Recycling Division

 

CURRENT RECYCLING NEWS:

2/4/2019 - In the last 30 days, there were 1087 users of Recycle Coach.  We are getting good feedback.  Have you tried it yet?

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IMPORTANT RECYCLING REMINDERS:
- Plastic bags are not allowed in the recycling barrel.Plastic Bag Red Line sm2
- Always use the official Village of Ridgewood barrel for collection of bottles & cans.


The Village of Ridgewood provides residential curbside collection of many recyclable materials. We also operate a full-service recycling center.

Items collected curbside include:VOR Barrel rotated

    • Glass bottles & jars: all colors *
    • Plastic bottles, jars, jugs, & dairy tubs only (NO:  Plastic fruit/vegetable/bakery/deli containers/food trays/cups/utensils are not accepted) *
    • Aluminum & steel cans
    • Food & Beverage Cartons: Shelf-Stable (flat top) and Refrigerated (gable top)
    • Newsprint
    • Magazines, catalogues, office paper, and direct mail
    • Corrugated cardboard and paper bags
    • Appliances & metals
    • Tires
    • Automobile Batteries
      *Click here for information on Bottle Caps


For more information on curbside recycling, click here
Click here to see a listing of Do's and Don'ts specific to "What Goes in the Recycling Barrel"

To find out your curbside recycling day, click here.

Items accepted at the recycling center include:

    • Glass bottles & jars: all colors *
    • Plastic bottles, jars, jugs, & dairy tubs only (NO:  Plastic fruit/vegetable/bakery/deli containers/food trays/cups/utensils are not accepted)*
    • Aluminum & steel cans
    • Food & Beverage Cartons: Shelf-Stable (flat top) and Refrigerated (gable top)
    • Newsprint
    • Magazines, catalogues, office paper, and direct mail
    • Corrugated cardboard and paper bags
    • Appliances & metals
    • Tires
    • Automobile Batteries
    • Clothing (reusable, new, and damaged)
    • Inkjet and Laser Printer Cartridges
    • Electronics (TVs, VCRs, DVD players, monitors, computers, printers, desktop copy machines, hard drives, video game consoles, radios, stereos, cellular phones, electronic tablets, e-book readers, etc.)
    • Batteries - rechargeables & button cell only. (For proper handling, click here.)
      *Click here for information on Bottle Caps

LEARN MORE (Information & Resources)

Winter, 2019 Recycling Newsletter

Your Trash May Be Someone Else's Treasure

How Do I Dispose of ... ?

Frequently Asked Questions

Food Waste Reduction

Recycling Education

A Guide To Backyard Composting

Green Guide 2019

Ridgewood's Recycling Map

2019 Ridgewood Shred Days

2019 Bergen County Shred Days

2019 Bergen County Household Hazardous Waste Events

Regulations Enact Disposal Ban on Electronics

Name Position Phone
Johanna Luttrell Recycling Program Aide 201-670-5500;266 131 N Maple Ave
Edward A. Bethune Supervisor / Acting Recycling Coordinator 201-670-5579

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