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Garbage & Recycling

Interstate Waste is Ringwood's solid waste and recycling contractor. Residential solid waste curbside collection is once a week. Recycling curbside collection is every other week.  Recycling and garbage questions or concerns should be directed to Interstate Waste at (866) 342-5497 or the Ringwood Recycling Department at (973) 475-7179.

The Borough also owns and operates our own Recycling Center located at the end of Peter's Mine Road (off Margaret King Aevnue).  Recycling Center hours are Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm and Wednesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm.  See attached list for recyclable items accepted at the Recycling Center.  Christmas trees must be brought to the Recycling Center during the month of January only.

Interstate Waste provides curbside leaf pickup once a week during the months of April, May, October and November.  During these weeks, leaf pickup starts on Monday and continues throughout the week.  A curbside heavy metal pickup service is also available through the Borough by appointment.

Please review the Garbage & Recycling 2019 Newsletter and the Curbside Recycling Pick Up 2019 Calendar for more details. They can be found on the right hand side of the page under "Public Works Documents."


Have you always wondered what the benefits of composting are? Or how composting even works?  CLICK HERE for a very informative website that explains it all!

Save the Date!            

Ringwood Town Wide Yard Sale is on Saturday, September 28th and Sunday, September 29th.

CLICK HERE for more details.

CLICK HERE for Registration Form.  Must register by August 31st.

Passaic County Upcoming Events:

•  Passaic County Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale & Education Program:

(5/11 & 9/28)  CLICK HERE for flyer

•  Passaic County Tire Recycling Events:

(4/27; 9/15; 12/8) CLICK HERE for flyer

•  Passaic County Used Bicycle & Sewing Machine Collection Event:

(10/26) CLICK HERE for flyer

•  Passaic County Computer & Electronics Collection Events:

(1/12; 3/29 & 3/30; 5/17 & 5/18; 10/4 & 10/5) CLICK HERE for flyer

•  Passaic County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events:

(4/7; 6/8; 9/8; 11/9) CLICK HERE for flyer

•  Passaic County Shred It & Forget It Events:

(3/31; 6/2; 9/14; 11/23) CLICK HERE for flyer

Click Here to go to the Passaic County Office of Solid Waste and Recycling Programs Department website.













Additional Links

Listing files in 'Public Works Documents'