Garbage, Recycling & Yard Waste

Garbage Collection:

Gaeta is Waldwick's solid waste and recycling collection contractor. Important changes have been made to the Borough's Curbside Garbage Collection rules in an effort to mitigate dramatic cost increases in the garbage collection industry as shown in the table below. Garbage will continue to be collected curbside twice weekly. See Garbage Collection Map.

Mondays & Thursdays Collection - West of, and including, Franklin Turnpike to Wyckoff border.
Tuesdays & Fridays Collection - East of Franklin Turnpike to Saddle River border.


Containers per collection

Two 50 gallon/50 lb containers

Bulk pickup collection

Two items per month, must schedule with Clerk’s Office


Bergen County Utilities Authority Recycling Update - April 2024

Recycling Collection (Commingled & Cardboard/Mixed Paper):

No changes to Curbside Recycling Collection - every Wednesday alternating between Cardboard & Mixed Paper (newspapers, magazines, books, mail and junk mail) and Commingled Collection one week and (plastics #1, #2, & #5, glass jars/bottles and aluminum & tin cans) the next.  Recyclables must be loose in cans - no plastic bags.  Recycling Collection Dates 2024

Waldwick also owns and operates our own Recycling Center located at 19 Industrial Park.  Recycling Center hours are Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

*NEW Recycling Decals Available Now!

Visit the Clerk’s office to pickup yard waste and recycling stickers for your cans/containers. Avoid missed pickups!


Bulk, White Goods & Electronics Collection:

In order to streamline the process of scheduling Bulk, Electronics or White Goods pickup, please use the online forms below. If you are having trouble with these forms, contact the Clerk’s office at (201) 652-5300 x238. Also, please consider donating your items to a local charity organization instead. Examples include Families for Families, Vietnam Veterans of America, Salvation Army.

Bulk Collection Form - Next Collection is 6/20. Form due 6/14 at 2:00 PM
Heavy Metal Collection Form - Next Collection is 6/3. Form due 5/9 by 2:00 PM
Electronics Collection Form - Next Collection is 6/17 Form due 6/12
Complete Bulk Collection Schedule
Complete White Goods & Electronics Schedule


Yard Waste Collection:


2024 Leaf Collection Schedule: