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Recycling

Recycling Center Hours:
Weekdays: 7 AM – 3:50 PM
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: 9 AM – 2 PM

Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 8 AM – 3:30 PM

2020 Recycling and Garbage Schedule, Recycling Poster Now Available

The 2020 Recycling and Garbage Schedule and the 2020 Recycling Poster are available for download by clicking the link below.

RECYCLABLE ITEMS

Appliances and Metal – Refrigerators, stoves, washers, air conditioners, fencing, etc. can be dropped off or picked up (a fee of $5.00 per item for pickup) paid in advance at the Recycling Office, 70 Sindle Ave. (DPW facility) or Municipal Building, 225 Main St, or mailed to the Township of Little Falls, 225 Main St., Attn: Recycling Dept. Pickups will be made within a couple days once fee is paid

Car Batteries May be dropped off at the Recycling Center. See attendant for disposal

Cardboard (curbside collectionsee schedule for dates) Place in recycling compactor truck marked for cardboard. Cardboard consist of corrugated cardboard and chipboard (cereal, macaroni, and shoe boxes etc.) Clean pizza boxes are recyclable. Do not include any wax coated cardboard packing materials or plastic.

Clothes – Clothes may be placed in donation boxes located at the Recycling Center

Commingled Containers (curbside collectionsee schedule for dates) (containers cannot weigh more than 40 lbs) Rinsed glass food and beverage containers (no window glass), tin and bi-metal cans, aluminum cans, and plastics marked with #’s 1,2,5 only can be put in recycling roll-offs marked for commingled items. NO plastic bags allowed to be used in recycling. LOOSE MATERIALS MUST BE PLACED IN CONTAINERS.

Electronics TVs, Computers, monitors, telephones, VCRS and DVD players, stereos, etc. may be dropped off at the Recycling Center in the electronics box. Residents may also schedule a pick-up of these items by calling (973-256-6815). There is a $5.00 each pick up fee for TV’s larger than 35 inches and/or console TVs.

Grass and Leaves will be collected in paper biodegradable bags only (Do not place in street). Section I will be collected on Monday. Section II will be collected on Tuesday. (must be at the curb by 6 a.m. and not weigh more than 40 lbs.) Bags will be collected until there is snow on the ground. Residents can also drop off their grass and leaves at the Recycling Center in the marked area. NO PLASTIC BAGS. Loose leaves are not permitted to be placed in the street.

Holiday Trees Trees will be picked up curbside during the month of January as weather and schedule permits. Residents can also drop them off at the Recycling Center in the marked area.

Motor Oil – can be dropped off at the Recycling Center between 11 a.m. and 3:50 p.m. See attendant on duty for disposal. If no attendant is present DO NOT drop off oil. DO NOT mix any other chemical with the motor oil.

Paper – Place in roll off container marked for paper. NO PLASTIC BAGS. Mixed paper shall consist of newspaper, magazines, junk mail, telephone books, office paper, brown bags, etc. (curbside collection – see schedule for dates.)

Paints, Chemicals, Propane Tanks, etc. We are not permitted by law to accept these items. Do not transport or bring these items to the Recycling Center. Please call the Passaic County Office of Recycling at 973-881-4506 for disposal information

Tires – Auto tires and small truck tires may be brought to the Recycling Center on
Sindle Ave.       Fees: Car tires - $4.00 per tire    Truck Tires - $15.00 per tire

Tree Branches You must call 973-256-6815 to be put on the schedule for pick-up. Branches must be no longer than 10 feet in length, stacked neatly with the cut ends all facing the same way. Branches 3 feet or smaller must be bundled. Branches must be placed by the curb where accessible, but NOT IN THE STREET. No roots or tree stumps are permitted.

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Last Updated: Wed, 12/18/2019 - 3:16pm