Tenafly Borough Hall, 100 Riveredge Road, Tenafly, NJ 07670    201-568-6100    HOURS: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm

Tenafly Recycling & Convenience Center

The Borough operates the Tenafly Recycling and Convenience Center located at 153 Grove Street (formerly the Transfer Station) for use by Tenafly residents only with a valid Recycling Center decal. Effective May 15, 2020, the Center is open from 8:00a.m. to 2:30p.m. on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The Center is closed on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and holidays observed by the Borough. For questions concerning the Tenafly Recycling & Convenience Center, call the DPW office at 201-568-4134. 

Effective October 15, 2012, Tenafly residents wishing to use the Recycling Center must register for a decal at the Public Works Offlice, located at 107 Grove Street. There is no cost for the decal. Decals are issued to non-commercial  passenger vehicles, sport utility vehicles, passenger vans or light trucks only, that show no markings indicative of commercial use.  Decals are not issued to trailers, nor are they permitted in Tenafly Recycling & Convenience Center.  To register for a decal, Tenafly residents must provide valid NJ Driver's license, proof of residency and vehicle registration. Residents will be asked to bring the paperwork from the Public Works office to the Recycling Center at 153 Grove Street, where a Recycling Center employee will affix a recycling center decal to the registered automobile. Decals are not issued to commercially registered vehicles.

Residents may dispose of designated recyclable materials, such as newspapers and magazines, aluminum, glass bottles and containers, plastics (#1, #2 and #5) and bulky rigid plastics (separate container), cardboard, household furniture and appliances, mattresses, computers and electronics, pagers and two-way radios, cell phones and accessories, used clothing, tires, tree trimmings, grass clippings and yard waste. Household food waste, hazardous waste and construction and demolition debris (lumber, decking, fencing, roofing, etc.) are not accepted at the Recycling Center.


1.     Visitors must adhere to the posted safe driving rules and signs guiding traffic flow within the grounds of the TRCC.

2.      Lack of adherence to the rules regarding the drop-off of acceptable materials and the posted signs for using the appropriate containers is not permitted.

3.      Illegal dumping of recyclable and non-recyclable materials at the TRCC during operating or non-operating hours is not permitted.

4.      Hazardous materials are not accepted at the TRCC (Please request information concerning the designated Bergen County sites for these materials).

5.      The removal of recycled materials from the Center by private individuals is not allowed.

6.      Verbal abuse and/or threatening behavior directed at center employees or visitors will not be tolerated.


Violation of these adopted rules may result in the revocation of your decal and the loss of your privilege to use the Tenafly Recycling Convenience Center for a specified time.