Somerset County residents can recycle electronics free of charge on designated Saturdays and weekdays. Following is a listing of days, locations and times for 2018:
- Saturday drop-offs: In 2018: Jan. 6, Feb. 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 14, (due to Fourth of July holiday), Aug. 4, Sept. 8 (due to the Labor Date holiday), Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1 from 8a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South County Public Works Garage, located at 410 Roycefield Rd., 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
Proof of Somerset County residency is required; (current driver's license, valid lease, tax bill or any other bill with a Somerset County address). Pre-registration is not required. No businesses allowed. No Commercial vehicles are permitted at the Electronic Waste events.
The following materials are 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 are accepted. Household batteries (AA, AAA, D, C and 9 volt) may be disposed in the regular trash. Lithium and rechargeable batteries can be brought to scheduled Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) drop-off events.
For more information, contact the Somerset County Solid Waste Management by email or phone at 908-231-7109.