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Free Scrap Metal Recycling for Union County Residents in October

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Union County residents seeking an environmentally friendly way to dispose of old metal lawn chairs, appliances and other scrap metal can bring their items to Union County’s free scrap metal recycling program, which offers two drop-off locations on Thursday, October 5 and Saturday, October 21.

Residents can bring their scrap metal items to the Union County Emergency Services Yard at 151 Kenilworth Boulevard in Cranford, or to Union County’s Rahway River Park off St. Georges Avenue in Rahway. Both locations will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

A wide variety of metal household items and fittings are accepted. Residents are reminded that by law, doors must be removed from refrigerators and freezers. Units with doors still attached will not be accepted.

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The scrap metal recycling program is free for Union County residents on the first Thursday and third Friday of each month, from April through November. No pre-registration is required.

Residents disposing of computers, televisions and other electronic equipment can bring them to the next free Electronics Recycling Event, scheduled for Saturday, September 21 at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

For full details on Union County’s free recycling events and programs visit the Union County Bureau of Planning and Recycling online at ucnj.org/recycling.

For quick links to all Union County environmental services, programs and activities visit The Green Connection, ucnj.org/green-connection.

For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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