Garbage & Recycling
CURBSIDE LEAF COLLECTION BEGINS OCTOBER 1ST AND ENDS NOVEMBER 30TH.
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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 by e-mailing email@example.com or call 973-475-7179.
Please review the 2020 Garbage & Recycling newsletter and the Curbside Recycling Pick Up 2020 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!
Passaic County Upcoming Events (updated 6/19/20): CLICK HERE
Please note that there will be
strict guidelines for anyone attending these events:
Masks must be worn at all times
Only one person per car may attend
Residents must stay in their cars
We will no longer return gas cans or other containers at HHW events
If leaving car for any reason, social distancing of a minimum of 6 feet must be
Or CLICK HERE to go to the Passaic County Office of Solid Waste and Recycling Programs Department website.
TIPS ON HOW TO DISPOSE OF BATTERIES
WHERE TO BRING PLASTIC BAGS TO BE RECYCLED.
Though we love the use of reusable bags for shopping, we know that sometimes it just isn't possible. If you do have plastic shopping bags and would like to recycle them, click the link below for places near you that have collection containers for them to be recycled.
SIGN UP FOR RECYCLE COACH BELOW!
When you sign up for Recycle Coach you get alerts as to when your garbage and recycling need to go out, find out how to get rid of certain items, and more! You can download the app so the info is right on your phone. Check it out below!