Middlesex County, NJ

Contacts
Fred Stanger
Middlesex County Div. of Solid Waste Management
711 Jersey Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
Tel: (732) 745-4170
Fax: (732) 745-3010
WWW: Click here
Email: fred.stanger@co.middlesex.nj.us

2014 Schedule of Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days – Hours 8:00am – 2:00pm – Free of Charge!

  1. Day ONE:
    Sunday, March 16, 2014
    Middlesex County College
    Edison, NJ 08818
    Mill Road, off of Woodbridge Ave.
  2. Day TWO:
    Saturday, May 17, 2014
    Middlesex County Division of Highways
    North Brunswick, NJ  08902
    Apple Orchard Lane , off of Rt. 130
  3. Day THREE:
    Sunday July 20, 2014
    Old Bridge Public Works Yard / Recycling Center
    1 Old Bridge Plaza (Municipal Complex),
    Old Bridge, NJ  08857
  4. Day FOUR:
    Saturday September 20 2014
    Woodbridge Public Works Yard / Recycling Center
    225 Smith Street
    Keasbey, NJ 08832
  5. Day FIVE:
    Sunday November 16, 2014
    Middlesex County College
    Edison, NJ 08818
    Mill Road, off of Woodbridge Ave.
  • Acceptable Wastes
    • Pesticides/Herbicides
    • Paints (Latex or Oil-Based)
    • Stains/Varnishes
    • Paint thinners
    • Antifreeze
    • Aerosol cans
    • Rechargeable and button cell batteries (individually bagged or terminals must be taped)
    • Drain cleaner
    • Lighter fluids
    • Pool Chemicals
    • Car batteries
    • Used motor oil
    • Mercury thermometers
    • Mercury thermostats
    • Driveway sealer
    • Gasoline
    • Propane tanks
    • Fluorescent bulbs
    • Photo chemicals
    • Kerosene
  • Unacceptable Wastes
    • Alkaline Batteries
    • Empty containers
    • Unknown materials
    • Tires
    • Infectious waste
    • Explosives
    • Munitions
    • Computers
    • Electronics
    • Appliances
    • Furniture

Please note that the acceptable/unacceptable waste lists are not intended to be all inclusive. If you have an item which is not on either list, please call the Division of Solid Waste Management.

E-Cycling - Refer to the E-cycling flyer for information regarding the Middlesex County Residential E-Cycle Drop-Off Program

Asbestos – Prior to bringing asbestos containing material , you MUST pre-register by calling our Division at (732) 745-4170. You must double bag the material for transport, and you cannot bring more than 500 lbs. per vehicle per day.

HHW Participation Rules

  • Middlesex County residents only
  • No commercial or industrial waste
  • Free of charge
  • No containers over ten gallons

Directions To HHW Sites - If the directions you are looking for are not provided below, visit our website at:
http://www.co.middlesex.nj.us/planningboard/solidwaste.asp

WOODBRIDGE PUBLIC WORKS,
225 SMITH STREET, KEASBEY, NJ 08832

  • From the southwest: Take either Rt. 1 North or N.J. Turnpike North to exit 10 and get onto Rt. 440 North (east) toward Staten Island. (Rt. 287 South becomes Rt. 440 North). Take the exit for Smith Street/Industrial Avenue/Fords. Follow the signs for Smith Street, bearing left toward Keasbey. Go through one light. Stay in the right lane and turn right at the sign for Woodbridge Public Works, between bridge overpasses. Go down the hill toward the river and turn right, toward the Public Works yard.
  • From the Southeast: Take Rt. 9 North to Rt. 35 North. Stay in the right lane and follow circle for Rt. 35 North. Stay right and take the Rt. 35 Victory Bridge across the river. Turn left at the first light onto Smith Street. Travel less than 1 mile and stay in the left lane. Just after passing under the bridges, take the left lane U-turn. Immediately get into the right lane. Turn right at the sign for the Woodbridge Public Works, between bridge overpasses. Go down the hill toward the river and turn right toward the Public Works yard.

MIDDLESEX COUNTY DIVISION OF HIGHWAYS GARAGE
APPLE ORCHARD LANE, NORTH BRUNSWICK , NJ  08902

  • FROM THE NORTH: Take Rt. 1 South to Rt. 130 South. Follow Rt. 130 for approximately 3 miles and take the jug handle just before Walgreens for Apple Orchard Ln./Rd. Cross over Rt.130 at the traffic light and continue on Apple Orchard. The Highways Division is the second building on the left, after Youth Services. Make a left turn and continue going straight following the traffic cones and direction signs.
  • FROM THE SOUTH: Take Rt. 130 North. After entering North Brunswick , follow for approximately 1 mile, and turn right onto Apple Orchard Lane toward the Adult Correctional Facility. The Road Department Garage is the second building on the left, after Youth Services. Signs will be posted.

MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE,
WOODBRIDGE AVE. AND MILL ROAD, EDISON, NJ 08818

  • FROM THE NORTH/NORTH WEST: Take I287 South. Near where 287 becomes 440, take the exit for Rt. 514 West (toward Bonhamtown and Raritan Center). Travel approximately 2 miles and turn left onto Mill Road, passing the County College on the left. Once on Mill Road travel to the first traffic light and turn left into the College entrance. The collection center will be on the right. Follow signs and/or traffic cones.
  • FROM THE SOUTH: Take Rt. 1 North. Shortly after crossing the Raritan River take the exit for Woodbridge Ave. (514 East). Once merged onto 514 follow for approximately 2 miles. Bear right at the sign for Mill Road/Middlesex County College. Once on Mill Road, travel to the next traffic light and turn left into the College entrance. The collection center will be on the right. Follow signs and/or traffic cones.

OLD BRIDGE PUBLIC WORKS
1 OLD BRIDGE PLAZA, OLD BRIDGE, NJ 08857

  • FROM THE NORTH: Follow Rt. 9 South and exit for Rt. 516 East toward Matawan. Merge onto Rt. 516 East and travel less than 1/4 mile and turn left into the Municipal Complex. Signs will be posted.
  • FROM WEST: Take Rt. 18 South into East Brunswick, passing Brunswick Square Mall on the right. Take exit for Matawan/Rt. 516 East. Travel on Rt. 516 East for approximately 3 miles. After passing the interchange for Rt. 9, travel less than 1/4 mile and turn left into the Municipal Complex. Signs will be posted.

Permanent Paint Recycling Program – Acceptable Items: Paints and Paint Related Items (Latex, (Water), and Oil Based Paints, Stains, Varnishes, Lacquers, Thinners, Paint Aerosols)

Weekend
Cycle
Northern
Location
Southern
Location
1st
Saturday
Middlesex Boro
Recycling Center
1200 Mountain Ave.
8:00 am – 12:00 noon
East Brunswick
Recycling Center
357 Dunhams Corner Rd.
8:00 am – 12:00 noon
2nd
Saturday
Dunellen DPW
235 Hall Street
8:00 am – 12:00 noon
New Brunswick DPW
400 Jersey Avenue
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Old Bridge Recycling Center
Off Rt. 516
8:00 am – 12:00 noon
3rd
Saturday
South Plainfield
Recycling Center
Kenneth Avenue
8:00 am – 12:00 noon
Helmetta Boro Hall
60 Main Street
8:00 am – 12:00 noon
4th
Saturday
Woodbridge Recycling Center
225 Smith Street, Keasbey
8:00 am – 12:00 noon
South Brunswick Recycling Center
Kingston Lane
8:00 am – 12:00 noon

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.

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