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Free Recycling Events in June

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like to remind you of several free recycling events coming up this month.
Union County’s Scrap Metal Recycling continues in June with events on the first Thursday (June 2nd ) and Third Saturday (June 18th) of each month. There are three (3) locations in Union County for residents to drop off their metal for recycling, one in Cranford, Rahway and Westfield. All locations will be open from 9 am to 12 pm. Residents can drop off old appliances, microwaves, air conditioners, and metal lawn furniture to name a few.

Union County will host three (3) Mobile Paper Shredding Events in June from 9 am to 1 pm. The first is on Saturday, June 4th at Union County College located on Springfield Avenue in Cranford; the 2nd will be Wednesday June 8th at Clark DPW located at 315 Westfield Avenue and the third be on Sunday June 26th at the Union County Votech located at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. Residents can bring up to four bags of confidential documents for shredding.

Union County will also host a Household Hazardous Waste Event on Saturday June 11th from 9 am to 2 pm at Union County College on Springfield Avenue in Cranford. Car tires will also be accepted (maximum of 8 tires).

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