Commercially Generated Electronics & Fluorescent Bulbs

 

Many of you may not be aware that certain consumer electronics and fluorescent bulbs contain heavy metals, mercury and others materials that are considered hazardous.  These items must be properly disposed of according to Hazardous Waste or Universal Waste regulations.

 

Newtech Recycling, Inc.               Hesstech, LLC                    AERC

111 Chimney Rock Road             45 Executive Drive             2591 Mitchell Ave.

Bridgewater,  NJ 08807                Edison, NJ 08817               Allentown, PA

(732) 469-9774                                 (800) 958-1404                     610-797-7608

www.newtechrecycling.com      www.hesstech.com           www.arecrecycling.com 

computers                                        computers & bulbs            computers & bulbs

 

Veolia Env. Services                   Bethlehem Lamp Recycling

1453 Pinewood Street                 935 Bethlehem Drive

Rahway, NJ 07065                       Bethlehem, PA 18017

(800) 478- 6055                            610-8387034

Computers & bulbs                     www.bethlehenlamprecycling.com

bulbs

 

Clean Harbors Env. Services

41 Tomkins Point Road

Newark, NJ

973-643-6025

www.cleanharbors.com

bulbs

 

The NJDEP maintains a list of approved facilities.  Contact NJDEP at 609-984-6650 or visit their website at www.state.nj.us/dep/dshw/lrm/uwrcompu.htm for names of additional approved facilities.  Please call ahead for a list of acceptable and unacceptable items as well as pricing.  You can learn more about diverting hazardous materials from the waste stream by visiting the Rutgers Solid Waste Policy Group website at http://aesop.rutgers.edu/~wastemgmt/.

 

NOTE: Somerset County has adopted amendments to the solid waste management plan that will require commercial, retail, wholesale, restaurants, taverns, schools, institutions, warehouses, construction sites, factories, and offices buildings to recycle Mercury Containing Devices and Used Consumer Electronics.  These mandates were approved by NJDEP and became effective May 23, 2007.