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Wood-Ridge Recycling Schedule

2014


Prevention to Stormwater Pollution

DPW RECYCLING DEPOT WILL BE OPEN ONLY ON THE SECOND AND FOURTH SATURDAYS OF EACH MONTH FROM APRIL TO NOVEMBER.

August | September | October | November | December

CT - Christmas Trees

G - Grass    DPW - Recycling Center

N/OP - Newspapers & Other Papers     CM - Commingled

ALL RECYCLABLES
are collected throughout the Borough on WEDNESDAYS. Please place materials, in designated containers, curbside after 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday evenings. Please place all recycling containers in plain view for collection, NEXT TO YOUR DRIVEWAY. NO PLASTIC BAGS.

HOUSEHOLD TRASH
is collected every WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY. Covered containers should be placed at curbside after 6:00 P.M. the evening before collection. No more than six items should be put out at the curb at any one time. Maximum weight is 30 lbs. per container. If Wednesday is a holiday, trash pick-up will be the following day.

CHRISTMAS TREES - CT
will be recycled during the month of January. Please remove rope and plastic bags from the trees before placing frees at the curb. We will not pick up frees that are tied or in plastic bags.

CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
can be put out for collection on trash days. All scrap building material should be securely and safely tied in small bundles weighing 30 lbs. or less. No more than six items should be put out at the curb at any one time. CONTRACTOR DEBRIS IS NOT PERMITTED.

HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES
will be picked up on scheduled garbage collections days. They will be picked up at the end of the trash route so that they can be recycled. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND MATTRESSES can be put out with the trash for pick-up. DUE TO FREON REGULATIONS, WE CAN NO LONGER PICK UP REFRIGERATORS and/or AIR CONDITIONERS. RESIDENTS MUST DISPOSE OF THESE PRIVATELY. Any questions, please call Borough Hall at 201-939-0202, Etx. 1.

HOUSEHOLD ELECTRONICS
such as TV's, computers, monitors, etc. must be brought to the DPW Recycling Depot and placed in the blue E-Cycling Container.

NEWSPAPERS/OTHER PAPER - N & OP
refers to all BLACK and WHITE Newsprint, all colored sections, inserts, comics, magazines, junk mail, office paper, computer paper and books (with hard covers removed). PLEASE PUT NEWSPAPER/OTHER PAPER OUT FOR PICK-UP ON ALTERNATE RECYCLING DAYS IN BLUE OR GRAY CONTAINERS, OR TIED SECURELY.

COMMINGLED MATERIALS - CM
must be placed at curbside in the DESIGNATED BLACK RECYCLING CONTAINER ONLY. All material should be clean and free from food. Labels must be removed from tin cans. ALL PLASTIC CONTAINERS USED IN THE KITCHEN, BATH OR LAUNDRY ROOM CAN BE RECYCLED.

DPW RECYCLING DEPOT - NO CONTRACTORS - DPW
is open only on the SECOND and FOURTH SATURDAY of each month from APRIL thru NOVEMBER. The depot is located on 1 CONCORD STREET and is open from 9:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. WOOD, CONCRETE, SCRAP METAL, YARD WASTE AND CARDBOARD can be recycled at the depot. Proof of residency will be required.

GRASS CLIPPINGS - G
will be recycled every MONDAY beginning MARCH 18, 2013 thru NOVEMBER. GRASS CLIPPINGS MUST BE IN PAPER BIODEGRADABLE LEAF BAGS ONLY. NO PLASTIC BAGS. Other yard waste can be brought to the DPW Recycling Depot and placed into the proper dumpster. Branches must be cut and bundled for pick-up at the curb. Landscapers must cart away any yard waste that they produce.

LEAVES - L
will be picked up on Mondays during the months of October and November. Leaves may be placed in PAPER BIODEGRADABLE BAGS (NO PLASTIC) or swept into the street. Leaf piles in the street may not be within 10 feet of a catch basin pursuant to State DEP regulations. DO NOT MIX TWIGS, BRANCHES OR OTHER YARD WASTE WITH LEAVES.

RECYCLING CONTAINERS, BARRELS & BAGS
Will be sold at the Recycling Depot on Concord Street on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month, between April and November and also Monday thru Friday at Borough Hall from 8:00 AM & 4:00 PM.