Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs
18 Clark Street, Paterson, NJ 07505
Manager: Nina Seiden
Phone: (973) 305-5738
Fax: (973) 225-0222
2021 Recycling Collection Events
Household Hazardous Waste Collections
Computer and Electronics Recycling Events
Document Shredding and Recycling Collection Program
Used Bicycle and Sewing Machine Collection Event
Tire Recycling Collections
Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale and Education Program
Medical Sharps Collection
This program is free of charge to Passaic County Residents - proof of residency required.
|Pesticides||Herbicides||Solvents and Thinners||Varnishes and Waxes|
|Corrosives and Cleaners||Pool Chemicals||Oil Based Products||Aerosol Cans|
|Kerosene||Photographic Materials||Fluorescent Bulbs||Car Batteries|
|Used Motor Oil||Antifreeze||Old Gasoline||Flares|
|Fire Extinguishers||Mercury Thermometers||Oil Filters||Propane Tanks|
*Small Quantity Commercial Generators (CESQG's) must call (973) 305-5738 to make special arrangements. A nominal fee will be charged.
|Electronics||Radioactive Materials||Latex paint||Tires|
This program is free of charge to Passaic County Residents - proof of residency required. Pre-Registration necessary for all businesses and institutions.
|Computer Systems||Ink and Toner Cartridges||Cell Phones|
|Modems||Video Games and Systems||DVDs and Players|
|Landline Phones||Stereo Systems||VCRs and VHS Tapes|
|Printers||CDs and Players||Radios|
|Fax Machines||Computers Games||Phonographs|
Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners, Washers, and Dryers are not accepted.
This program is free of charge to Passaic County Residents - proof of residency required. Up to 6 "Banker Boxes" worth of paper accepted per household. (10"x13"x16"). Participants must take back containers all documents were brought in.
|Old Checks||Tax Returns||Bank Statements|
|Computer Printouts||Medical Information (no x-rays or film)||Copy Paper|
|Letterhead and Stationery||Utility Bills||Personal Documents|
|Metal Binders||Staples||Overnight Shipping Envelopes|
|Photographs and Film||Carbon Paper||Other non-paper materials|
|Used Bicycle and Sewing Machine Collection Event|
Masks required | Drive-up Only
We are collecting bikes and sewing machines to be put to good use in the developing world in countries like Ghana, Tanzania, Albania, Fiji and Guatemala.
Saturday, May 1
Woodland Park Borough Hall
5 Brophy Lane, Woodland Park
| Donations are tax deductible and a receipt will be provided
on site. For more information, please call (973) 305-5738.
| Collection sites open from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Rain or Shine
Masks required | Drive-up Only | Stay in Car
| Saturday, April 24
Passaic County Para-Transit Facility
1310 Route 23 North, Wayne
Sunday, October 24
Buehler's Cultural Center Parking Lot
950 High Mountain Road, North Haledon
This program is free of charge to Passaic County Residents. We accept up to 8 tires (with or without rims) per household. No Commercially Generated Tires accepted. Proof of residency required.
|Events open 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Rain or Shine
Masks required | Drive-up Only
Saturday, May 22
Ringwood Municipal Building
60 Margaret King Ave, Ringwood
Sunday, October 3
Clifton Boys & Girls Club
181 Colfax Ave, Clifton
Open to All - no residency required
The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste and Recycling is offering discounted prices on Rain Barrels and Compost Bins. Compost bins cost $54.95 (includes free scrap bucket) and Rain Barrels cost $69.95. Prices include tax; cash or check accepted. Limited supply. To order, please visit our online store at: www.passaiccompostersale.ecwid.com.
The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners and the Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs is offering free medical syringe collection services for Passaic County residents (proof of residency required). For more information, please call (973) 305-5738.