News from the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners

Shanel Y. Robinson, Commissioner Director | Sara Sooy, Commissioner Deputy Director

Melonie Marano, Commissioner | Paul Drake, Commissioner | Doug Singleterry, Commissioner





April 14, 2021


Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event to Be Held in Warren

Residents Can Safely Dispose of Harmful Items


WARREN, NJ  Somerset County’s Division of Solid Waste Management is sponsoring a free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off event so residents can 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 so they can easily remove items from the vehicle.  

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Banned or outdated pesticides, antifreeze, transmission fluid, brake fluid, wet-cell car batteries, motor oil (five-gallon maximum), fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent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 or visit

For more information about recycling electronics, contact the Somerset County Division of Solid Waste Management at 908-231-7109, email or visit


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


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