Upcoming Events

Saturday, 9/23/2017, 9:00 AM
Computer and Electronics Collection Event
1310 Route 23 North Wayne, New Jersey

Saturday, 9/23/2017, 10:00 AM
SAT Practice Test
Little Falls Public Library, 8 Warren St.

Sunday, 9/24/2017, 1:00 PM
LittleFallsBiz 5th Annual Fall Festival
Morris Canal Park on Main Street

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Computer and Electronics Collection Event on Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd

Passaic County will hold its 2017 Computer and Electronics Collection Events on the following dates: 

COLLECTION DATES
Friday, September 22, 2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
LOCATION
Passaic County Para-Transit Facility
1310 Route 23 North
Wayne, New Jersey
(Located behind Ski Barn and Gary's Wine & Marketplace)

COLLECTION SITE WILL BE OPEN FROM 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM ONLY- RAIN OR SHINE. This event is FREE to ALL Passaic County Residents. Pre-Registration is Necessary For All Businesses and Institutions; all businesses and institutions MUST call to determine if a separate pick-up is necessary.

Almost All Types of Computer & Electronics Equipment Will Be Accepted For Demanufacturing, Recycling or Reuse - such as:

* Computer systems (monitors, hard drives, etc.)
* Modems
* Telephones & Telephone systems
* Copiers
* Printers
* Fax machines
* Ink Jet & Laser Toner Cartridges
* Video Games & Systems
* Stereo Systems
* Televisions
* CDs & Players
* Computer Games
* Cell Phones
* DVDs & Players
* VCRs & VHS Tapes
* Floppy Discs
* Radios
* Phonographs

 NOT ACCEPTED
Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners, Washers & Dryers

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL THE PASSAIC COUNTY OFFICE OF SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING PROGRAMS AT 973-305-5738 or download this flyer.




Paper Recycling Collection Program on Sunday, October 1st

Want to Dispose of Your Documents Securely? Shred It & Forget It with Passaic County's Paper Recycling Collection Program. The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs is offering free on-site confidential document destruction & recycling services for Passaic County residents (proof of residency required). COLLECTION SITES OPEN FROM 9:00 AM UNTIL 1:00 PM - RAIN OR SHINE

Sunday - October 1
Lambert Castle
3 Valley Road
Paterson, NJ

Up to 6 "Banker Boxes" worth of paper documents (10"x13"x16")*

ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS: Old checks, Tax returns, Bank Statements, Utility Bills, Computer Printouts, Medical Information (no x-rays), Copy Paper (white and with color), Envelopes, Letterhead and Stationery, and any other personal documents. Staples accepted.

UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS: Metal Binders, Plastics, Overnight Shipping Envelopes (FedEx, UPS, etc.), Photographs, Carbon Paper, and any other non-paper item.

*Participants must take back containers that documents were brought in

For further information, please call the Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs at (973) 305-5738. Download the flyer here for further information.





1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Did you know that reading to your child is one of the most powerful ways to boost his or her brain power? Sharing books helps your child learn pre-reading skills including: understanding the sounds that letters make, developing a larger vocabulary, and building background knowledge. As of January, the Library invites you and your young ones (any child from birth until enters kindergarten) to participate in 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. The program is free and provides a great way to bond with your child. Stop by the front desk to register and pick up a folder that contains a program overview, log, suggested book list, and early literacy tips. Logging books read is as simple as checking off a number on a paper log or on the app. Incentives are offered at each 100 mark. Don't delay, get started today! The Little Falls Public Library is located at 8 Warren St.​






Passaic County Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale & Education Program on Sunday, October 15th

The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs is sponsoring a Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale & Education Program on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 9:00 AM Until 1:30 PM, rain or shine, at the Wanaque Campus of Passaic County Community College, 500 Union Avenue, Wanaque (Haskell), NJ. Reserve a Compost Bin by Thursday, October 12, 2017 and get a FREE kitchen scrap bucket (with bin purchase-one per household).

Compost Bins sre $55 including tax, and Rain Barrels are $75 including tax while supplies last. Cash or check accepted. To reserve a Compost Bin or Rain Barrel call the Passaic County Recycling Main Line at (973) 305-5738 Please leave your name, phone number, and number of compost bins and/or rain barrels to be purchased. Also available for purchase: kitchen buckets, aerators, chicken-wire style holding bins and more! Download the flyer to view both dates this program will be offered in 2017.




Clifton Health Department and St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center to Offer Free Breast Cancer Presentation on October 20th

The Clifton Health Department and St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center will be offering a FREE educational presentation on breast cancer. The lecture will be held at the Clifton Main Memorial Library, located on 292 Piaget Ave., Community Room A, on October 20, 2017 at 2 pm. The speaker will be Dr. Nadra Moulayes, DO, a Breast Surgeon affiliated with St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. Dr. Moulayes will be speaking on risk factors for breast cancer, the critical importance of self-breast examination, mammograms, signs of breast cancer, a variety of existing treatment options, treatment after surgery, and recovery. This program is open to Clifton and Little Falls residents; please call 973-470-5760 as soon as possible to register as space is limited.

Read the press release for more information.


Passaic County 2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collections

COLLECTION SITES OPEN FROM 7:30 am UNTIL 2:00 pm - RAIN OR SHINE; this program is available FREE OF CHARGE to Passaic County residents ONLY. Proof of residency will be required

Saturday - October 28
Passaic County Para-Transit Facility
1310 Route 23 North
Wayne, N.J. (located behind Ski Barn)

Acceptable Materials for Disposal
The following items must be delivered in marked containers with original labels:

* Pesticides & Herbicides
* Propane Tanks
* Solvents & Thinners
* Varnishes & Waxes
* Corrosives & Cleaners
* Pool Chemicals
* Oil Based Paints
* Aerosol Cans|
* Kerosene Flares
* Photographic Chemicals
* Fluorescent Light Bulbs
* Car Batteries
* Used Motor Oil & Oil Filters
* Antifreeze
* Old Gasoline/Oil Mix
* Flares
* Fire Extinguishers
* Mercury Switches & Thermometers

Unacceptable Materials
The following items will NOT be accepted

* Explosives
* Dioxins
* Medical Waste
* Sllvex
* Infectious Waste
* Radioactive Material
* Computers & Electronics
* Tires & Appliances
* Latex Paint
* Household Batteries

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL THE PASSAIC COUNTY RECYCLING DEPT. 973-305-5738 or download this flyer



Digital Memory Media Conversion at the Library on Saturday, November 18th

The Little Falls Public Library is pleased to sponsor a digital preservation fundraising event to help patrons maintain personal memories of print photos, film, videos and other media materials. The Little Falls Library has partnered with Digital Memory Media (a Division of Innovative Document Imaging LLP), a leading provider of digital imaging services. Digital Memory Media brings secure, professional preservation services to individuals at an affordable price. In addition, twenty percent (20%) of all proceeds from the program will be donated to the library.

WHEN: November 18th
TIME: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
COST: There is no charge to attend the fundraiser
WHERE: Little Falls Public Library, 8 Warren Street, Little Falls, NJ 07424

Patrons are encouraged to bring their personal collections, such as print photographs, slides and audio-visual material including VHS videos, 8mm, and 16mm film to the event. Digital Memory Media advisors will be on hand to counsel patrons on the best way to digitally preserve their collections. Once scanned and digitized, patrons will be notified of a date and time to retrieve their material from the library.


Passaic County 2017 Tire Recycling Collection Events - Free for Residents!

Collection sites open from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM· RAIN OR SHINE

Saturday - April 29
Passaic County
Community College
(Passaic Campus)
2 Paulison Avenue
Passaic, NJ
Sunday - September 17
Passaic County
Para-Transit Facility
1310 Route 23 North
Wayne, NJ
(Located behind Ski Barn)
Saturday - December 2
Passaic County
Community College
(Wanaque Campus)
500 Union Avenue
Wanaque (Haskell), NJ

Accepting: Up to 8 tires (with or without rims) per household

For further information, please call the Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs at 973-305-5738

No Commercially Generated Tires. Proof of Residency Required. Recycling Services Provided by Tire Management, Paterson, NJ.

For complete information download this flyer.



The 2017 Senior Farmers’ Market

The Passaic County Farmers’ Market operates from June through November. For income requirements, please contact the Department of Senior Services after June 15th at 973-569-4060. The program provides eligible low-income individuals with vouchers to purchase fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables and fresh cut herbs from certified farmers and roadside stands.

The program reinforces the importance of using locally grown produce and expands the awareness and use of the local farmers. Each eligible individual will receive five $5.00 vouchers for the season to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs from authorized farmers. Vouchers cannot be redeemed at grocery stores and other food markets.

Requirements:
To be eligible to receive Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program benefits, individuals must be at least 60 years old, a Passaic County resident and meet the programs income requirements. All individuals must complete an application, provide proof of income, residency and personally sign for the vouchers.