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Riverdale Borough Solid Waste Information

Riverdale Borough
91 Newark Pompton Turnpike P.O. Box 6
Riverdale,  NJ   07457
Tel: (973) 835-4060   Fax: (973) 835-0783
WWW: www.riverdalenj.gov
 

Contacts From Riverdale Borough

  • Steve Schotanus, Clean Communities Coordinator
    Riverdale Borough
    P.O. Box 6, 91 Newark Pompton Pike
    Riverdale,  NJ   07457
    Tel: (973) 835-6077   Fax: (973) 835-0783
    Email: sschotanus@riverdalenj.gov
    WWW: www.riverdalenj.gov
     

Solid Waste Services In Riverdale Borough

Curbside Garbage Collection

  • Program Description: The town provides for residential garbage collection. The municipality pays for tipping fees directly. Absolutely no construction materials will be picked up. Construction materials include such items as sheetrock, tile, framing lumber, windows, doors, etc.
  • Schedule: The entire borough is collected once a week on Tuesday.
  • Service Provider: Blue Diamond Disposal, Inc., 5 Howard Blvd., 
    Mt. Arlington,  NJ   07856
    Tel: (973) 598-9800   Fax: (973) 598-9900
    Email: custsvc@bluediamonddisposal.com
    WWW: www.bluediamonddisposal.com
     

Material Accepted

Type 13 Bulky Solid Waste (Disposal) One bulk item may be put out on a colelction day. This could be a couch, chair, matress, box spring, etc. One roll of carpet (4 feet wide) and no heavier than 50 pounds will be picked up as a bulk item on each collection day. It is suggested that you make arrangements with a carpet installer to haul away used carpet and padding.

 

Curbside Recycling Collection

  • Program Description: Single-stream recycling collection
  • Schedule: Every Friday, please do not place non-recyclable items out with this pick-up
  • Service Provider: Blue Diamond Disposal, Inc., 5 Howard Blvd., 
    Mt. Arlington,  NJ   07856
    Tel: (973) 598-9800   Fax: (973) 598-9900
    Email: custsvc@bluediamonddisposal.com
    WWW: www.bluediamonddisposal.com
     

Material Accepted

Aluminum Containers (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Rinse thoroughly (no residue allowed) and commingle with recyclables.
Brown Paper Bags (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Commingle with other recyclables.
Chipboard/Paperboard (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Commingle with other recyclables. Flatten all boxes. Include beverage carriers, cereal, pasta and facial tissue boxes, paper towel rolls.
Corrugated Cardboard (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Flatten and mix with other recyclables, and do not bundle or tie.
Newspaper (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Mix with other recyclables, and do not tie or bundle.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto bottles. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #2 (HDPE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #4 (LDPE) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #5 (PP) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Plastic #7 (OTHER) Food/Bev. Containers (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto containers. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Shredded Paper (Recycling - Single Stream - Generic) If recycling shredded paper with in the MCMUA's "all-in-one" single-stream recycling collection program, the shredded paper must be put into a translucent or clear plastic bag and the bag must be tied closed.
Telephone Books (Recycling - Commingled Paper) Also include paperback or softcover books. Do not include hardcover books.
Glass Containers (Recycling) Remove lids, rinse the glass and commingle with recyclables. Put metal lids into container; do not put metal lids back onto glass bottles and jars.
Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not put caps/lids back onto bottles. Put caps/lids into the garbage.
Scrap Metal (Recycling) Collected the first Friday of every month.
Steel (Tin) Containers (Recycling) Empty, rinse and commingle with recyclables. Aerosol cans must be empty. Remove plastic cap/lids, and put them into the garbage.

 

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside collection of vegetative waste.
  • Schedule: This collection is available every Wednesday.
  • Service Provider: Riverdale Borough, 91 Newark-Pompton Turnpike, PO Box 6, 
    Riverdale,  NJ   07457
    Tel: (973) 835-4060   Fax: (973) 835-0783
    WWW: www.riverdalenj.gov
     

Material Accepted

Brush/Tree Parts (Recycling) Tie in bundles no longer than 4 feet. No larger than 4" in diameter.
Christmas Trees (Recycling) Accepted curbside every Wednesday following Christmas. They grind the tree as collected. Please remove all decoration and no tree bags or stands.
Leaves (Recycling) Must be in 30 gallon bio-degradable brown paper bags available from hardware and home centers.

 

Curbside Bulky Waste Collection

  • Program Description: Curbside bulky waste collection.
  • Schedule: This material is collected every Tuesday. One bulky item only.
  • Service Provider: Blue Diamond Disposal, Inc., 5 Howard Blvd., 
    Mt. Arlington,  NJ   07856
    Tel: (973) 598-9800   Fax: (973) 598-9900
    Email: custsvc@bluediamonddisposal.com
    WWW: www.bluediamonddisposal.com
     

Material Accepted

 


Municipal Recycling Depot(s) In Riverdale Borough

Riverdale DPW Garage (Municipal Recycling Depot)
Dalton Drive
Riverdale,  NJ   07457
Tel: (973) 835-6077   Fax: (973) 835-0783
Email: sschotanus@riverdalenj.gov
WWW: www.riverdalenj.gov
 
  • Facility Type: Municipal Recycling Depot

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Acceptable Material - Recycling - Single-Stream - All-In-One


 
 

Acceptable Material - Recycling

E-Waste - Computers, TVs, etc. (Recycling) Computers, Laptops, Printers, Copy Machines, VCR’s, DVD Players, Stereos, Radios, Phones, Fax Machines, Camcorders, Electric Typewriters, Telephones, Cell Phones. TV are not accepted.
Tires (Recycling) $2.00 fee per tire and tire may be on or off the rim.

 

 

 


Other Solid Waste Facilities In Riverdale Borough

Best Buy (Class "D" Recycling Facility (Special))
48 Route 23 North
Riverdale,  NJ   07457
Tel: 973-283-3399  
WWW: www.bestbuy.com
 

 


Documents

Click below to view original documents regarding Riverdale Borough. If inconsistencies are discovered between these documents and the information provided below, one should initially assume Riverdale Borough document is correct as it was produced directly by the town. Please contact Riverdale Borough to verify any issues you are uncertain about and please forward any corrections to the MCMUA at info@mcmua.com.