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.
(732) 469-9774 (800) 958-1404 610-797-7608
computers computers & bulbs computers & bulbs
Veolia Env. Services
(800) 478- 6055 610-8387034
Computers & bulbs www.bethlehenlamprecycling.com
Clean Harbors Env. Services
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/.
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.