Union County will host one more Mobile Paper Shredding Event in June; the event will be on Saturday, June 29 at the Union County Vo-Tech School located at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. Union County will continue their Mobile Paper Shredding Program in July with events on Thursday, July 11th in Rahway River Park located off St. Georges Avenue in Rahway, and on Saturday, July 20th at the old Bristol Myers complex located at 1350 Liberty Avenue in Hillside. All events will run from 9 am to 1 pm or until the truck(s) get filled and there is a limit of four (4) bags or boxes of confidential documents per car. Please DO NOT bring material that is already shredded.
Union County’s Scrap Metal Recycling program also continues in July. The first Thursday event is canceled due to the July 4th holiday but the Third Saturday collection will be on Saturday, July 20th. There are two (2) locations in Union County for residents to drop off their metal for recycling, one in Cranford and Rahway. 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.
Please visit ucnj.org/recycling for more information or directions.
Our next household hazardous waste event is scheduled for Saturday, August 3, 2019, from 9 am to 2 pm at the Union County Vo Tech School located at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. Items for drop off include old pesticides & herbicides, pool chemicals, gasoline, oil-based paints, and deck stain. Latex Paint (wall paint) is NOT ACCEPTED. It should be dried out and discarded in with your regular garbage. Car Tires will also be collected at this event.