The Somerset County Division of Solid Waste Management is holding a free hazardous waste drop-off event so residents can safely dispose of harmful items. The drop-off event will be held on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Warren Township Public Works Garage, located at 1 Bardy Road, Warren, NJ 07059.
Residents Must Stay in Their Vehicles
Materials should be stored in residents’ trunks, cargo areas, or truck beds and items must be accessible to the staff, so they can easily remove items from their vehicles.
Proof of Residency
Residents must be prepared to show a current driver’s license, valid lease, tax bill or any other bill with a Somerset County address. Pre-registration is not required. Businesses or commercial vehicles are NOT allowed.
Accepted Hazardous Waste Items
Banned or outdated pesticides, antifreeze, transmission fluid, brake fluid, wet-cell car batteries, motor oil (five-gallon maximum), fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent light bulbs, ammonia-based cleaners, gasoline, kerosene, mercury switches, oil and latex-based paints, pool chemicals, propane tanks and rechargeable and button-cell batteries.
Items Not Accepted
DO NOT drop off tires, electronics (computers and televisions), infectious waste, gas cylinders, smoke detectors, air conditioners, or dehumidifiers.