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Recycling and Refuse Collection Information

Superintendent: Albert A Gallagher
email: agallagher@bloomingdalenj.net

188 Union Avenue, Bloomingdale, NJ 07403
Tel 973-838-6055
Fax 973-291-8935

Recycling Hours: Saturday 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Collection Schedule

Materials should be placed at the curbside no sooner that 6:00 PM on the day prior to scheduled collection and no later than 6:00 AM. On the day of scheduled collection. Empty containers or unaccepted materials must be removed from the curb no later than 8:00 PM on the day of scheduled collection.

Commingled containers

Collection schedule (example: plastic milk, soda bottles, glass containers and aluminum/tin cans)

Please check the municipal calendar for complete recycling information and dates

Recyclables

  • Must be in sturdy metal or plastic trash containers only (33 gal. Or smaller)

  • Must be cleaned and rinsed

  • Must crush plastic milk and soda bottles

  • No plastic or paper bags

  • No plate glass, oil containers, ceramics or styrofoam

Paper, Newspapers, Tires, and White Metal Appliances

Residents are encouraged to dispose of their recyclable paper and newspapers at the DPW Yard on Saturday’s between 8:00 AM and 12:00 PM.

Residents must register for the collection of tires and white metal appliances at the municipal clerk’s office, 101 Hamburg Turnpike, at least two (2) days prior to the following scheduled tire and appliance collection dates, by calling 973-838-0778 (x241). No messages please.

Tires

The borough will accept passenger vehicle tires only. No truck tires will be accepted. Residents must pay a $5.00 disposal fee per passenger vehicle tire when registering.

White Metal Appliances

No fee is charged for appliances.

Brush and Yard Waste

Tree limbs and twigs must be tied in four (4) foot lengths and placed curbside. No tree trunks or stumps will be accepted.

Oil

Bring to DPW between on Saturday’s between 8:00 am and 12:00 noon only

Batteries

All types of lead acid batteries may be dropped off at the recycling center (Example: Car, Truck, Boat, Motorcycle)

Grass Clippings are not Collected

Residents are advised to compost grass clippings or to mulch finely cut grass into their lawns. Do not leave clumps of grass clippings on your lawn or otherwise render your property unsightly in violation of the local property maintenance code.

There will be no garbage drop off at the DPW site. Garbage disposal is at curbside pickup only


Municipal Office Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday
Tax Office:8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday
Court Administrator: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday

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