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News from the Bergenfield Department of Public Works

New Year's Day 1/1/21: DPW Garbage & Recycling Holiday Pickup Schedule

Please review your 2020 & 2021 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendars for changes in the pickup schedule during the week of 12/28/20-1/1/21. The Borough Hall Offices and the DPW are closed Friday 1/1/21 in observance of the New Year's Day holiday. Changes in pickup schedule are highlighted in yellow on the garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendars.

To view your quadrant's 2020 pickup schedule calendar, please click your quadrant's calendar link below:

Quadrant 1 

Quadrant 2 

Quadrant 3 

Quadrant 4 

 

To view your quadrant's 2021 pickup schedule calendar, please click your quadrant's calendar link below:

Quadrant 1

Quadrant 2

Quadrant 3

Quadrant 4

 

All garbage & recycling carts must be placed at the curb before 6:00am the day of pickup, but not sooner than 6:00pm the night before pickup.

The Recycling Center at 198 N. Washington Ave, behind the DPW building, is open regular hours (closed on holidays): Mon-Fri 8:00am-3:00pm, Sat 9:00am-1:00pm, Sun 1:00pm-4:00pm. Please see the back (page 2) of your garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar for pictures and descriptions of the items that are accepted at the Recycling Center, or review the information on the DPW section of the Borough website by clicking HERE.

The new 2021 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendars were delivered door-to-door by the DPW during the week of 12/21/20. Electronic versions are posted on the Borough website at: http://bergenfield.com/trash-recycling

If you have any questions, please call the DPW Office at 201-387-4055 option 3, Mon-Fri 7:00am-3:30pm (except for holidays as marked on your 2020 & 2021 pickup schedule calendar), or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Christmas Day 12/25/20: DPW Garbage & Recycling Holiday Pickup Schedule

Please review your 2020 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar for changes in the pickup schedule during the week of 12/21/20-12/25/20. The Borough Hall Offices and the DPW are closed Friday 12/25/20 in observance of the Christmas Day holiday. Changes in pickup schedule are highlighted in yellow on the garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar.

To view your quadrant's 2020 pickup schedule calendar, please click your quadrant's calendar link below:

Quadrant 1 

Quadrant 2

Quadrant 3 

Quadrant 4 

All garbage & recycling carts must be placed at the curb before 6:00am the day of pickup, but not sooner than 6:00pm the night before pickup.

The Recycling Center at 198 N. Washington Ave, behind the DPW building, is open regular hours (closed on holidays): Mon-Fri 8:00am-3:00pm, Sat 9:00am-1:00pm, Sun 1:00pm-4:00pm. Please see the back (page 2) of your 2020 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar for pictures and descriptions of the items that are accepted at the Recycling Center, or review the information on the DPW section of the Borough website by clicking HERE.

The new 2021 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendars are being delivered door-to-door by the DPW, starting the week of 12/21, and electronic versions will be posted on the Borough website before the end of the year.

If you have any questions, please call the DPW Office at 201-387-4055 option 3, Mon-Fri 7:00am-3:30pm (except for holidays as marked on your 2020 pickup schedule calendar), or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

SUSPENDED: Thursday 12/17/20 Garbage & Recycling Pickups

Due to the large amount of snow expected to fall, garbage and recycling pickups for THURSDAY 12/17 have been SUSPENDEDThe NEW PICKUP DATE is SATURDAY 12/19, starting at 6:00am.

Friday 12/18 remains on schedule per the 2020 pickup schedule calendar for garbage and recycling pickups.

Garbage pickup in Quadrant 2 and Quadrant 4 has been suspended for Thursday 12/17. The NEW PICKUP DATE for garbage in Quadrant 2 and Quadrant 4 is SATURDAY 12/19, starting at 6:00am. Please do not put your garbage cart out until Friday afternoon if you are in Quadrant 2 or Quadrant 4.

Recycling pickup in Quadrant 3 has been suspended for Thursday 12/17. The NEW PICKUP DATE for recycling in Quadrant 3 is SATURDAY 12/19, starting at 6:00am. Please do not put your recycling cart out until Friday afternoon if you are in Quadrant 3.

Garbage pickup in Quadrant 1 and Quadrant 3 remains ON SCHEDULE for Friday 12/18, starting at 6:00am.

Recycling pickup in Quadrant 4 remains ON SCHEDULE for Friday 12/18, starting at 6:00am.

Please remember that there is no parking in the street when roads are snow covered.

Please remember that it is unlawful to shovel, blow, or otherwise move snow into the street.

Please remember to clear the snow off of your vehicle before driving it.

Please clear snow from fire hydrants on or near your property.

If you need a copy of the 2020 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar, please click HERE.

The new 2021 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendars will be hand-delivered to each front door beginning next week and will also be posted on the Borough website before the end of the year (www.bergenfield.com)

If you have any questions, please call the DPW Office at 201-387-4055 option 3 or email the DPW Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Wednesday (12/2/20) - Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today (12/2/20), the DPW leaf collection crews collected leaf piles on the west side of the Borough - south of New Bridge Road from Sussex Road eastward to Windsor Road, and also on Wildrose Avenue, Greenwich Street, and the north end of Windsor Road. On the east side, the crews collected leaf piles on Brook Street, Smith Avenue, Edward Street, O'Neil Street, and Magnolia Street southward to Sylvan Avenue, as well as between the railroad tracks and Washington Avenue from New Bridge Road northward to Columbia Avenue.

Tomorrow (12/3/20), the DPW leaf collection crews will collect leaf piles on the west side of the Borough from Stillman Avenue southward, as well as on Greenwich Drive circle, Highview Avenue, Fairview Avenue, and Luke Street northwards.

There will be no leaf collection on the east side of the Borough tomorrow (12/3/20), as both crews will be working on the west side tomorrow in the areas listed above (12/3/20).

Please click HERE for information on how and when to put your leaves, grass, and branches out for collection.

Tuesday (12/1/20) - Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today (12/1/20), the DPW leaf collection crews collected leaf piles on the west side of the Borough on the remainder of Thames Boulevard, Dover Court, Westminster Gate, Highgate Terrace up to but excluding Sussex Road, and also on Wilbur Road. On the east side, the crews collected leaf piles on Marcotte Lane, Seminary Street, Seminary Court, Mackay Drive, Brookview Terrace, Beucler Place, the northern part of Murray Hill Terrace, E. Broad Street, and Carnation Street.

Tomorrow (12/2/20), the DPW leaf collection crews will collect leaf piles on the west side of the Borough south of New Bridge Road from Sussex Road eastward. On the east side, the crews will collect leaf piles on Brook Street, Smith Avenue, Magnolia Street and southward, and also between the railroad tracks and Washington Avenue from south to north.

Please click HERE for information on how and when to put your leaves, grass, and branches out for collection.

Monday (11/30/20) - Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today (11/30/20), the DPW leaf collection crews collected leaf piles on the west side of the Borough on Westview Drive, Surrey Lane, Baker Avenue, end of John Place, and on Thames Boulevard. On the east side, the crews collected leaf piles on Haven Avenue, Lincoln Avenue, Lunn Avenue, and side streets in between, as well as Porter Avenue southward onto Brookview Terrace, including Pine Drive.

Tomorrow (12/1/20), the DPW leaf collection crews will collect leaf piles on the west side of the Borough on Highgate Terrace and south-eastward. On the east side, the crews will collect leaf piles on Marcotte Lane, Seminary Street, Seminary Court, Mackay Drive, and then over on Murray Hill Terrace, Beucler Place, Brook Street, and working southward.

Please click HERE for information on how and when to put your leaves, grass, and branches out for collection.

Wednesday (11/25/20) - Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today (11/25/20), the DPW leaf collection crews collected leaf piles on the west side of the Borough from Hallberg Avenue southward to Glenwood Drive South, excluding Westview Drive. On the east side, the crews collected leaf piles on Clinton Park Drive, Carlson Place, Clyde Court, and Lincoln Avenue.

On Monday (11/30/20), the DPW leaf collection crews will collect leaf piles on the west side of the Borough on Westview Drive, and also from Surrey Lane southward. On the east side, the crews will collect leaf piles on Haven Avenue, Lunn Avenue, and side streets in between, working southward.

Please click HERE for information on how and when to put your leaves, grass, and branches out for collection.

Tuesday (11/24/20) - Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today (11/24/20), the DPW leaf collection crews collected leaf piles on the west side of the Borough from Levitt Avenue southward to Spring Avenue. On the east side, the crews collected leaf piles from E. Main Street southward to E. Clinton Avenue, except for Clinton Park Drive. On the east side, the crews also collected leaf piles on Porter Avenue.

Tomorrow (11/25/20), the DPW leaf collection crews will collect leaf piles on the west side of the Borough from Hallberg Avenue southward. On the east side, the crews will collect leaf piles on Clinton Park Drive, Haven Avenue, Lincoln Avenue, and Lunn Avenue.

Please click HERE for information on how and when to put your leaves, grass, and branches out for collection.