Prevent Identity Theft
Destroy Confidential Documents
Save Trees by Recycling
Union County hosts free Mobile Paper Shredding Events throughout the County. Each event is scheduled from 9 am to 1 pm (program may end prior to 1 pm if shredding truck(s) reach capacity. Materials are shredded on site while you wait. There is a four (4) bag limit per vehicle weighing no more than 10 pounds each. Please bring material in paper bags whenever possible. This event is garbage-free. Boxes and plastic bags will be returned. No wet or damp paper. No plastic ring binders or clips. Please limit papers to confidential and sensitive material only.
Union County Vo-Tech, 1776 Raritan Rd., 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. (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 (at Sears). 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.
Union County College, Springfield Avenue, 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.
Clark Public Works, 315 Westfield Avenue, Clark 07066
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)
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.
Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, 07083
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
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
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.