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Residents Can Dispose Of Hazardous Household Items & Paper

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Published: February 28, 2016 @ 12:00 PM EDT
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Between April and October Roselle Park residents and other residents of Union County will have 18 opportunities to dispose of their paper and hazardous household waste.

Four (4) dates in April, June, August, and October are dedicated to collecting hazardous household items. The list of acceptable items includes:

  • Aerosol Cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries
  • Caustics
  • Corrosives & cleaners
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fluorescent Bulbs (unbroken)
  • Gasoline
  • Mercury Switches
  • Motor Oil & Oil Filters
  • Oil Based Paints
  • Oil Based Varnishes
  • Pesticides & herbicides
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Thermostats
  • Recycle Tires (Limit 8 automobile tires per household. No rims.)

The other 12 dates are for the disposal and shredding of confidential/sensitive documents. These dates are for household only – no businesses. Participants are asked to limit themselves to four (4) bags or boxes with a 10 lb. limit per container.

Date
Day
Time
Location
City
Disposal Type
April 2, 2016
Saturday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Union County Vo-Tech
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains
Paper Shredding
April 22, 2016
Friday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Warinanco Park Rink
Warinanco Park
Roselle
Paper Shredding
April 23, 2016
Saturday
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Union County Vo-Tech
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains
Household Hazardous Waste
April 29, 2016
Friday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cedar Brook Park
Park Drive
Plainfield
Paper Shredding
May 14, 2016
Saturday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Alcatel-Lucent
600 Mountain Avenue
New Providence
Paper Shredding
June 4, 2016
Saturday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Union County College
1033 Springfield Avenue
Cranford
Paper Shredding
June 8, 2016
Wednesday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Clark DPW
315 Westfield Avenue
Clark
Paper Shredding
June 11, 2016
Saturday
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Union County College
1033 Springfield Avenue
Cranford
Household Hazardous Waste
June 26, 2016
Sunday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Union County Vo-Tech
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains
Paper Shredding
July 21, 2016
Thursday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Rahway Park
Parkway Drive
Rahway
Paper Shredding
August 6, 2016
Saturday
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Union County Vo-Tech
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains
Household Hazardous Waste
August 13, 2016
Saturday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Kean University
1000 Morris Avenue
Union
Paper Shredding
September 15, 2016
Thursday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Linden Recycling Center
2 Donaldson Place
Linden
Paper Shredding
September 24, 2016
Saturday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
To Be Determined
Westfield
Paper Shredding
October 1, 2016
Saturday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Union County Vo-Tech
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains
Paper Shredding
October 13, 2016
Thursday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Galloping Hill Golf Course
5 Golf Drive
Kenilworth
Paper Shredding
October 15, 2016
Saturday
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Alcatel-Lucent
600 Mountain Avenue
New Providence
Household Hazardous Waste
October 23, 2016
Sunday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Alcatel-Lucent
600 Mountain Avenue
New Providence
Paper Shredding