professionally. 

-Water heaters must have borough-issued inspection stickers on them, or they will not be picked up. Please call the Building Department to schedule an inspection, 201-387-4055, option 4.

-Bulk may not be placed at the curb any earlier than 6:00pm the night before the scheduled bulk pick-up days. Bulk must be ready no later than 6:00am on the schedule day of the bulk pick-up.

-There is a bulk pick-up on scheduled bulk pick-up days ONLY. There are no special pick-ups. Please reference your 2024 pickup schedule calendar for the bulk (B) pickup day in your quadrant by clicking HERE.

-Please take the following items to a BCUA collection event: wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, and electronics. For 2024 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and BCUA 2024 Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times and list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-The DPW does NOT collect bricks, mortar, stone, concrete, cultured stone, or any stone-like materials: the homeowner must dispose of these privately. All bulk refuse generated by a private contractor (construction debris), or trade waste generated by any business, shall be removed at their own expense and risk. 

-The following electronics ONLY are accepted at the Bergenfield DPW building: TVs, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPUs, laptops, tablets, printers, and fax machines. The Bergenfield DPW is located at 198 N. Washington Ave, Bergenfield. Office hours are Mon-Fri 7:30am-3:00pm. The electronic drop off is closed on weekends and holidays. 

-PAINT must be dried solid and put out at the curb for bulk (B) pickup days ONLY with the lid off. Wet paint must be taken by the resident to a BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event. For 2024 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and BCUA 2024 Tire Recycling/Electronics/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times and list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-Vegetative waste (grass, leaves, shrubs, branches, yard waste) is NOT collected on bulk days. Please reference your 2024 pickup schedule calendar for the vegetative waste (V) pick up day in your quadrant. 

-For reference: Ord. No. 17-2517

*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 2024 pickup schedule calendar) or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To add your cell phone and/or home number to the Borough's "robo call" important announcement phone call list, please email your name, address and phone number to the Bergenfield Office of Emergency Management (OEM) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Quadrant 2 (Northwest) Bulk Pickup Wednesday 1/24/24

There is a bulk pick-up in Quadrant 2 (Northwest) Wednesday, January 24th, 2024.

Bulk garbage pickup is on schedule for all quadrants as listed on the 2024 Garbage & Recycling Pickup schedule calendars. Please reference your 2024 pickup calendar to the (B) pick up in your quadrant. 2024 garbage & recycling calendar can be found by clicking HERE.

As a reminder, please note:

 

-Bulk pickup is for residential purposes ONLY.

-The DPW does NOT pick up contractor debris, concrete, bricks, asphalt, rocks, mortar, stone, cultured stone or any stone-like materials, wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, TVs, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPUs, laptops, tablets, printers or fax machines.

-The limit per bulk day is 4 pieces of household furniture, 2 household appliances (ex. air conditioning (AC) unit), oven, washer, dryer, refrigerator (DOOR MUST BE OFF), and 1 carpet or rug that does not exceed 12 feet in length and/or 1 foot in diameter (including the pad) or a mixture of fragments from carpet or rug of said size. The DPW will not collect carpet removed professionally. 

-Water heaters must have borough-issued inspection stickers on them, or they will not be picked up. Please call the Building Department to schedule an inspection, 201-387-4055, option 4.

-Bulk may not be placed at the curb any earlier than 6:00pm the night before the scheduled bulk pick-up days. Bulk must be ready no later than 6:00am on the schedule day of the bulk pick-up.

-There is a bulk pick-up on scheduled bulk pick-up days ONLY. There are no special pick-ups. Please reference your 2024 pickup schedule calendar for the bulk (B) pickup day in your quadrant by clicking HERE.

-Please take the following items to a BCUA collection event: wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, and electronics. For 2024 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and BCUA 2024 Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times and list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-The DPW does NOT collect bricks, mortar, stone, concrete, cultured stone, or any stone-like materials: the homeowner must dispose of these privately. All bulk refuse generated by a private contractor (construction debris), or trade waste generated by any business, shall be removed at their own expense and risk. 

-The following electronics ONLY are accepted at the Bergenfield DPW building: TVs, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPUs, laptops, tablets, printers, and fax machines. The Bergenfield DPW is located at 198 N. Washington Ave, Bergenfield. Office hours are Mon-Fri 7:30am-3:00pm. The electronic drop off is closed on weekends and holidays. 

-PAINT must be dried solid and put out at the curb for bulk (B) pickup days ONLY with the lid off. Wet paint must be taken by the resident to a BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event. For 2024 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and BCUA 2024 Tire Recycling/Electronics/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times and list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-Vegetative waste (grass, leaves, shrubs, branches, yard waste) is NOT collected on bulk days. Please reference your 2024 pickup schedule calendar for the vegetative waste (V) pick up day in your quadrant. 

-For reference: Ord. No. 17-2517

*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 2024 pickup schedule calendar) or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To add your cell phone and/or home number to the Borough's "robo call" important announcement phone call list, please email your name, address and phone number to the Bergenfield Office of Emergency Management (OEM) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Quadrant 1 (Northeast) Bulk Pickup Wednesday 1/10/24

There is a bulk pick-up in Quadrant 1 (Northeast) Wednesday, January 10th, 2024.

Bulk garbage pickup is on schedule for all quadrants as listed on the 2024 Garbage & Recycling Pickup schedule calendars. Please reference your 2024 pickup calendar to the (B) pick up in your quadrant. 2024 garbage & recycling calendar can be found by clicking HERE.

As a reminder, please note:

-Bulk pickup is for residential purposes ONLY.

-The DPW does NOT pick up contractor debris, concrete, bricks, asphalt, rocks, mortar, stone, cultured stone or any stone-like materials, wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, TVs, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPUs, laptops, tablets, printers or fax machines.

-The limit per bulk day is 4 pieces of household furniture, 2 household appliances (ex. air conditioning (AC) unit), oven, washer, dryer, refrigerator (DOOR MUST BE OFF), and 1 carpet or rug that does not exceed 12 feet in length and/or 1 foot in diameter (including the pad) or a mixture of fragments from carpet or rug of said size. The DPW will not collect carpet removed professionally. 

-Water heaters must have borough-issued inspection stickers on them, or they will not be picked up. Please call the Building Department to schedule an inspection, 201-387-4055, option 4.

-Bulk may not be placed at the curb any earlier than 6:00pm the night before the scheduled bulk pick-up days. Bulk must be ready no later than 6:00am on the schedule day of the bulk pick-up.

-There is a bulk pick-up on scheduled bulk pick-up days ONLY. There are no special pick-ups. Please reference your 2024 pickup schedule calendar for the bulk (B) pickup day in your quadrant by clicking HERE.

-Please take the following items to a BCUA collection event: wet paint, chemicals, tires, fluorescent lightbulbs, vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, propane/fuel tanks, fire extinguishers, and electronics. For 2024 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and BCUA 2024 Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times and list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-The DPW does NOT collect bricks, mortar, stone, concrete, cultured stone, or any stone-like materials: the homeowner must dispose of these privately. All bulk refuse generated by a private contractor (construction debris), or trade waste generated by any business, shall be removed at their own expense and risk. 

-The following electronics ONLY are accepted at the Bergenfield DPW building: TVs, computer monitors, computer towers/computer CPUs, laptops, tablets, printers, and fax machines. The Bergenfield DPW is located at 198 N. Washington Ave, Bergenfield. Office hours are Mon-Fri 7:30am-3:00pm. The electronic drop off is closed on weekends and holidays. 

-PAINT must be dried solid and put out at the curb for bulk (B) pickup days ONLY with the lid off. Wet paint must be taken by the resident to a BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event. For 2024 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and BCUA 2024 Tire Recycling/Electronics/Mobile Paper Shredding/Unwanted Medication Collection Event locations, dates, times and list of accepted items, please click HERE.

-Vegetative waste (grass, leaves, shrubs, branches, yard waste) is NOT collected on bulk days. Please reference your 2024 pickup schedule calendar for the vegetative waste (V) pick up day in your quadrant. 

-For reference: Ord. No. 17-2517

*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 2024 pickup schedule calendar) or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To add your cell phone and/or home number to the Borough's "robo call" important announcement phone call list, please email your name, address and phone number to the Bergenfield Office of Emergency Management (OEM) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Friday (12/8/23)-Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today, (12/8/23), the DPW leaf crews collected at the following:

West side of Borough, from Schoolcraft Rd to Anderson Ave.   

East side of Borough, from Porter Ave to Highland Ave.       

Monday, (12/11/23), the DPW leaf collection crews will continue in the following areas:

West side of Borough, from West Clinton Ave moving North. 

East side of Borough, from Brook Street to Smith St, moving South.  

 

Please remove cars from the streets that the DPW leaf crews are working on so that they can clear the leaf piles.

We will be doing another full pass through the town! 

Wednesday- (12/6/23)- Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today, (12/6/23), the DPW leaf crews collected at the following:

West side of Borough, from Briarcliff Rd to New Bridge Road.  

East side of Borough, from Palisades Ave to Madison Ave.      

Thursday, (12/7/23), the DPW leaf collection crews will continue in the following areas:

West side of Borough, from New Bridge Road, West of the railroad tracks moving South.

East side of Borough, from Grove Street moving South.  

 

Please remove cars from the streets that the DPW leaf crews are working on so that they can clear the leaf piles.

Tuesday-(12/5/23)- Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today, (12/5/23), the DPW leaf crews collected at the following:

West side of Borough, from Glenwood Dr to Norfolk. 

East side of Borough, from Deerfield toward E Main St.      

Wednesday, (12/6/23), the DPW leaf collection crews will continue in the following areas:

West side of Borough, from Briarcliff Rd moving North.

East side of Borough, from E Main St moving South.  

 

Please remove cars from the streets that the DPW leaf crews are working on so that they can clear the leaf piles.

Monday (12/4/23)- Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today, (12/4/23), the DPW leaf crews collected at the following:

West side of Borough, from Vreeland Ave to Gordon and Westview area.      

East side of Borough, a portion of the E. Church Ave.      

Tuesday, (12/5/23), the DPW leaf collection crews will continue in the following areas:

West side of Borough, from Glenwood Dr N. moving South.

East side of Borough, from Deerfield St moving South.  

 

Please remove cars from the streets that the DPW leaf crews are working on so that they can clear the leaf piles.

Monday (11/27/23)- Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today, (11/27/23), the DPW leaf crews collected at the following:

West side of Borough, from Schoolcraft Rd. to Anderson Ave.     

East side of Borough, from Highland Ave to a portion of Marcotte Ln.     

Tuesday, (11/28/23), the DPW leaf collection crews will continue in the following areas:

West side of Borough, from W. Clinton Ave moving North.

East side of Borough, from Marcotte Lane, and Carnation moving Southwest.  

 

Please remove cars from the streets that the DPW leaf crews are working on so that they can clear the leaf piles.