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2021 Hazardous Waste Collection and Electronics Recycling Event for Mercer County Schools

A hazardous waste collection and electronics recycling event for Mercer County Schools will be held  rain or shine at the John T. Dempster Fire Academy, 350 Lawrence Station Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 on Friday, March 26, 2021 (8:30 am – 12:00 pm).

This event is for Mercer County Schools Only.  For more information contact Anil Sharma, Senior Environmental Health Specialist at 609-396-8014.  Fill out the forms linked in this article and  submitted by – Friday, March 5, 2021.

PLEASE DO NOT FAX TO MCIA – ALL REQUESTS ARE THROUGH CEHA to ANIL SHARMA

Please use the following forms to accompany your drop offs:

The following items will be collected:

Recycling: Hazardous Waste Disposal

What to Bring:

  • Paint thinner
  • Oil-based paint
  • Stain/varnishes
  • Propane gas tanks
  • Car batteries
  • Light Bulbs: Florescent /CFL's  and Incandescent/Compact Energy Saving (NOTE: Only 300 Bulbs per school district. All bulbs must be boxed and tightly sealed.)
  • Ballasts

No Latex Paint will be accepted.

Disposal Procedures for Latex Paint:

  1. Latex paint must be dried out by absorbent
  2. Place sand, kitty litter or speedy dry into paint. (Absorbent)
  3. Once Paint is absorbed, place lid back on paint can
  4. Place paint can in plastic bag.
  5. Place plastic bag out for regular trash collection

Used Electronics Collection

What to BRING:

 PC’s (Central Unit)

Monitors

Modems

Printers

Keyboards

Mouses

Fax Machines

Copiers

Circuit Boards

Televisions

Electrical Wire

Stereo Equipment

Laptops

Laptop Peripherals

Scanners

Phones

Telecommunications

Networking Equipment

VCR's

Camera Equipment

Electronic Smart/Wipe Boards

 

What NOT to Bring:

School laboratory chemicals

latex paint

Unknown chemicals

Household Batteries

Acid based products

Handheld radio batteries

Pesticides

No Computer batteries

Custodial cleaning supplies

No Drill Batteries

Calcium Chloride pellets

No Fire Alarm Panel Batteries

Radioactive materials

No Battery Cabinets

Explosives and munitions

No Broken Monitor Stands

Agent Orange 2,5,5-T or Dioxin

No Walkie Talkies

Infectious Waste

Air Conditioners

Helium and Oxygen Tanks

Dehumidifier

Asbestos

No Switches

Mercury

No Radioactive Exit Signs

Tires

400 watt metal halide lamps

Railroad ties

No Metal nuts and bolts

Wood

No Toner Cartridges

Fencing

Silvex


 

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