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Free Electronics Recycling for Union County Residents

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Free Electronics Recycling for Union County Residents Credits: George Hotelling via flickr.com, creative commons license.
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ELIZABETH, NJ - A reminder to Elizabeth residents, Union County is offering a free electronics recycling event on Saturday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus, 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains.

Any Union County resident may bring unwanted televisions, computers, printers, and other electronic equipment to this e-cycling site. There is a limit of six items per vehicle. 

“Through this free event, Union County residents can help conserve resources and keep hazardous materials out of the environment. Everyone can make a real difference by using this opportunity to clear their homes, basements, and garages of old computers and other unwanted electronic goods,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados.

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“In addition to our countywide events, we also encourage residents to stay up to date with their local curbside pickup programs,” added Chairman Granados. “These local programs benefit when residents stay informed and follow the instructions for proper recycling.”

For more details on local curbside recycling visit the “Curbside Recycling” link at ucnj.org/recycling or contact a local recycling coordinator.

Union County residents can also sign up for Recycle Coach, a free app that makes it easy to keep up to date with countywide recycling information and municipal recycling schedules. For more information visit ucnj.org/recycling/recycle-coach-app.

Countywide recycling supports Chairman Granados’s Moving Union County Forward “Plant a Seed” initiative for environmental engagement, education, and empowerment.

For more details on all upcoming recycling events including paper shredding and household hazardous waste visit ucnj.org/recycling. Quick links to all Union County environmental programs and activities can be found at 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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