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  Recycling Pick Up & Recycling Center Hours
Brush / Grass / Leaf Pick Ups
Requirements for Pick Ups and Drop Offs
Garbage (or Solid Waste) Pick Up
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  HOME BACK TO DEPT. OF PUBLIC WORKS QUESTIONS? Contact the Dept. of Public Works at 973-256-1264
 
As of Jan. 2011 NJDEP Regulations Require Electronics To Be RECYCLED
No Curbside Pick-ups for TVs, Computers, Monitors, Laptops, Cellphones, etc.
Residents must bring items to the Woodland Park Recycling Center
and dispose in the appropriate collection area
 
GARBAGE OR RECYCLABLES SHOULD BE PLACED CURBSIDE:
NO “EARLIER” THAN 3:00 PM, the Day Before a Scheduled Pick-up
and NO “LATER” THAN 5:00 AM, the Day Of a Scheduled Pick-up

 
  Recycling Pick-Up Schedules
  NO Pick-ups on the following Holidays: Nov. 27 • Dec. 25
  “COMMINGLED”   “NEWSPAPER / CARDBOARD”
   glass bottles / #1 & #2 plastic / aluminum & metal cans    newspapers / magazines / copy paper / boxes
   ( 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month )    ( 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month )
   January 2 and 16 July 3 and 17    January 9 and 23 July 10 and 24
   February 6 and 20 August 7 and 21    February 13 and 27 August 14 and 28
   March 6 and 20 September 4 and 18    March 13 and 27 September 11 and 25
   April 3 and 17 October 2 and 16    April 10 and 24 October 9 and 23
   May 1 and 15 November 6 and 20    May 8 and 22 November 13 only
   June 5 and 19 December 4 and 18    June 12 and 26 December 11 only
  5th Thursdays on Jan. 30, May 29, Jul. 31, Oct. 30 - NOTHING is picked up curbside
   
  Recycling Center Hours of Operation
  Location: 901 McBride Avenue, at the intersection of McBride Avenue and Browertown Road
Telephone: 973-256-2596
 
Monday thru Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Saturday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
   
  LOOSE BRUSH, GRASS AND LEAVES WILL ONLY BE PICKED UP
IN BIODEGRADABLE PAPER BAGS
   
  Brush / Grass Pick Up
  <> Brush and/or grass clippings must be placed curbside the night before scheduled pick up in BIODEGRADABLE BAGS.
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Brush may also be tied in bundles not to exceed 4 feet in length or 3 feet in width with a total weight of no more than 50 lbs.
<> Tree branches with a diameter of 4 inches or larger are excluded.
<> Grass/brush will NOT be picked up in plastic bags as per N.J.D.E.P. regulations.
  Pick Up Schedule:
• Grass/brush will be collected curbside each week from the 1st Mon. of APR. until the last Mon. of OCT. (except when Holiday solid waste schedule is in effect).
• Bags placed curbside Sunday evening will be picked up Monday.
NO pick-up on Monday, MAY 26 and Monday, SEPT. 1.
When BRUSH service is NOT provided, from NOV. 1 to the 1st Mon. of APR., you may bring material to the Recycling Center and dispose of it in appropriately marked dumpsters.
   
  Leaf Pick Up
  <> Residents are required to place leaves at curbside in BIODEGRADABLE BAGS.
<> Leaves will NOT be picked up in plastic bags as per N.J.D.E.P. Regulations.
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Leaves in Biodegradable Bags dropped off at the Recycling Center must be placed in the “Leaf Dumpster”. (DO NOT leave full biodegradable bags on the ground.)
  Pick Up Schedule:
• Bags placed curbside Sunday everning will be picked up Monday.
• Leaves will be collected curbside Mondays from OCTOBER 6 until DECEMBER 1.
When LEAF service is NOT provided, you may bring material to the Recycling Center and dispose of it in appropriately marked dumpster.
   
 
ATTENTION LANDSCAPERS AND CONTRACTORS
 

Woodland Park Ordinance #07-13 requires landscaping contractors and other types of contractors who desire to use the Municipal Recycling Center for disposal of grass, brush or leaves to pay an annual Licensing Fee for each truck: the fee for first truck is $25; the fee for each additional truck is $5. In addition, a Disposal Fee of $20 per cubic yard must be paid prior to dumping yard waste at the borough’s recycling facility.

  A sticker licensing a truck to use the borough’s recycling facility can be obtained upon payment of the necessary fee at the Administration Office, Rm. 205 located on the 2nd floor of the Municipal Building at 5 Brophy Lane.
  Coupons for each cubic yard of waste to be dumped can be obtained upon payment of the necessary fee at the Administration Office, Rm. 205 located on the 2nd floor of the Municipal Building at 5 Brophy Lane.
   
   BIODEGRADABLE BAGS  —  Cost: 2 bags for $1.00
    Available At: Monday thru Friday
Dept. of Public Works Building
1 Browertown Road
7:00 am to 3:30 pm
Monday thru Saturday
Woodland Park Recycling Center
905 McBride Avenue (at Browertown Road)

Mon.-Fri., 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Sat., 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
 
  Requirements for Various Pick Ups and Drop Offs
  COMMINGLED — Curbside Pick-Up  [Can also be brought to Recycling Center]
   Includes glass containers, aluminum cans, tin/steel cans, and #1 & #2 plastic containers.
   For curbside pick-up, place in a marked 35-gallon container. Decals are available at the Recycling or DPW Office.
   Do not place commingled material in plastic bags.
CORRUGATED CARDBOARD AND
NEWSPAPER
— Curbside Pick Up
  [Can also be brought to Recycling Center]
   Boxes must be BROKEN DOWN, tied in bulk and left at curbside or brought to the Recycling Center.
   Newspapers must be bundled or put in brown paper bags.
APPLIANCES / SCRAP METAL — Curbside Pick Up  [Can also be brought to Recycling Center]
   Call DPW Office 973-256-1264 to request pick up of White Metal and/or Scrap Metal (ferrous & nonferrous).    Or, bring item to Recycling Center.
   No “Recycle” sticker required.
   Pick Up Schedule: Place at curb on Friday for a Saturday pick up.
REFRIGERATORS / AIR CONDITIONERS — Curbside Pick Up only
   Obtain “Recycle” sticker for $5.00 from DPW Office or Municipal Clerk’s Office. Place sticker on unit. Call    DPW Office, 973-256-1264, to request pick up. Or, bring item to Recycling Center.
   Pick Up Schedule: Place at curb on Friday for a Saturday pick up.
TIRES / AUTO BATTERIES — Bring to Recycling Center
   Proof of residency required to drop off tires – free of rims – and auto batteries at the Recycling Center.
   Tire (rim-free) recycling fee: $2.50 each.
   Battery recycling fee: No fee.

MOTOR OIL — Bring to Recycling Center
   Proof of residency required to drop off motor oil – uncontaminated with other fluids.
   Drop-off limit: One gallon.
   Oil recycling fee: No fee.
VINES / BRUSH / HEDGES — Curbside Pick Up
   Accepted at the Recycling Center after curbside pick up ends last Monday of OCT.
   Tree stumps, logs, pallets and railroad ties are never accepted at the recycling center or picked up with
   solid waste at curbside..

CHRISTMAS TREES — Curbside Pick Up only
   Put Christmas trees out at curbside through 3nd week of JAN. for DPW pick up.
   Remove all wire. Do Not put the tree in a plastic bag.
GARBAGE / SOLID WASTE — Curbside Pick Up only
   Not accepted at the Recycling Center.

CONCRETE / CINDER BLOCKS / BRICKS / LOGS / TREE STUMPS / RAILROAD TIES
PROPANE TANKS / CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION DEBRIS
— Not Accepted ANYTIME !
 
  Garbage (or Solid Waste) Pick Up
  Woodland Park Solid Waste Ordinance
  It shall be the duty of the owner, lessee, tenant, or occupant of any commercial establishment or residence to place trash, recycling, lawn clippings and other debris in proper receptacles or containers at the curb for collection no earlier than 3:00 pm the night before collection. Receptacles and containers must be placed curbside no later than 5:00 am on the day of collectiohn and are to be removed by 9:00 pm on day of collection.
  Curbside SOLID-WASTE collection days: Tuesdays and Fridays of each week:
   2014 Holidays excluded: Fri.., July 4
  Curbside RECYCLING collection days: Mondays and Thursdays of each week
   2014 Holidays excluded: Thurs., Nov. 27 • Thurs., Dec. 25
  Please have garbage at curb NO LATER than
5:00 am the day of collection.
 
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