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

Garbage Collection & Recycling

GARBAGE COLLECTION

 Rear or side yard garbage collection is provided by contract with a private company, Waste Industries.  Garden refuse and small branches will also be picked up by Waste Industries from containers placed at curb.  Large branches must be securely tied in bundles with a maximum length of 3 feet and placed at curb for pickup by Waste Industries. Missed collections or complaints should be reported to the contractor, Waste Industries, by calling 201-567-3100.

GARBAGE ZONE 1:      East Side - Monday and Thursday

GARBAGE ZONE 2:      West Side - Tuesday and Friday 

No garbage pick up on following Holidays:  New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

RECYCLING COLLECTION

Curbside commingled recycling collection is provided by the Department of Public Works.   Commingled recyclables are to be placed at curb the night before pickup.  Residents are expected to use the Blue Containers provided by the Borough.  Other containers used may not exceed 20 gallon capacity. DO NOT PUT RECYCLABLES IN PLASTIC BAGS.   No recycling will be picked up when storm conditions exist. Blue Containers are available at the Recycling Center, located at 153 Grove Street.  Missed recycling should be reported to the DPW at 201-568-4134.

 Commingled Recycling Schedule:   RECYCLING ZONE 1:    1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month

                                                          RECYCLING ZONE 2:    1st & 3rd Thursdays of each month

                                                          RECYCLING ZONE 3:    2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month

                                                          RECYCLING ZONE4:     2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month

Curbside paper/cardboard recycling collection is provided by the Department of Public Works.  Paper/cardboard is to be tied/bundled, secured in paper bags/boxes or placed in Blue recycling containers provided by the Borough, and placed at the curb the night before pickup.  Paper materials placed in plastic bags will not be picked up.  No recyclables will be picked up when storm conditions exist.  For missed pickup call DPW at 201-568-4134.

Paper/Cardboard Recycling Schedule:      RECYCLING ZONES 1 & 2 - Pickup every Wednesday.

                                                                   RECYCLING ZONES 3 & 4 - Pickup every Friday.

For street zone information, click the links below:

 

-Garbage Collection Schedule

-Recycling Collection Schedule