Recycling News

2022 Alexandria Township Dumpster Program Located at 255 Hickory Corner Road at the Department of Public Works Garage Hours: 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM-Third Saturday of Each Month (Rain/Shine)

No dump trucks or trailers, even if they are servicing a township resident. Dumpster: Residents will be permitted to use the dumpsters 4 times in 2022.

Your card must be present so each visit can be marked off. A “load” is considered what you can fit in your pickup truck, car trunk, or small trailer (approx. size of pickup bed, or 6’x8’).

Brush: Residents will be permitted to bring brush from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM any third Saturday. A pass is not needed but proof of residency is required. No Trailers! No stumps, dirt, rocks, concrete, metal, or any foreign materials.

Items not accepted (but not limited to): household garbage, building materials, construction/ remodeling debris, dead animals, hazardous materials, concrete/block/brick, paint, refrigerators, a/c units, dehumidifiers, etc. Concrete and clean fill is accepted by Green Rock Recycling, 3 Frontage Rd., Clinton (Rupell Rd overpass for Rte 78), 735-9726.

Tires: Alexandria Twp. Residents ONLY with a Tire Disposal Card; Tire Disposal Cards are available for purchase from the Township Clerk at the Municipal Building at the following cost: Small Tires $2.00 (Wheelbarrow, motorcycle, etc); Car Tires $3.00, add’l $8.00 if still on rim; Truck tires $5.00, add’l $10.00 if still on rim Mulch:

Free mulch pick-up outside the DPW yard any day; supplies may be limited, and you have to move your own mulch.

Electronics: Electronics can be brought any third Saturday with a valid dumpster pass. Curbside: Recycling is available from your household garbage collector. Each collector provides residents with recycling dates and a list of the materials they accept.

The Township will not except cardboard, plastic , glass, etc. We cannot accept refrigerators, dehumidifiers, or air conditioners due to the Freon in them. When purchasing replacement appliances please contact the retailer you are purchasing from and ask about their recycling program. You can also visit www.njcleanenergy.com to find out how you can recycle these items for free and be eligible for rebates. 

The Hunterdon County Health Department will accept air conditioners via appointment. Call them at 908-788-1351.

2022  HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE CLEANUP EVENTS:

   SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2022 - Additional information to follow
  

   EVENTS ARE HELD RAIN OR SHINE
   9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
   Route 12 County Complex, 314 State Route 12, Flemington, NJ 08822

NO PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CONTACT US:
EMAIL: health@co.hunterdon.nj.us    |   PHONE: 908-788-1351    |   FAX: 908-782-7510
OFFICE HOURS: 8:00 am and 4:30 pm

Several times a year the County Complex  on Route 12 holds a Household Hazardous Waste Clean Up event.

No pre-registration required and all county residents are welcome.

Leftover household products may contain corrosive, ignitable, reactive, or toxic ingredients and are considered to be household hazardous waste. Improper disposal of these wastes (pouring down drain, storm sewers or in some    cases putting them out with the trash) are unlawful and will  pollute the environment and pose a threat to human health.

NO COMPUTERS OR MONITORS WILL BE ACCEPTED: See information about our Special Electronics Cleanup Day Program

WHAT IS A HAZARDOUS WASTE????
Find out here.
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NEW GUIDELINES DUE TO COVID-19 FOR THE COLLECTION OF HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE

  1. Please limit one person per household entering the HHW program location.
  2. Please place items in the rear of the vehicle.
  3. There will be no pour offs of containers. The way the waste is packaged is the way the waste will be unloaded. This limits the amount of time an unloader can be subjected to the driver. If gas cans are brought in the can will not be given back empty to the driver.

 

 

RECYCLE COACH

Hunterdon County Division of Solid Waste and Recycling Services has recently joined in the state wide launch of Recycle Coach - a free app designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and engage the public. "REDUCE - REUSE - RECYCLE". The NJ Department of Environmental Protection is the first state to purchase the Recycle Coach app and make it available to all NJ Residents FREE of charge.

Recycle Coach provides accurate, up to date information with a click of a button for Hunterdon County's Special Recycling Events for Electronics Recycling, Hazardous Waste Clean up Days, and other special events offered by the County. Hunterdon County's 26 municipalities have also been asked to join in on the venture and share their curb side pick up schedules (if their municipality provides those services) and other special recycling/solid waste events they may hold for their residents.

The Recycle Coach App provides personalized collection schedules based on your residence which can also automatically be added to your calendar app. You will also be alerted of any change in recycling schedules to to holidays or weather.  Learn more by exploring the information below:

Recycle Coach

We've been taught to recycle. Now it's time to learn to recycle correctly. Download the Recycle Coach app.

download app for iosdownload app for android

 

Hunterdon County Transfer Station and Recycling Depot Info- Click here for additional info

Hunterdon County Transfer Station and Recycling Depot, 11 Petticoat Lane, Annandale, NJ 08801

Regular Business Hours: Saturdays 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Cost $22.00 per car, $32.00 per SUV, van or truck. $10.00 extra for trailer

 

NO HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE-NO ELECTRONICS-NO HAZARDOUS WASTE

RESIDENTIAL RECYCLING IS FREE and may still be dropped off the Recycling Area at the Transfer Station, between the hours of

7:00 AM-4:30 PM, Monday through Friday

 

Residents are directed to observe social distancing when delivering recycling materials