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Borough of Elmwood Park Curbside Recycling Program - Updated Feb 4, 2014 Back

Services are restricted to residents of Elmwood Park only.

Please call for curbside collection schedule.

www.elmwoodparknj.us/dpw/recycling.html

(201) 796-1009

Elmwood Park, NJ 07407

Manufactured recyclable materials are collected by Elmwood Park’s Recycling Contractor. Co-mingled or separately packaged materials are picked up on alternate weeks throughout the year.

Please place recyclables at your curb by 6 a.m. on your designated collection day in containers weighing not more than 40 pounds each.

Please Rinse All Containers, Remove All caps/Lids and Flatten All Boxes to conserve space.

Please Call or Visit the Website for more information.

Materials Accepted

Services:

Dropoff

Pickup

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Material Residential Business Note
#1 Plastic Beverage Bottles

pickup

none

#1 Plastic Clamshells

pickup

none

#1 Plastic Non-Beverage Bottles

pickup

none

#1 Plastic Trays

pickup

none

#1 Rigid Plastics

pickup

none

#2 Plastic Bottles

pickup

none

#2 Plastic Caps

pickup

none

#2 Plastic Clamshells

pickup

none

#2 Plastic Jugs - Clear

pickup

none

#2 Plastic Jugs - Colored

pickup

none

#2 Rigid Plastics

pickup

none

#3 Plastic Bottles

pickup

none

#3 Rigid Plastics

pickup

none

#4 Plastic Bottles

pickup

none

#4 Rigid Plastics

pickup

none

#5 Plastic Bottles

pickup

none

#5 Plastic Caps

pickup

none

#5 Plastic Clamshells

pickup

none

#5 Plastic Cups

pickup

none

#5 Rigid Plastics

pickup

none

#6 Plastic Bottles

pickup

none

#6 Plastic Cups

pickup

none

#6 Rigid Plastics

pickup

none

#7 Plastic Bottles

pickup

none

#7 Rigid Plastics

pickup

none

Aluminum Beverage Cans

pickup

none

Please make sure containers are washed clean of all food debris.

Aluminum Food Cans

pickup

none

Please make sure containers are washed clean of all food debris.

Aluminum Lids

pickup

none

Blue Glass Beverage Containers

pickup

none

Blue Glass Containers

pickup

none

Please Do not recycle mirrors, ceramic cups and plates, clay flower pots, crystal, light bulbs, window glass, heat-resistant ovenware or drinking glasses.

Blueprints

pickup

none

Booklets

pickup

none

Brochures

pickup

none

Brown Glass Beverage Containers

pickup

none

Brown Glass Containers

pickup

none

Please Do not recycle mirrors, ceramic cups and plates, clay flower pots, crystal, light bulbs, window glass, heat-resistant ovenware or drinking glasses.

Cardstock

pickup

none

This material may be tied or placed in a separate container, not in a garbage can, and must not be placed with newspapers.

Catalogs

pickup

none

Chipboard

pickup

none

Please Flatten boxes to conserve space.

Clear Glass Beverage Containers

pickup

none

Clear Glass Containers

pickup

none

Please Do not recycle mirrors, ceramic cups and plates, clay flower pots, crystal, light bulbs, window glass, heat-resistant ovenware or drinking glasses.

Construction Paper

pickup

none

Corrugated Cardboard

pickup

none

This site accepts Clean corrugated cardboard only. Please Flatten boxes to conserve space.

Envelopes

pickup

none

Gift Boxes

pickup

none

Please Flatten boxes to conserve space.

Glassine

pickup

none

Green Glass Beverage Containers

pickup

none

Green Glass Containers

pickup

none

Please Do not recycle mirrors, ceramic cups and plates, clay flower pots, crystal, light bulbs, window glass, heat-resistant ovenware or drinking glasses.

Greeting Cards

pickup

none

This material may be tied or placed in a separate container, not in a garbage can, and must not be placed with newspapers.

Kraft Paper

pickup

none

Magazines

pickup

none

This material may be tied or placed in a separate container, not in a garbage can, and must not be placed with newspapers.

Mail

pickup

none

Manila Folders

pickup

none

Metal Paint Cans

pickup

none

Mixed Paper

pickup

none

This material may be tied or placed in a separate container, not in a garbage can, and must not be placed with newspapers. This site accepts unwanted mail of all kinds.

Motor Oil Containers

pickup

none

Newspaper

pickup

none

Please tie or place loosely in a container. Do not place in brown paper bags or plastic bags.

Newspaper Inserts

pickup

none

Office Paper

pickup

none

Paper Bags

pickup

none

Can be placed with flattened cardboard.

Paper Egg Cartons

pickup

none

Paper Labels

pickup

none

This material may be tied or placed in a separate container, not in a garbage can, and must not be placed with newspapers.

Paper Sleeves

pickup

none

This material may be tied or placed in a separate container, not in a garbage can, and must not be placed with newspapers.

Paper Tubes

pickup

none

Paperback Books

pickup

none

Paperboard

pickup

none

This site accepts box board /paper board, such as Cereal, grain, shoe, and clothing boxes, paper egg cartons, dry food boxes (pasta, rice, etc.) tissue boxes, paper towel and toilet paper cores, etc. Please Remove and discard plastic liners. No stuck-on food or grease. No foil coated cardboard material. Please Flatten boxes to conserve space.

Pesticide Containers

pickup

none

Phone Books

pickup

none

Shredded Paper

pickup

none

Steel Cans

pickup

none

Steel Lids

pickup

none

Window Envelopes

pickup

none

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