9:00 am– 1:00 PM | Rain or shine | Six Item Limit
Pre-Registration is not Required | Union County Residents Only | Please No Businesses
Please review the list below the dates of the electronic items we accept at the events
 
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Union County Vo-tech, 1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains
 
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Nokia, 600 Mountain Ave, New Providence
 
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Union County Vo-tech, 1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains

Accepted Items At Our Events
  • Computers
  • Monitors
  • Laptops
  • Fax Machines
  • Printers
  • Televisions
  • DVD/VCR Players
  • Tablets
  • E-readers
Please Take Note

A disposal ban that has been in effect since January 1, 2011 bans computers, monitors, laptops portable computers and televisions from being disposed of in the garbage.  Use our electronic recycling events and resources below to help you in your disposal needs.

Residents can also contact these local stores to inquire about recycling opportunities for covered and uncovered items.

Best Buy  |  Staples

You must be a resident of the town to participate in the following municipally run e-waste programs:

Clark
Clark residents can bring their e-waste to the Clark DPW yard on the last Saturday of the month from 9 am to 1pm.

Cranford
Cranford residents can bring electronic waste to the Cranford Conservation Center, 210 Birchwood Avenue. 

Elizabeth
Elizabeth residents can bring electronic waste to the Elizabeth Recycling Center, 523 Trenton Avenue, 7 days a week. Monday- Friday 8 am to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday 8 am to 4 pm.

Fanwood
Fanwood residents ONLY can drop off covered electronics at the Recycling Center located at 536 North Avenue, on the first Saturday of each month from 8 am to 11 am.

Hillside
Hillside residents can drop off e-waste at the Hillside Public Works Yard located at 274 Hillside Avenue (rear building of the Community Center/William H. Buie Center) Monday – Friday 8 am- 3:30 p.m.

Kenilworth
Kenilworth residents can drop off e-waste at the Kenilworth Department of Public Works on Sheridan Avenue Monday-Friday 8 am – 2pm.

Linden
Linden residents can drop off e-waste at the Recycling Center located at 2 Donaldson Place Monday-Friday 7 am – 3pm and Saturdays from 9 am to 2 pm.

Plainfield
Plainfield residents can drop off e-waste at the PMUA Transfer Station, located at 95 Rock Avenue Monday-Friday 7 am – 3p; Saturdays 8 am to 2 pm.

Rahway
Rahway has curbside collection for electronics. Residents must call 732-827-2159 to schedule an appointment.

Roselle
Roselle residents can drop off e-waste at the Roselle DPW Yard, located at 1121 Chandler Avenue. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday between 7:30 am and 3 pm.

Springfield
Springfield residents can drop off e-waste on the first Saturday of every month at the municipal pool parking lot, located at 40-44 Morrison Rd in Springfield between 7:00-11:00 am. 

Summit
Summit has a curbside collection program for electronics. Call Summit DPW for more information.

Union
Union residents can drop off e-waste at the Union DPW yard Monday – Friday from 8:30 to 4 pm. For weekend hours or large TV pick up, please call 908-686-1922.

New Providence
New Providence residents can drop off e-waste at the DPW located at 29 Park Place 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month only from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Westfield
Westfield residents can bring electronic waste to the Westfield Conservation Center, 1300 Lamberts Mill Road, anytime the Center is open. Check the website, for exact days and hours of operation. Permits are not required to drop off recyclable materials.

Saturday,  April 29 & October 21, 2017– Union County Vo-Tech, Scotch Plains, 07076
From the Garden State Parkway South- Take the parkway to Exit 135, stay to the right down the exit ramp.  This will be Central Ave.  At the first light turn left onto Raritan Rd. At the 4th light, make a right onto Lake Ave. (Rotundo’s is on the left) and continue over the bridge.  At the third light, turn left onto Raritan Rd.  Approximately 1/2 mile down Raritan Rd. on the left is the Union County Vo-Tech school.
From ROUTE 22 (East or West) – Take the Terrill Road Exit (at Sears).  Continue on Terrill Rd. for a few miles, bearing left at the end.   Terrill Rd. now becomes Raritan Rd.  The Union County Vo Tech School is located on Raritan Rd. 1/4 mile on our right.  Enter the Vo-Tech driveway and bear right. 
Saturday, September 16, 2017 Nokia, New Providence 07974
From Route 22 West:  Traveling West into Scotch Plains take Exit for Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Berkeley Heights & New Providence/Route 78 (2nd right after McDonalds, before Blue Star Shopping Center).  At 1st light, turn right onto New Providence/Diamond Hill Rd.  Continue straight for 3 lights.  At 3rd light, make a right.  Entrance to Nokia is the 1st light on the right. 
From Route 22 East:  Traveling East into Scotch Plains take Exit for Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Berkeley Heights & New Providence/ Route 78 (immediately past Snuffy’s).  Make first right, crossing over Route 22.  Continue straight onto Diamond Hill Rd.  Continue straight for 3 lights.  At the 3rd light, make a right onto Mountain Ave.  Entrance to Nokia is the 1st light on the right (across from Ryder Way).