WARREN, NJ - Somerset County’s Division of Solid Waste Management is sponsoring a free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off event for residents to safely dispose of harmful items. The event will be held on Saturday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Warren Township Public Works Garage, located at 1 Bardy Road, Warren, NJ 07059.

Social Distancing Guidelines

Residents must wear masks and stay in their vehicles with the windows rolled up. Materials should be stored in residents’ trunks, cargo areas or truck beds, where items must be accessible to the staff to easily remove items from the vehicle.    

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Proof of Residency 

Residents must be prepared to show a current driver's license, valid lease, tax bill or any other bill with a Somerset County address. Pre-registration is not required. Businesses or commercial vehicles are NOT allowed.

Household Hazardous Waste Accepted 

Banned or outdated pesticides, antifreeze, transmission fluid, brake fluid, wet-cell car batteries, motor oil (five-gallon maximum), fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent light bulbs, ammonia-based cleaners, gasoline, kerosene, mercury switches, oil-based paints, pool chemicals, propane tanks and rechargeable and button-cell batteries.

Items Not Accepted

DO NOT drop off tires, or electronics (computers and televisions), infectious waste, gas cylinders, smoke detectors, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, or latex-based paint. 

For more information about the types and quantities of materials that will be accepted at the event, contact the Somerset County Division of Solid Waste Management at 908-231-7109, email solidwaste@co.somerset.nj.us or visitwww.co.somerset.nj.us/HHW 

For more information about recycling electronics, contact the Somerset County Division of Solid Waste Management at 908-231-7109, emailsolidwaste@co.somerset.nj.us or visit www.co.somerset.nj.us/e-waste.


A complete listing of recyclable items, recycling drop-off events (First Saturday of the Month, Household Hazardous Waste, RX, E-waste and Tire disposal) is available at www.co.somerset.nj.us/recycle.