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Garbage & Recycling Schedule
Learn about town schedule and regulations for garbage and recycling collection.
Tenafly Recycling and Convenience Center (TRCC)
The Borough operates the Tenafly Recycling and Convenience Center located at 153 Grove Street (formerly the Transfer Station) for use by Tenafly residents only with a valid Recycling Center decal.
Commingled recycling consists of materials such as glass containers and bottles, aluminum cans, plastic containers (Number 1, Number 2 and Number 5), steel and tin cans, jars, plastic milk containers, and hard rigid plastics.
Household garbage will be collected by private contractor, Waste Industries, from the rear or side yard between 6 am and 4 pm except designated holidays.
Grass and Branch Disposal
Guidelines for disposing of grass and branches in the Borough of Tenafly.
Preservation & Protection of Trees
Generally, trees located along municipal streets and rights-of-way are maintained by the Department of Public Works and may not be removed without the consent of the Borough of Tenafly.
The owner/occupants of premises in the Borough shall be responsible for proper maintenance and repair of all house sewer connections between the dwelling and the main sanitary sewer line.
Special Collection of Bulky Waste
Residents may call the contractor, Waste Industries, directly at 201-567-3100 to schedule a special collection of bulky waste. There is a fee for this service.
Public Works Responsibilities
Learn about the responsibilities of Public Works, including maintenance around town.
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