Recycling and Garbage Information


Collection will continue to be twice a week.

Please have garbage and recyclables ready by 6:00 a.m.

Any questions regarding garbage or recycling, call 201-818-2016


Recycling is collected each Wednesday of the month as listed in the following schedule:


 Garbage Pick Up Map and Schedule

 Commingled Recyclables

  • YES: Glass (clear, brown, green), cans (aluminum/tin), plastic containers (all containers with recycling symbol on the bottom)
  • NO: Mirrors, light bulbs, ceramics, china, Corning Ware, drinking glasses, window glass, blue glass, crystal, clay flower pots. Oil cans, paint cans, aerosol cans or other non-food, non-beverage cans, aluminum pie plates, tins, foil pots, paints or any metal scraps. Styrofoam containers, plastic cups, plastic plates.
  • HOW: Rinse, discard caps, leave on labels, put into commingled container.


  • YES: Newsprint
  • NO: Magazines, plastic bags, brown bags, junk mail, catalogs, cardboard, glossy inserts.
  • HOW: Cross-tie in bundles no higher than 1 foot.

 Junk Mail & Magazines

  • YES: Glossy inserts, catalogs, phone books, newspaper inserts and all other paper.
  • NO: Chipboard, books, paper or plastic bags, newspaper.
  • HOW: Put in container or cross-tie in bundles no higher than 1 foot.

 Corrugated Cardboard

  • YES: Boxes, cartons, rigid packing material.
  • NO: Chipboard, gift boxes, cereal boxes, food boxes, shoe boxes.
  • HOW: Flatten and cross-tie in bundles no higher than 1 foot.

 Bulky Pickup for Saddle River

Place items at the curb by 6:00 AM

  • If your pickup is Monday and Thursday Bulky P/U will be May 11 and October 12, 2024
  • If your pickup is Tuesday and Friday Bulky P/U will be May 18 and October 19, 2024
100 E Allendale Rd. Saddle River, NJ 07458 | (p) 201-327-2609 | (f) 201-327-0168