CFL (Compact Fluorescent) Bulbs - Home Depot and Lowes provide free collection centers in their stores.
Business Waste Recycling Drop Off -
Recycling is a legal requirement for all business locations. Montgomery Business Recycling Ordinance
In Somerset County small businesses with between one and 50 employees are allowed to drop off materials at the Somerset County Recycling Center, located at 40 Polhemus Lane, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., M-F.
The types of materials that will be accepted at the Recycling Center are newspapers; cardboard and chipboard; commingled containers, which include glass bottles, plastics bottles (marked with a #1 or #2), and steel, bi-metal and aluminum cans. Bring recyclable items in a cardboard box or bucket.
The following items will not be accepted: electronic waste, scrap metal, tires, plastic bags, chemicals or hazardous materials.
There will be no reimbursement for recyclable materials dropped off. For additional information, call the Somerset County Recycling Center at 732-469-3363.
Electronics Recycling - Somerset County offers drop-off of computers and electronics waste Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and first Saturdays of the month from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Newtech Recycling Inc., 600A Apgar Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873. For directions and to learn more about Newtech Recycling Inc, visit www.newtechrecycling.com or call (732) 564-3110.
First Saturday of Month Somerset County Drop-off Days - 2013 Schedule & Rules. Somerset Cty Recycling Center, 40 Polhemus Lane, Bridgewater, NJ. For more information about this program, contact Recycling Coordinator Melissa Harvey at (908) 231-7109 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Freezers & Refrigerators - NJ Clean Energy Program. Recycle and be paid: 877-270-3520 or schedule a pick-up online: www.njcleanenergy.com/residential/programs/refrigerator-freezer-recycling-program
and Grass Clipping Composting
For guidance on how to compost yard waste on your property, please read Home Composting, a Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension Worksheet. Montgomery Township does not have curbside pick-up of these items. Go
to Container Facility page to learn what to do with brush.
Hazardous Waste - Somerset County sponsors disposal on specific
dates at various locations. Call the County at (908) 231-7031 for
further information. Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off days are listed
in a publication found at http://www.co.somerset.nj.us/recycle.html
Paper Shredding - Operation Secure Shred events are held at various convenient locations and open to all residents of Somerset County. Please bring some form of identification which establishes your Somerset County residency. All paper paper documents and cardstock folders are acceptable.
PLEASE, NO MAGAZINES, NEWSPAPERS, JUNK MAIL, BULK RATE MAIL
It is not necessary to remove staples or paperclips. Shredding can be done in front of you while you wait and all containers can be returned.For more information, please contact 908-203-6080
The first 2013 Operation Secure Shred event will be hosted by Somerset County on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Somerset County South County Public Works Garage in Hillsborough. Additional events will be hosted at municipal sites, in cooperation with Somerset County. All events will be held on Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. Here are the dates and locations:
2013 Shredding Schedule
To sign up for further notices regarding the shredding calendar and related future announcements, go to http://www.co.somerset.nj.us/ongoing/shredform.html
Plastics - Plastics #1 - #7 Recycling Guidance from Somerset County
The following will accept waste oil in our area. Call before you go
to make sure they are open and accepting oil at this time.
Township Municipal Garage (during container
facility open days). A five (5) gallon limit per visit. Oil
only - no filters or antifreeze.
Parts on Amwell Road (908) 874-7550, Hapi
Auto Parts on Amwell Road (908) 359-2300, or STS
Car Service Center, Route 206 (609) 921-8200
County Recycling Center (8:00 a.m.- noon, first Saturday of each
month). The County will also accept filters and antifreeze.
Used Tires may be dropped off on the first Saturday of the
month at the County Recycling Center at 40 Polhemus Lane in Bridgewater
from 8:00 a.m. until noon. There is an eight (8) tire maximum at any
one time. There are also special tire recycling events at various locations throughout the year. Call Somerset County Recycling at for details at (908) 231-7031.