Monday - Friday

P: (201) 670-3956
F: (201) 670-3959

1 Harding Plaza
Glen Rock

1 Harding Plaza Glen Rock
M-F: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Phone: (201) 670-3956

Recycling & Compost Center

The Center is registered and licensed by the State of New Jersey and strict regulations dictate how the facility is operated.  In addition to the requirements for extended buffer borders around the site, garbage or rubbish is strictly prohibited anywhere within the facility. 

The schedule of hours for the Recycling & Compost Center varies by season.  Hours are posted on the sign at the entrance to the facility, on the Borough calendar and on the tab below.

The Compost Center will be closed ALL Year. All vegetative waste can be disposed of throughout the year in the Recycling Center.  Wood chips can be picked up by special request. Call 201-670-3990

Styrofoam will only be accepted at certain times.  Collection dates will scheduled throughout the year.  Dates are to be determined and information will be posted to the Borough website when available.

Usage Permits

*PLEASE NOTE: Currently vegetative waste should be dropped off into the sanitation truck parked in the Recycling Center on the right side of the collection area.*

The Glen Rock Recycling and Compost Center was designed for the use of Borough residents. A current landfill sticker is required to gain access to the Compost Facility only. No sticker is required to enter the Recycling area. Each vehicle that enters the Compost Facility must display the appropriate sticker on the driver's side window. Residents who regularly use more than one vehicle to transport yard waste to the Compost Center may fill out and return a Glen Rock Resident Landfill Sticker Request Form to the Department of Public Works, and an additional sticker will be forwarded to the indicated address.

Landscapers with proof of accounts serviced in Glen Rock can buy dump tickets to gain access to the Center. Each ticket permits the holder to dump 1 cubic yard of vegetative waste. Dump tickets can be purchased at the DPW Office located at 473 Doremus Avenue between the hours of 8 A.M. to 1 P.M. Books of ten dump tickets are $250. Tickets are valid for dumping grass, brush, leaves, logs, and clean vegetative debris from Spring and Fall yard cleanups. Under no condition will waste be accepted from outside the borough.

2024 Hours of Operations

Recycling & Compost Center

Sunday - CLOSED

Monday - 8am to 3pm

Tuesday - 8am to 3pm

Wednesday - CLOSED

Thursday - 8am to 3pm

Friday - 8am to 3pm

Saturday - 8am to 3pm

Spring Cleanup

  • Monday, May 13th is the pickup date for the North/West section of town.
  • Monday, May 20th is the pickup date for the South/East section of town.
  • Place items on the curb for pickup; No items should be placed in the road. 
  • Acceptable items include leaves, flowers, grass, and branches no larger than four inches in diameter and shorter than four feet in length. Branches can be bundled and tied together or placed in biodegradable bags. All loose items must be in trash containers or biodegradable bags. If loose items are not in a container or biodegradable bag, it will not be taken. No item should exceed 40 pounds.
  • Items that are not taken as part of the Spring cleanup are dirt, rocks, concrete, logs, plastic bags, and plastic plant pots.