Union County’s 2022 Recycling Events are now posted. Please download the Recycle Coach app and set reminders for upcoming events.
All events run from 9 am to 2 pm. Latex Paint is not accepted! Directions on bottom of page.
|Day of Week||Date||Municipality||Location||Location Address||Location Specific Instructions|
|Saturday||4/9/2022||Cranford||Union County College||1033 Springfield Avenue||Parking Lots 5A and 5B|
|Saturday||6/4/2022||Union||Kean University||1000 Morris Avenue||Kean Hall Parking Lot|
|Sunday||8/7/2022||Scotch Plains||Union County Vo-Tech||1776 Raritan Road||West Hall/ Police Academy Parking Lot|
|Saturday||9/10/2022||Cranford||Union County College||1033 Springfield Avenue||Parking Lots 5A and 5B|
|Saturday||10/22/2022||Scotch Plains||Union County Vo-Tech||1776 Raritan Road||West Hall/ Police Academy Parking Lot|
Materials Accepted for Safe and Proper Disposal
- Aerosol Cans
- Corrosives & cleaners
- Fire Extinguishers
- Fluorescent Bulbs (unbroken)
- Mercury Switches
- Motor Oil & Oil Filters
- Oil Based Paints/Varnishes
- Pesticides & herbicides
- Propane tanks
- Pool Chemicals
- Smoke Detectors
Latex (water-based) paint will not be accepted!
What not to bring:
- Water-Based Paints
- Alkaline Batteries
- Unknown/Unlabeled containers
- 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.
Limit 8 automobile tires per household. Please no rims.
Fluorescent Tube Recycling Program (no CFL bulbs)
Free recycling of 4′ and 8′ tubes is also available at many municipal drop off locations. Please refer to this website on dates, times and locations. Limit of 12 bulbs.