County Offers Weekday Recycling
of Consumer Electronics

 

FRANKLIN-   Somerset County residents now can recycle electronics Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Newtech Recycling Inc., located at 600A Apgar Dr., Somerset 08873.

 

“Starting this October, we expanded the electronics-waste program to allow residents to dispose of e-waste on weekdays, at their convenience.  This is in addition to our usual First Saturday of the Month drop-off days at the county Recycling Center in Bridgewater,” said Freeholder Deputy Director Robert Zaborowski, recycling division liaison.  “We encourage residents to take advantage of this opportunity to dispose of unwanted equipment in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.”

 

Somerset County has been working with Newtech Recycling Inc. to recycle computer and electronic waste since June 2009.  Newtech is a New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection permitted facility, which provides computer and electronic recycling and data destruction services.

 

Newtech Recycling Inc. is located off Route 287 at Exit 12-Weston Canal Road.  Take Weston Canal Road South to Apgar Drive to the loading dock around back.

 

To learn more about Newtech Recycling Inc., visit www.newtechrecycling.com or call (732) 564-3110.   For more information about this program, contact Recycling Coordinator Melissa Harvey at (908) 231-7109 or harvey@co.somerset.nj.us.