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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 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 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 & 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.


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


For additional information and scheduled dates, please see the current DPW flyer or go to:

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