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Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Set for October 5

Hazardous Waste Day will be held on October 5 from 8:30 am  - 4:00 pm in Cedar Grove. Credits:

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County will hold its next Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Sunday, October 5 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm for all Essex County residents at 125 Fairview Avenue (next to the Old Hospital Center) in Cedar Grove.

Residents are required to bring their ID with them. Accepted items for drop-off are:

Pesticides and Herbicides 
Paint thinners and solvents 
Oil based paints and stains 
Chemistry sets
Propane tanks (barbecue type)
Pool chemicals
Automotive fluids (antifreeze, 
motor oil, steering fluids, etc.) 

Darkroom/Photographic chemicals
Lithium and NiCad batteries 
Fluorescent light bulbs 
and ballasts
Mercury and products 
containing mercury
Household cleaning fluids
Car batteries
Fire extinguishers (home)
Driveway sealer
Aerosol spray paints
Items that will NOT be accepted are:
Latex paint
Unlabeled or Unidentified Materials 
Regulated Medical Waste 
or Infectious Waste
Commercial or Industrial Waste 
Empty Containers
Explosives, Munitions, Ordnance 
or Reactive Materials
Household batteries 
(AA, AAA, C, D, 9V)
Smoke Detectors and 
Carbon Monoxide Alarms


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