Electronic Waste Recycling Drop-off Location Has Changed

Posted on October 23, 2015

Electronic Waste Recycling Moves to Two New Locations for Somerset County Residents

Starting immediately, Somerset County’s Electronic Waste Program will change for residents.  Electronics will no longer be dropped off at Newtech in Somerset, NJ as of September 1st.  According to Somerset County, these changes are due to severe market changes, the instability with regard to the continuation of manufacturer agreements and pending law modifications.

The 2 new locations, dates and times are as follows:

When: 1st Saturday Collections for 2015– Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5 from 8am -2pm

Where:

South County Public Works

410 Roycefield Road

Hillsborough, NJ 08844

 

When (Weekday Collections): Monday-Friday from 7:30am-3pm

Where:

North County Public Works Facility                              South County Public Works

411 Chimney Rock Road – Bldg. B                                410 Roycefield Road

Bridgewater, NJ 08807                                                  Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Materials accepted:

Computer (Desktops & Laptops), Monitors (Cathode-Ray Tube & Flat Panel) and Televisions (Cathode-Ray Tube & Flat Panel); Telecommunication Equipment (Telephones, Cellular Phones), Telephone Mainframes, copiers, digital cameras, DVD players, e-book readers, fax machines, Keyboards, Mice, Cables, Wiring, Circuit Boards, Modems, Power Supplies, MP3 players, personal digital assistants (PDAs), printers, scanners, stereo and radio equipment, VCRs, Audio Visual Equipment, Typewriters, Mainframe Equipment & Controllers, Camcorders.

NO Batteries will be accepted.  Household batteries may be disposed in the regular trash.  Bring Lithium and rechargeable batteries to the HHW collection events.

For information, contact solid waste management manager Diana Vigilante at 908-231-7681 or Vigilant@co.somerset.nj.us, or recycling coordinator Melissa Harvey at 908-231-7109 or Harvey@co.somerset.nj.us.

Source: Somerset County Division of Solid Waste, Office of Recycling

Date: 8/31/15