There is a bulk pick-up in Quadrant 3 (Southeast) on Wednesday, April 19th, 2023.
Bulk garbage pickup is on schedule for all quadrants as listed on the 2023 Garbage & Recycling Pickup schedule calendars. Please reference your 2023 pickup calendar to the (B) pick up in your quadrant. 2023 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 scheduled day of the bulk pick-up.
-There is a bulk pick-up on schedule bulk pick-up days ONLY. There are no special pick-ups. Please reference your 2023 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 2023 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and BCUA 2023 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 brick, mortar, stone, concrete, cultured stone, or any stone-like material: the homeowner must dispose of these privately. All bulk refuse generated by a private contractor (contract 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 bulding: 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 on 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 2023 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and BCUA 2023 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 2023 pickup schedule calendar for the vegetative waste (V) pick up day in your quadrant.
-For reference: Ord. No. 17-2517