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Recycling


Bottles and Cans / Newspaper These recycling items are collected by Suburban Disposal, Inc. every Wednesday, town wide on an alternating schedule. Please check the Recycling Calendar for the schedule. Residents are requested to put their recyclables in a proper container for pickup and also secure their paper and cardboard in a way as to keep it from blowing away on windy days.

 


Acceptable Items for Recycling

Recyclables: Aluminum and tin cans, mixed colored glass, bottles and jars, plastic bottles, dishwasher bottles, detergent bottles. Wash/rinse all recyclable containers. Bottle caps and can lids should be discarded.

Mixed Paper:
Newspapers, magazines, junk mail, envelopes, telephone books, soft cover books, corrugated boxes (please flatten). Use brown bags, a laundry basket, corrugated box, or milk crate for paper recycling. Garbage cans are not allowed for mixed paper recycling.

Household Hazardous Waste Events:
The Bergen County Utilities Authority conducts hazardous waste collection free of charge for Bergen County residents at several locations in Paramus, Mahwah, and Moonachie:


Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Sunday, October 19, 2014

Bergen County Utilities Authority, Foot of Empire Blvd., Moonachie, NJ
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Saturday, July 19, 2014


Bergen County Campgaw Mountain Reservation, 200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah, NJ
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014

All of the above collection sites are open from 9:00am to 3:00pm (rain or shine)

Shredding Events:

Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ

Sunday, April 27, 2014
Saturday August 16, 2014

Bergen County Campgaw Reservation, 200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah, NJ

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014

The above collection sites open (rain or shine) at 9:00am and close promptly at 2:00pm.

Tire Recycling and Electronics Programs:

Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Saturday August 16, 2014

Bergen County Campgaw Reservation, 200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah, NJ

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014

The above collection sites open (rain or shine) at 9:00am and close promptly at 2:00pm.

Electronics Drop-Off Container (FOR DUMONT RESIDENTS ONLY):
Located at the back of the DPW Building, 1 Aladdin Avenue, Monday through Friday, 8:00am until 2:30pm. Acceptable items include TVs, computers, monitors, fax machines, modems, VCRs. Pickup service not available, drop off only.

For information regarding private companies/organizations which accept computer equipment and electronics, please log on to www.bcua.org (click on Solid Waste and Recycling, then Computer and Electronics.

There are also two websites that are terrific sources of information about recycling:

http://Recyclingnj.com provides practical and straight-forward advice for how New Jersey citizens can reduce the amount of waste their households produce, with simple tips for waste reduction or reuse that do not require dramatic changes in lifestyle. It also gives suggestions for alternative ways for reusing some of the items residents might otherwise discard. Additionally, it provides information additional recycling options that are not available through your local authority, but have been created by private businesses and charity groups, for the collection or redistribution of specific waste items, often at little or no expense to your constituents.
http://earth911.com is a privately owned, for-profit company that specializes in providing consumers with accessible and actionable recycling information across the country. Its Recycling Directory is very comprehensive. It contains information for recycling over 240 different products. The Directory is free for consumers to use on the website, through the toll-free and bilingual hotline(1-800-CLEANUP) and with the free iPhone application (Recycle). Earth911.com lists over 127,000 locations and programs that people can search int he directory to find local recycling and disposal resources. The information provided through the site's directory, editorials and resources represents only fact-based, information and useful content.





2009 Borough of Dumont Recycling Law



2014 Borough Calendar