Hunterdon County, NJ

Contacts

Alan Johnson/Jennifer O’Sullivan
Hunterdon County Division of Public Health Services
Solid Waste & Recycling Program
PO Box 2900
Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
Telephone: (908) 788-1351/(908)788-1110
Fax: (908) 782-7510
WWW: http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/recycling.html
e-mail: swrs@co.hunterdon.nj.us

Hunterdon County’s 2015 and 2016 HHW Days

HHW Events Are Held On The 2nd Saturday Of March, July And November

  • 2015 HHW Collection Event Dates Are:
    March 14th, July 11th And November 14th
  • 2016 HHW Collection Event Dates Are:
    March 12th, July, 9th And November 12th

Time: 9:00 A.M. To 1:00 P.M.
Location: Hunterdon County (Library) Complex
314 State Route 12 East
Flemington (Raritan Township)
Directions

  • NO PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
  • EVENTS ARE HELD RAIN OR SHINE
  • NO COMPUTERS, MONITORS OR PROPANE TANKS WILL BE ACCEPTED
Caution

Explosives or Highly Reactive Materials may be dangerous. If you have these types of materials, call first for safety instructions. DO NOT bring these materials without prior authorization! These dangerous items include, but are not limited to, picric acid, isopropyl ether, calcium carbide, perchloric acid and benzoyl peroxide.

Items/Materials That Will Be Accepted At County HHW Collection Events Include
(Materials incurring a charge if an excess of 80 lbs./10 gallons of material per vehicle is delivered  – Excess quantities will be charged $1.49 per pound)
Latex Paint*
Asbestos**
Gasoline
Fuel Oil/Sludge
Fluorescent Tubes ***
Oil Based Paint*
Insecticides
Gas/Oil Mix
Photographic Chemicals
Mercury
Paint Thinner
Pesticides
Diesel Fuel
Aerosol Cans
Thermostats
Battery Acid
Varnish/Stains
Herbicides
Kerosene
Drain Cleaner
Pool Chemicals
NOTE: Paints can also be delivered to the Dedicated Collection Events for Paints, Oil, (20 lb.) Propane Tanks and Smoke Detectors (POPS). See more information below.*Once latex paint has hardened into a solid, it can be disposed of as residential solid waste.
**Triple wrap all asbestos in plastic and dampen asbestos pipe wrap.
***Wrap fluorescent tubes in newspaper or put back in original sleeve.
Materials that will be accepted with no charge or quantity limit
Used Motor Oil
Anti-Freeze/Coolant
Single use propane cylinders
Lead Acid Batteries Fire Extinguishers
*Used Motor Oil can also be delivered to the Dedicated Collection Events for Paints, Oil, (20 lb.)

Propane Tanks and Smoke Detectors (POPS). See more information below.

WE WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
Solid Waste
Radioactive Materials
Pentachlorophenol
Freon Containing Items
Tires
Unidentified Materials
Empty Containers
Computers**
Explosives
Silvex
Helium Tanks
Smoke Detectors*
Televisions**
(20 lb) Propane Tanks*
Computer Monitors**

PCBs
Electronics** 
*(20 lb.) Propane Tanks and Smoke Detectors can also be delivered to the Dedicated Collection Days for Paints, Oil, (20 lb.) Propane Tanks and Smoke Detectors (POPS). See more information below.**Computers, Computer Monitors, Televisions and other acceptable electronics items will be collected the County Electronics Collection Events.  See more information below.

HUNTERDON COUNTY DEDICATED COLLECTION DAYS FOR PAINTS, OIL, (20 LB.) PROPANE TANKS AND SMOKE DETECTORS (POPS)

  • 2015 POPS Collection Event Dates Are:
    May 30th And September 26th
  • 2016 POPS Collection Event Dates Are:
    May 14th And September 10th

Time: 9:00 A.M. To 1:00 P.M.
Location: Hunterdon County (Library) Complex
314 State Route 12 East
Flemington (Raritan Township)

  • Events Are Held Rain Or Shine
  • No Pre-Registration Is Required
  • Please Check What Materials/Items Are Accepted At A Specific Collection Event

ITEMS/MATERIALS THAT WILL BE ACCEPTED AT COUNTY POPS COLLECTION EVENTS INCLUDE:

(Materials incurring a charge if an excess of 10 gallons of material per vehicle is delivered – Excess quantities will be charged $1.49 per pound)

  • Latex Paint*
  • Oil-Based Paint*
  • Varnish/Stains*
  • Other Liquid Coatings*

*Latex paint, Oil Based Paint, Varnishes/Stains and Other Liquid Coatings can also be delivered to  the County HHW Events.  See more information above.

(Materials that will be accepted with no charge or quantity limit)

  • Used Motor Oil

ITEMS THAT WILL BE ACCEPTED AT COUNTY POPS COLLECTION EVENTS INCLUDE:

(Up to 10 items per vehicle will be accepted)

  • 20 lb. Propane Tanks
  • Helium Tanks
  • Smoke Detectors

ITEMS/Materials that will not be accepted at County POPS events INCLUDE:

  • Solid Waste
  • Computers*
  • Tires
  • Empty Containers
  • Computer Monitors*
  • Other Automotive Fluids
  • Pentachlorophenol
  • Televisions*
  • Freon Containing Items
  • Silvex
  • PCB’s
  • Unidentified Materials

**Computers, Computer Monitors, Televisions and other acceptable electronics items will be collected the County Electronics Collection Events.  See below for more information.


HUNTERDON COUNTY ELECTRONICS COLLECTION EVENTS

Electronics Collection Events Are Held On The 2nd Saturday Of April And October

  • 2015 Electronics Collection Event Dates Are:
    April 11th And October 10th
  • 2016 Electronics Collection Event Dates Are:
    April 9th And October 8th

Time: 9:00 A.M. To 1:00 P.M.
Location: Hunterdon County (Library) Complex
314 State Route 12 East
Flemington (Raritan Township)

  • Events Are Held Rain Or Shine
  • No Pre-Registration Is Required
  • Please Check What Materials/Items Are Accepted At A Specific Collection Event

ITEMS THAT WILL BE ACCEPTED AT COUNTY ELECTRONICS COLLECTION EVENTS INCLUDE:

(Up to 10 items per vehicle will be accepted)

  • Computers
  • Printers
  • Cell Phones
  • Computer Monitors
  • Fax Machines/Scanners
  • Audio Equipment
  • Televisions
  • Peripheral Computer Equipmment
  • Video Equipment

ITEMS THAT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AT COUNTY ELECTRONICS COLLECTION EVENTS INCLUDE

  • Thermostats*
  • Video/Audio Tapes
  • Smoke Detectors**
  • Solid Waste
  • Computer Discs
  • Tires
  • Freon containing items (refrigerators, air conditioners, de-humidifiers, etc.)
  • Household appliances (toasters, microwaves, vacuum cleaners, blenders, etc.)

*Thermostats can be delivered to County HHW Events.  See more information above.

**Smoke Detectors can be delivered to the Dedicated Collection (20 lb.) Propane Tanks and Smoke Detectors  (POPS). See more information above.

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