The Hunterdon County Department of Public Safety, Division of Public Health Services has established its household hazardous waste collection schedule for 2015.
The first collection event in 2015 will be a Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day being held rain or shine on Saturday, March 14th at the Hunterdon County Library complex located at 314 State Route 12 in Flemington (Raritan Township). Acceptable materials can be dropped off from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. No pre-registration is required.
Up to 10 gallons or 80 pounds of the following items will be accepted at no charge: latex and oil based paints (please consolidate paints, keeping them separated by type, to make full cans), varnish and stains, herbicides, gas-oil mix, mercury, insecticides, pool chemicals, photographic chemicals, fuel oil and sludge, paint thinner, pesticides, aerosol cans, battery acid, asbestos pipe wrap (dampen and double wrap in plastic), gasoline, diesel fuel, kerosene, drain cleaner and fluorescent tubes (please wrap in newspaper or put in original packaging).
Quantities greater than the 10 gallon/80 pound limit will incur a charge for disposal. There is no quantity limit on used motor oil, automotive batteries, antifreeze or fire extinguishers.
Additional Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day being held rain or shine on Saturday, July 11th and November 14th.
For more information, go to the Hunterdon County website (http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/recycling/cleanup.html) or call 908-788-1110.