All events run from 9 am to 2 pm. Latex Paint is not accepted! Directions on bottom of page.

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Union County Vo-tech, 1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains
 
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Springfield Municipal Pool,  44 Morrison Road, Springfield
 
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Union County College, 1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford
 
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Union County Vo-tech, 1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains
 
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Nokia, 600 Mountain Ave, New Providence

Materials Accepted for Safe and Proper Disposal
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries
  • Caustics
  • Corrosives & cleaners

  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fluorescent Bulbs (unbroken)
  • Gasoline
  • Mercury Switches
  • Motor Oil & Oil Filters

  • Oil Based Paints
  • Oil Based Varnishes
  • Pesticides & herbicides
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Thermostats

Please Note

Latex (water-based) paint will not be accepted!

What not to bring:

  • Water-Based Paints
  • Alkaline Batteries
  • Unknown/Unlabeled containers  

  • Smoke Detectors
  • Empty Containers
  • Containers larger than 5 Gallons

Unknown, or unidentified materials, explosives, radioactive materials and PCB’s will not be accepted. Only material in original or labeled containers will be accepted. No containers larger than five (5) gallons.

Recycle Tires

Limit 8 automobile tires per household. Please no rims.

Fluorescent Tube Recycling Program (no CFL bulbs)

Free recycling of 4′ and 8′ tubes is aldo available at many municipal drop off locations. Please refer to this website on dates, times and locations. Limit of 12 bulbs.

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. 

Springfield Pool, Springfield, 07081

Parkway North: Take GSP N to exit 139B onto Chestnut Street. Stay in right 2 lanes onto Stuyvesant Avenue.  Proceed thru first light and turn left onto Elmwood Avenue.  At the second light, turn left onto Morris Ave.  Proceed 2 miles (10 lights). Right after Route 22 overpass, turn right onto Prospect Place and make immediate right onto Morrison Road.  Follow to end. 

Route 22 E: Take Route 22 E to Mountain Avenue Exit (across from movie theater).  Proceed 1.8 miles thru 3 lights and 2 blinking lights and turn left onto Caldwell Place.  Proceed to next light at Morris Avenue and turn left.  Immediately after Route 22 overpass, turn right onto Prospect Place and make immediate right onto Morrison Road.  Follow to end. 

Route 22 W: Take Route 22 E to Springfield/577 Exit and turn onto S. Springfield Avenue which becomes Meisel Avenue.  Follow thru jughandle and get into far left lane.  Turn left onto Morris Avenue.  Proceed thru four lights.  Immediately after Route 22 overpass, turn right onto Prospect Place and make immediate right at the first cross street onto Morrison Road.  Follow to end. 

Union County College, Cranford 07016

From the Garden State Parkway: Take GSP to Exit 137.  Bear right onto Westfield Avenue (Route 28) which turns into North Ave. Just past second light make a right onto Springfield Ave.  Union County College is ¾ of a mile on the left.  Make a left into main parking lot and proceed to BACK parking lot.

From Rt. 22 (East or West): to Cranford/Westfield Exit (Springfield Avenue).  Proceed towards Cranford.  At fourth light, turn right onto Springfield Ave.  The college is two blocks down on right hand side.  Make a right into main parking lot and proceed to BACK parking lot.

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).