Click on this link: 2018 River Vale Recycling Calendar (PDF) to find out when your recycling will be picked up, or click on the "Recycle Coach APP" tab to the left to utilize this new and helpful recycling tool!

Dual stream recycling began January 1, 2017.  
Paper and cardboard must be separated 
from commingled recyclables due to rising costs.

Drop Off

While curbside recycling is still available to residents, dumpsters are also located at 320 Rivervale Road, the DPW building, for residents to drop off recyclables Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 2:30pm.  The Recycling Center is closed on weekends and holidays.

Electronics Recycling

We now have Electronics Recycling added to our Initiative. You may now drop off your electronics for recycling Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 2:30pm. at the River Vale DPW office located at 320 Rivervale Road.

White Goods / Metals

  • Picked up every Thursday
  • Please call the DPW at 201-664-2346, ext. 1400 at least 24 hours in advance to schedule a pick up of white goods and metals.

Hazardous Waste

Take Your Hazardous Waste to a Safer Place!
Please click here for the 2018 Collection Events for Bergen County Residents.

Contact the Bergen County Utilities Authority at 201-641-2552, or visit them online for a complete list of acceptable and unacceptable materials for collection.

Click here for a flyer with details on the BCUA tire, electronics and paper shredding events.

Questions about holidays and snow removal? Please view our Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) or feel free to call the Department of Public Works (DPW) at 201-664-2346, ext. 1400.