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Mobile Paper



Hours of Operation 9 am to 1 pm*
Please bring material in PAPER BAGS (if possible)
*Shredding Program will end prior to 1 pm in the event the shredding truck(s) reaches capacity

 All of Union County’s one day recycling events for 2018 are over. The 2019  recycling event schedule will be posted on our website and announced by the end of January. Want to be the first to receive the 2018 recycling schedule?  Download the free recycle coach app in your app-store. You can even set up reminders to make sure you don’t miss any!


Prevent identity theft by shredding confidential documents destruction done on premises while you wait. Hours of Operation: 9am – 1pm. *Shredding programs will end prior to 1pm in the event that the shredding truck reaches capacity! Please bring material in paper bags (if possible).

Print Friendly Schedule

In an effort to accommodate all those wishing to participate, there is a limit of 4 bags or boxes per car weighing no more than 10lbs. each.

  1. Material should be brought in Paper Bags whenever possible
  2. This event is garbage-free: boxes and plastic bags will be returned
  3. NO wet or damp paper! No Plastic Ring Binders or Clips
  4. Limit papers to confidential / sensitive materials only
Union County Vo-Tech, 1776 Raritan Rd., Scotch Plains 07076
Saturday, April 7, 2018 and Saturday, October 6, 2018

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. (White Diamond is on the corner). At the 4th light, make a right onto Lake Ave. (Rotundo’s will be on the left) and continue over the bridge. At the third light, turn left onto Raritan Rd. Approximately ½ mile down Raritan Rd. on the left is the Union County Vo/Tech School.

From Rt. 22 East or West: Take the Terrill Road Exit. Continue on Terrill Rd. for a few miles, bearing left at the end where it becomes Raritan Rd. The Union County Vocational/Technical School is located on Raritan Rd. ¼ mile on your right. Enter the Vo/Tech driveway and bear right.

Warinanco Park, St. Georges Avenue, Elizabeth
Friday, May 11, 2018
Take Westfield Ave. (Route 28) to Linden Rd.  Turn right if traveling east; left if traveling west.  Linden Road leads into Warinanco Park.  Follow road around to the Ice Skating Rink.  Or take St. Georges Avenue (North or South) to Park Ave.  Warinanco Park is located at the intersection of St. Georges Ave. and Park Ave.  Turn into park.  Follow road 3/4 way around to the Ice Skating Rink.

Cedar Brook Park, Park Avenue, Plainfield 07060
Friday, April 27, 2018
From Roselle / Linden / Rahway: Take St. George’s Avenue (Rt. 27) South.  Make a right onto W. Inman Avenue and follow entire length.  Make a left onto Old Raritan Rd. (Turns into Maple Avenue).  Make a right onto Park Avenue.    Cedar Brook Park entrance is on the left in approximately 1/2 mile.
From Cranford / Westfield / Scotch Plains: Take South Avenue toward Plainfield, passing Terrill Rd. and Leland Avenue.  Proceed .3 miles past Leland Ave. and make a left onto Woodland Ave.  In approximately 1.5 miles, turn right onto South End Avenue.  Cross over Park Ave., directly into Cedar Brook Park.

Nokia Technologies, 600 Mountain Avenue & Ryder Way, New Providence 07974
Saturday, May 19, 2018 and Saturday, November 3, 2018
From Rt. 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. Nokia parking lot site will be at  the 1st light on the right, across from Ryder Way.

Union County College, Springfield Avenue, Cranford 07016
Saturday, June 2, 2018

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.

Clark Public Works, 315 Westfield Avenue, Clark 07066
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

From Garden State Parkway Southbound: Take Exit 135 and bear left as you come off the ramp. Continue around the circle, under the parkway and make the first right onto Brant Avenue. At the light, turn right onto Westfield Avenue, continue straight over the parkway. The entrance to the DPW is on the left hand side, between the police station and ALJ High School.

Rahway River Park (St. Georges Avenue), Rahway 07065 (Across from pool)
Thursday, July 12, 2018

From Roselle/Linden area: take St. Georges Avenue (Route 27) into Rahway. Entrance to the Park is on the right between Scott Ave. and W. Grand Ave.. Follow signs once in the Park.

From Parkway South: Exit 135, bear left off exit ramp onto traffic circle. Go under Parkway and take 2nd exit ramp off of circle onto Valley Road. Follow through one light and continue straight. Turn right into Rahway Park. Follow signs.

Old Bristol Myers Facility, 1350 Liberty Ave., Hillside 07205
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Take Rt. 22 East into Hillside.  Take Bloy Street Exit and make immediate left onto Long Ave. Turn left at first traffic light onto Liberty Ave.  The Old Bristol Myers building will be the first entrance to your left.
Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, 07083
Saturday, August 11, 2018

From the Garden State Parkway Northbound: Take Garden State Parkway to Exit 140, keep right and follow signs for Route 82 East towards Elizabeth (Morris Avenue East). Stay on Morris Avenue (Route 82 East) and Kean University Campus will be 2 miles down on your right.

Southbound: Take Garden State Parkway to Exit 140-A onto Route 22 West. Keep right and follow signs to Elizabeth (Route 82 East). Turn right on Morris Avenue (Route 82 East). Stay on Morris Avenue (Route 82 East ) and Kean University Campus will be 2 miles down on your right.

Linden Recycling Center, 2 Donaldson Place, Linden, 07036
Thursday, September 13, 2018

From St. Georges Avenue: Turn on Stiles St. (make left from Elizabeth area, make right from Rahway area). Stay on Stiles to W. Elizabeth Ave. (approx. 1.3 miles) and turn left. Entrance to Linden Recycling Center is 300 feet on your right.

Westfield Pool, 713 Cumberland Street, Westfield 07090
Friday, September 21, 2018

From North Avenue: Make left onto Broad St. towards traffic circle. Make first right onto South Ave. Turn left at next light onto West Broad Street. Take West Broad for .5 miles. Pool entrance will be on right hand side.

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. At 6th light, turn right onto West Broad Street. Pool entrance will be on your left.

Galloping Hill Golf Course, 3 Golf Drive, Kenilworth 07033
Thursday, October 18, 2018
From Points South: Take the Garden State Parkway North to exit 138.  Make left turn going South on Boulevard (Route 509), after crossing over Garden State Parkway make right into Galloping Hill Golf Course
From Points North: Take the Garden State Parkway South to exit 138, make right going North on Boulevard (Route 509), cross over Garden State Parkway and make first right for U-Turn.  Make left going South onto Boulevard (Route 509), cross over Garden State Parkway and make first right into Golf Course.