Contact
Bureau of Recycling & Planning
Stuart Newman Bureau Chief
2325 South Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Phone: 908-654-9890
Fax: 908-789-3674
E-mail: stuart.newman@ucnj.org

Styrofoam (Clean, Block-Type #6 Foam Only)

Please note: Only clean “block” type #6 foam material is accepted at these sites. Wet or dirty foam will be rejected. Typical examples of acceptable foam include furniture and appliance packaging stamped with the #6 symbol.

These sites do NOT accept other types of foam items, such as packing “peanuts,” egg cartons, or food containers. Foam items without the #6 stamp must be disposed with regular household garbage.

Berkeley Heights
Berkeley Heights residents can bring their Styrofoam to the Berkeley Heights DPW yard, located at 101 Berkeley Avenue, on the first Saturday of the month from 9 am to noon.

Cranford
Cranford residents can bring Styrofoam to the Cranford Conservation Center, 210 Birchwood Avenue on Wednesdays 9:30am-3:20 pm and Saturday and Sunday 9:30am to 3:50 pm.

New Providence
New Providence residents can drop off Styrofoam at the DPW located at 29 Park Place on the first and third Saturday of each month from 9 to 1pm. 

Plainfield
Plainfield residents can drop off Styrofoam at the PMUA Transfer Station, located at 95 Rock Avenue Monday-Friday 7 am – 3p; Saturdays 8 am to 1:45 pm.

Scotch Plains
Scotch Plains residents can drop off Styrofoam at the Scotch Plains DPW, located at 2445 Plainfield Avenue,  7:00 am – 2:00 pm on Thursdays. 

Springfield
Springfield residents can drop off Styrofoam on the first Saturday of every month at the municipal pool parking lot, located at 40-44 Morrison Rd in Springfield between 7:00-11:00 am.

Summit
Summit residents can drop off Styrofoam at the Summit Transfer station located at 40 New Providence Avenue, Tuesday – Friday 7:30 am – 3:45 pm Saturday 7:30am – 4:45pm.

Union
Residents can drop off Styrofoam at the Union DPW yard, located at 1 Swanstrom Place, Monday – Friday from 8:30 to 4 pm.

Westfield
Residents can bring Styrofoam to the Westfield Conservation Center, 1300 Lamberts Mill Road, anytime the Center is open. Check the website, www.westfieldnj.gov, for exact days and hours of operation. No permit required.

 

The drop off locations listed on this site are provided as municipal services. Residents should never drop off unsolicited foam or other household waste at a commercial location.