John Mayer, Director
732-251-0700 ext. 822

Councilman Theodore Ricci, Liaison

Spotswood New Jersey
Department of Public Works

  • Middlesex County residents only (proof of County residency may be requested).
  • Residential waste only. No waste from commercial or industrial sources.
  • No containers larger than 10 gallons.
  • Leave HHW materials in their original containers whenever possible.
  • If materials are not in their original containers, label the container to indicate contents.

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM                     FREE OF CHARGE!

  • Saturday, May 19 - Middlesex County Division of Highways, North Brunswick
  • Friday, July 20 - East Brunswick Vo-Tech
  • Saturday, September 15 - Woodbridge Departmentof Public Works
  • Sunday, October 21 - Old Bridge Department of Public Works
  • Sunday, November 18 - Middlesex County College, Edison

Acceptable Items: Adhesives, Aerosol Cans, Anti-Freeze, Brake Fluid, Car Batteries, Cleaners, Drain Cleaners, Florescent Bulbs, Gasoline, Gas/Oil Mix, Kerosene, Lighter Fluid, Mercury, Motor Oil/Filters, Paints (Latex/Oil), Paint Thinner, Pesticides/Herbicides, Photographic Chemicals, Pool Chemicals, Propane Tanks, Stains/Varnishes, Thermometers, Thermostats.

Rechargeable & Button Cell Batteries (individually bag each battery or tape each terminal end prior to transport).  Alkaline batteries can disposed of in regular trash.

Non-acceptable Items: Appliances/Furniture, Electronics, Empty Containers, Explosives and Munitions, Infectious/Medical Waste, Smoke Detectors.
Please, no containers over 10 gallons.

Asbestos Prior to bringing asbestos containing material , you MUST pre-register by calling our Division at (732) 745-4170. You must double bag the material for transport, and you cannot bring more than 500 lbs. per vehicle per day.

The Residential Tire Drop-Off Program is operatedby Middlesex County, and is open to county residents only(proof of residency is required.)
A maximum of four (4) tires will be accepted per household per month. Automobile and light truck tires ONLY.
Tires can be dropped off at the East Brunswick Reclamation Center
357 Dunhams Corner Road
Monday - Saturday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Directions To HHW Sites visit website at:

Middlesex County Solid Waste Management

Updated: 3/25/2018