Superintendent: Bill Ebenhack
Mailing Address: 80 West Madison Avenue, Dumont, NJ 07628
Physical Address: 1 Aladdin Avenue, Dumont, NJ
Hours: Mon-Fri, 7am-3:30pm
Maintenance of parks, sewers, town garbage, leaf removal, street sweeping, tree removal and pruning of town trees, branch pick-up, asphalt curbs and aprons, pothole, bulk metal pick-up, snow removal, salting of all roads including county roads, signs & lines, holiday decorations, grass & yard debris pick-up, shopping cart removal, catch basin cleaning, among other duties.
All vehicles should be removed from all Borough streets to allow for removal of snow.
Garbage Collection Schedule
- EAST SIDE of town from Washington Avenue to the Cresskill border is collected on Tuesday and Friday
- WEST SIDE of town from Washington Avenue to the New Milford border is collected on Monday and Thursday
Holiday Garbage Collection
When a holiday falls on your scheduled garbage collection day, your garbage will be collected on your next regularly-scheduled collection day.
Bulk Metal Pickup
Bulk metal is picked up by the Dumont DPW. Residents MUST call the DPW at 201-387-5045, Monday to Friday between 7:00am and 3:00pm, to schedule a pickup.
NOTE: If you are discarding a hot water heater or a furnace, a permit and a sticker must be obtained from the Building Department in order for it to be picked up on the bulk metal pickup day.
2017 Bulk Metal Pickup Schedule
(from Washington Ave. to Cresskill border)
(from Washington Ave. to New Milford border)
(no pickup in November)
(no pickup in November)
Bottles and Cans / Newspaper: These recycling items are collected town-wide every Wednesday, on an alternating schedule. Please check the Recycling Calendar for the schedule. Residents are requested to put their recyclables in a proper container for pickup and also secure their paper and cardboard in a way as to keep it from blowing away on windy days.
Acceptable Items for Recycling
- Recyclables: Aluminum and tin cans, mixed colored glass, bottles and jars, plastic bottles, dishwasher bottles, detergent bottles. Wash/rinse all recyclable containers. Bottle caps and can lids should be discarded.
- Mixed Paper: Newspapers, magazines, junk mail, envelopes, telephone books, soft cover books, corrugated boxes (please flatten). Use brown bags, a laundry basket, corrugated box, or milk crate for paper recycling. Garbage cans are not allowed for mixed paper recycling.
Household Hazardous Waste Events
The Bergen County Utilities Authority conducts hazardous waste collection free of charge for Bergen County residents at several locations in Paramus, Mahwah, and Moonachie:
Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ:
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Bergen County Utilities Authority, foot of Empire Boulevard, Moonachie, NJ:
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Bergen County Campgaw Mountain Reservation, 200 Campgaw Road, Mahwah, NJ:
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
All of the above collection sites are open from 9:00am to 3:00pm (rain or shine).
Electronics, Mobile Paper Shredding, and Tire Events
Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ:
Saturday, April 9, 2017
Sunday, August 19, 2017
Bergen County Campgaw Reservation, 200 Campgaw Road, Mahwah, NJ:
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Saturday, October 22, 2017
The above collection sites open (rain or shine) at 9:00am and close promptly at 2:00pm.
Electronics Drop-Off Container (FOR DUMONT RESIDENTS ONLY):
Located at the back of the DPW Building, 1 Aladdin Avenue, Monday through Friday, 8:00am until 2:30pm. Acceptable items include TVs, computers, monitors, fax machines, modems, VCRs. Pickup service not available - drop off only.
For information regarding private companies/organizations which accept computer equipment and electronics, please visit www.bcua.org (click on Solid Waste and Recycling, then Computer and Electronics).
RECYCLING CANS AVAILABLE FOR DUMONT RESIDENTS ONLY: The Borough has purchased new recycling cans. Residents can purchase up to two cans at $5.00 each. Payment must be made at the Borough Hall Tax Office. The receipt must be presented at the Department of Public Works, 1 Aladdin Avenue, Dumont, NJ, where the cans are stored and are available for pick up between 7:00am and 3:30pm (closed for lunch from 11:45am and 12:30pm).
There are also two websites that are terrific sources of information about recycling:
http://www.recyclingnj.com provides practical and straightforward advice on how New Jersey citizens can reduce the amount of waste their households produce, with simple tips for waste reduction or reuse that do not require dramatic changes in lifestyle. It also gives suggestions for alternative ways for reusing some of the items residents might otherwise discard. Additionally, it provides information additional recycling options that are not available through your local authority, but have been created by private businesses and charity groups, for the collection or redistribution of specific waste items, often at little or no expense to your constituents.
http://www.earth911.com is a privately-owned, for-profit company that specializes in providing consumers with accessible and actionable recycling information across the country. Its Recycling Directory is very comprehensive. It contains information for recycling over 240 different products. The Directory is free for consumers to use on the website, through the toll-free and bilingual hotline(1-800-CLEANUP) and with the free iPhone application (Recycle). Earth911.com lists over 127,000 locations and programs that people can search in the directory to find local recycling and disposal resources. The information provided through the site's directory, editorials and resources represents only fact-based information and useful content.
Leaves & Yard Waste
Grass and Yard Debris Pickup
Grass and yard debris pickup begins on March 22, 2016 and ends the week of October 10, 2016. There will be no pick-up the week of October 17, 2016.
The grass and yard debris from your lawn must be put into a 32-gallon pail (NO PLASTIC BAGS; large paper recycling bags are acceptable) and will be picked up on your grass recycling day. There cannot be any dirt, rocks, or garbage mixed with the grass. Cans should be put out on the night before the scheduled pickup day.
Yard Debris Curbside Collection Schedule
- Tuesday: Washington Ave. from Massachusetts Ave. to streets north of E. Linden, streets east of Charles St. and north of Hamilton, Knickerbocker Road to Massachusetts Ave., Massachusetts Ave. to Washington Ave.
- Wednesday: E. Linden Ave. to Charles St., Hamilton Ave., Knickerbocker Road to Madison Ave., to Elm St., Maple St., and Washington Ave. from E. Linden to the town's southern border.
- Thursday: Columbia Ave., streets west of Washington Ave. to New Milford border, streets south of New Milford Ave. between Prospect Ave. and Washington Ave., including the section west of Prospect Ave. and north of New Milford Ave. to Seminole Avenue.
- Friday: New Milford Ave. between Prospect Ave. and Washington Ave., streets north of New Milford to Golfview and Massachusetts Ave., streets west of Washington Ave. to Prospect Ave.
Tied Branch Pickup
Tied branch pickup begins on March 21, 2017 and ends the week of October 9, 2017. There will be no pick-up the week of October 16, 2017.
Branches MUST be cut and tied into lengths no longer than 4 feet, bundled and put out on your yard debris day or with your regular household garbage. (Town-wide branch pickup on Wednesdays has been discontinued.)
Leaf Season Pickup
Leaf season bulk leaf collection begins on October 23, 2017 and ends the week of December 4, 2017.
Leaves may be raked curbside in the street but MUST be at least 10 feet away from any catch basin in accordance with N.J.D.E.P. Stormwater Management laws. Residents are asked to PLEASE keep their garbage cans and basketball hoops out of the street during this time to help facilitate the leaf collection.
Where in Dumont is it?
1 Aladdin Avenue, Dumont, NJ