Recycling Center

The Department of Public Works (DPW) is responsible for the operation of the Recycling/Convenience Center and Vegetative Compost Facility, which is located in the rear of the DPW yard. The site also takes:

  • Computers and television sets
  • Old tires
  • Used clothing for Goodwill charities
  • Scrap Metal
  • Plastic Bags are NO LONGER accepted at center (as of June 2021).                       Shop- Rite and Home Depot have collection bins.
Check your recycling schedule for the operation hours of the center.
2021 Holiday Closures: 1/1, 1/18, 2/15, 4/2, 5/31, 7/5, 9/6, 10/11, 11/25 & 12/25

Recycling Newsletter

View the borough's recycling newsletter.

Shredding Day 2021

May 15th & November 13th 9:00AM - 1:00PM

Prescription Drug Take-Back

Prescription Drug Take-Back is now available any time. 2016 was a record year for this program with the collection of 290 pounds of unwanted drugs. Bring your unwanted drugs to the Ramsey Police Station and help us reach a new record this year.

Recycling Container Pick Up

Need a new recycling container or an extra one? Stop by Borough Hall. Containers are available for $11, cash or check. New residents are invited to pick up a blue plastic container, free of charge, please provide proof of new address.

Bergen County Hazardous Waste Collection Event Information

Bergen County sponsors Household Hazardous Waster collection events throughout the year. Click on flyer to view dates, locations and items accepted:  2021 Flyer

Bergen County Recycling Events Information

Bergen County sponsors several shredding days, see flyer for dates and locations: