Electronic Waste Recycling Locations in Somerset County Have Changed
Effective Sept. 1, 2015, locations to recycle consumer electronic waste (e-waste), free of charge, in Somerset County have changed.
For the convenience of residents, locations in the northern and southern portion of the county are now available to recycle e-waste, Monday through Friday.
Following is the schedule of days, locations and times for 2015 Saturday and weekday recycling under the revised Somerset County Electronic Waste Program:
- Saturday drop-offs: Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South County Public Works Garage, 410 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844.
- Weekday drop-offs: Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the North County Public Works Facility, 411 Chimney Rock Road - north of Route 22 - Building B, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 and the South County Public Works Garage, 410 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844.
The following materials will be accepted: computers (desktops and laptops), monitors (cathode-ray tube and flat panel), televisions (cathode-ray tube and flat panel), copiers, digital cameras, DVD players, e-book readers, fax machines, MP3 players, personal digital assistants (PDAs), printers, stereos, radio equipment, VCRs, audio visual equipment, typewriters, camcorders, telephones, cellular phones, circuit boards, modems, telephone mainframes, keyboards, mice, scanners, cables, wiring, power supplies, mainframe equipment and controllers.
NO batteries will be accepted. Household batteries may be disposed in the regular trash.
Lithium and rechargeable batteries can be brought to scheduled Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) drop-off events.
The changes in electronic waste recycling are due to market changes, instability with regard to the continuation of manufacturer agreements and pending law modifications.
For more information, contact the Somerset County Road Division at 908.541.5021 or email@example.com
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