Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste Drop - Off

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Days are scheduled yearly in various locations in the County. Hours of operation are from 8 am to 2 pm unless otherwise noted. This service is provided for Middlesex County residents only, free of charge.

Acceptable Items

  • Adhesives, Aerosol Cans, Antifreeze, Brake Fluid, Car Batteries, Cleaners, Drain Cleaners, Fire Extinguishers, Flares, Fluorescent Bulbs (no broken 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 and Button Cell Batteries (individually bag each battery or tape each terminal end prior to transport). Alkaline batteries can be disposed of in regular trash
  • Asbestos-containing materials: call to pre-register; must be double bagged.

Non-acceptable Items

  • Appliances/Furniture, Electronics, Empty Containers, Explosives and Munitions, Infectious/Medical Waste, Smoke Detectors, Tires
  • No containers over 10 gallons

Note: Items listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Call 732-745-4170 if you have questions about any other items.