Garbage & Recycling
2/13/24: DUE TO THE STORM, INTERSTATE WASTE IS CANCELLING COLLECTION FOR TODAY. ALL COLLECTIONS PUSHED TO THE NEXT DAY ALL WEEK, ENDING WITH FRIDAY'S COLLECTIONS BEING PICKED UP ON SATURDAY, FEB 17.
BOROUGH OFFICES ARE CLOSED ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH.
THERE IS NO CHANGE TO THE GARBAGE & RECYCLING SCHEDULE ON MONDAY.
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 or email email@example.com.
The Borough also owns and operates our own Recycling Center located at the end of Peter's Mine Road (off Margaret King Avenue). 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-475-7179. Heavy metal is picked up on Wednesdays. To be on the list for Wednesday must call by Tuesday at 2pm. You can just leave a message on the garbage & recycling line with your name, phone and the item(s) you need picked up. No return call is necessary.
Please review the 2024 Garbage & Recycling newsletter and the Curbside Recycling Pick Up 2024 Calendar for more details. They can be found on the right hand side of the page under "Garbage/Recycling Documents".
February 2024 Recycle Schedule
Weeks in GREEN represent recycling weeks.
CLICK HERE for the full 2024 Recycling Calendar
REMINDER: ALL GARBAGE & RECYCLING MUST BE AT THE CURB BY 6:30AM ON COLLECTION DAY
CURBSIDE MATTRESS/BOX SPRING COLLECTION POLICY CHANGE FROM INTERSTATE WASTE
CLICK HERE for more information.
Lithium Battery Disposal Information CLICK HERE
CLICK HERE for a listing of the 2023 Passaic County Household Hazardous Waste Events.
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!
MORE COMPOSTING SITES & INFORMATION:
Composting At Home
Passaic County Upcoming Events:
CLICK HERE to view 2024 listing by event name.
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.
CLICK HERE to learn more or to sign up!
Garbage & Recycling Department
Phone: (973) 475-7179
Phone: (866) 342-5497
RINGWOOD RECYCLING CENTER
Wednesdays - 12pm to 5pm
Saturdays - 9am - 5pm
Sundays - 9am - 5pm
List of items Accepted & Not Accepted at the Recycling Center
Located at the End of Peters Mine Road
CLICK HERE to sign up for Ringwood's Reverse 911 Notification System
Listing files in 'Garbage/Recycling Documents'