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Recycling Center
142 North Railroad Avenue

(201) 529-3344

Hours:   M-F 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
              Sat  7:00 a.m .- 1:00 p.m.




CLICK HERE:   Mahwah Recycles Chart

    Click on links below to view all Recycling Center information in regards to schedule, Holidays, Closures, and Collections

** Scroll down for a breakdown of recycling sections ** 
Please take special notice    As per Township of Mahwah Ordinance #1193 Section 1. 15-7.1:B----All receptacles containing solid waste or recyclables shall be placed at the curb for collection no earlier than 6:00 p.m. on the day prior to the scheduled collection date and shall be removed within 12 hours after such receptacles have been emptied, and such receptacles shall be stored in an inconspicuous and sanitary location.

WHAT IS TO BE RECYCLED   -    How To Prepare It

The following “Recyclable Materials” will be collected curbside by the Township.  Effective January 1, 2008, the Township Recycling regulations changed to the following:  all glass, plastic, tin and aluminum recyclable items can be placed in the same container for curbside pickup by the Township Recycling Department. Residents can place these items at the curb in containers no larger than 40 gallons. DO NOT put recycling in plastic bags/

The schedule for recycling material has remained the same; there are no changes in service. Please see schedule below including the recycling section listing. The remaining material (newspaper, magazines and cardboard) are to be prepared using existing regulations as listed below.   

Residents who wish to continue to separate their recycling material can do so at the Recycling Center on North Railroad Avenue.  Residents in Fardale can still separate items at Co. #4 Firehouse on Fardale Avenue on Saturdays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  (Please check the schedule for the Saturdays this service is not available).  If there are any questions, please call the Department of Public Works - 201-529-3344.

  1. Newspapers: Newspapers must be bundled and string tied. NO brown bags, magazines or junk mail are to be included in the bundles. Bundles should not be more than 30 pounds in weight.
  2. Magazines: must be bundled and string tied. No newspapers, brown bags or junk mail are to be included in the bundles. Bundles should not be more than 30 pounds in weight.
  3. Cardboard: Cardboard should be folded or cut and string tied in bundles weighing no more than 30 pounds. For large amounts of cardboard, call the recycling center for special arrangements.
  4. Aluminum & Metal Cans: Food and beverage cans only. All labels must be removed and insides should be rinsed clean. 
  5. Glass: All glass goods should be rinsed clean and unbroken. No mirrors, plate glass, china, light bulbs, ceramic or porcelain goods will be collected. 
  6. Plastic:  Food and beverage containers.  Plastic containers with Codes 1-7.  Please remove all caps from plastic beverage containers.
  • All recyclables must be at curb by 7:00 a.m.
  • Pick up starts at 7:00 a.m. - each street is picked up ONCE.


The Township Recycling Center does not accept used motor oil, antifreeze, tires of any size, paint, paint cans or propane tanks of any size. These items can be disposed of through the Bergen County Utilities Authority  Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program. Contact 201-807-5825 for further information.  In addition, refrigerators/freezers and air conditioners are not accepted at the Recycling Center.  They are picked up at no charge by calling Suburban Disposal Inc. at 1-973-227-7020.

The following items may be dropped off at the Recycling Center located at 142 North Railroad Avenue:
AUTO BATTERIES Car batteries only
HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES Barrels provided for disposal
CARDBOARD Must be cut and bundled 
SCRAP METAL All metal waste and household appliances 
NEWSPAPER No brown or plastic bags
MAGAZINES No brown or plastic bags
GLASS Containers provided for deposit
PLASTIC Barrels provided for deposit
TIN CANS Barrels provided for deposit
ALUMINUM Barrels provided for deposit
MIXED PAPER Office files, computer, brown bags, all paper products
ELECTRONICS Computers, TVs, radios, microwaves









Factories, Warehouse, Office complexes, Service Stations, Hotels and all commercial establishments are required to comply with the Recycling Act.

Business pickups will be on Thursday and Friday of every week.  If there is a problem establishing a program, the Recycling Coordinator will assist.  When recycling materials are prepared for pickup they must follow the same criteria as for a curbside pickup.

The following multiple family residences have "on premise depots" for all recyclable items to be picked up.  There will be no curbside pick-up for these associations.  For further information call your management group or condo association.

Bogerts Ranch Estates                             Mall Apartments
Brookside Manor                                       Paddington Square
Chapel Greens                                          Pond Meadows
Franklin Crossing                                      Kilmer Woods I, II, III
Ramapo Brae                                            Lindvale Garden Apartments
Ramapo Garden Apartments                    Rolling Hills Apartments
Ridge Gardens

In case of snow there will be no pickup - pickup will be on your next regular scheduled pickup day



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