Count Metal Recycling Events 2013
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is
pleased to announce the 2013 schedule of its
free scrap metal recycling events. A wide
variety of metal goods, from household
appliances to gutters and sheds, are included in
The scrap metal recycling program is available
for use by households, commercial
establishments, nonprofit agencies and other
organizations. Starting on Thursday, April 4,
and running through November, the program will
be available on the first Thursday of each month
and the third Saturday of each month (excluding
holidays) from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Scrap metal from any municipality may be brought
to any of the following drop-off centers:
Cranford: Emergency Services/Traffic
Enforcement, 151 Kenilworth Blvd.;
Rahway: Service Yard in Rahway Park (near pool), St.
Westfield: Westfield Conservation Center, 1300
Lamberts Mill Road.
Residents who are recycling refrigerators or
freezers are required by law to remove the doors
from these appliances. The scrap metal recycling
program cannot accept refrigerators or freezers
with the doors intact.
Acceptable items for recycling include aluminum
scrap, aluminum cans, aluminum siding, bicycles,
brass, copper, dishwashers, electric fans,
fencing (chain/wire), freezers, gutters, irons,
lawn furniture, metal cabinets, metal sheds,
microwaves, pots & pans, railings,
refrigerators, stoves, tire rims, toasters,
washers & dryers, window frames (no glass), and
In the event of extreme bad weather, individual
recycling events may be cancelled.
For more information or directions to the
recycling locations, please visit us online at
www.ucnj.org/recycle or call the Union
County Recycling Hotline at 908-654-9889.