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2018 Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Days are scheduled on the following dates from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m unless otherwise noted.   This service is provided for Middlesex County residents only, free of charge.  

Events are held rain or shine.


Sunday, March 18, 2018   
Middlesex County College, Edison
Saturday, May 19, 2018 Middlesex County Division of Highways, North Brunswick
Friday, July 20, 2018  East Brunswick Vo-Tech (12pm - 6pm)
Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 Woodbridge Department of Public Works
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Old Bridge Department of Public Works
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Middlesex County College, Edison
Acceptable Items: Adhesives, Aerosol Cans, Antifreeze, Brake Fluid, Car Batteries, Cleaners, Drain Cleaners, Fire Extinguishers, Flares, Fluorescent Bulbs (no broken bulbs), Gasoline, Gas/Oil Mix, Kerosene, Lighter Fluid, Mercury, Motor Oil/Filters, Paints (Latex/Oil), Paint Thinner, Pesticides/Herbicides, Photographic Chemicals, Pool Chemicals, Propane Tanks, Stains/Varnishes, Thermometers, Thermostats.

Rechargeable & Button Cell Batteries (individually bag each battery or tape each terminal end prior to transport).  Alkaline batteries can be disposed of in regular trash.

Asbestos containing materials: call to pre-register, must be double bagged. 

Non-acceptable Items: Appliances/Furniture, Electronics, Empty Containers, Explosives and Munitions, Infectious/Medical Waste, Smoke Detectors, Tires.

No containers over 10 gallons.

*items listed are not intended to be all inclusive.  Call if you have questions about any other items.

Please help us feed Middlesex County residents in need: Bring a non-perishable food item when you come to one of our recycling collection events. Donated items will be delivered to MCFOODS, the Middlesex County foodbank.

Directions to Drop off sites

For information on other Solid Waste Management Programs, call 732-745-4170.

Middlesex County Solid Waste Management Program


Middlesex County Division of 
Solid Waste Management
13-15 Kennedy Boulevard
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

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