Public Works & Recycling
When is the Recycling Center open?
The Recycling Center is open Monday-Friday 7am -3pm and Saturday 8am-11:30 am
Office hours are Monday.-Friday 7am-3pm.
Where can I recycle tires?
My curbside recycling was not picked up, who should I call?
Call the Middlesex County Improvement Authority at 732-628-0221
Monroe’s recycling center doesn’t take paint, where can I bring it?
Empty dried up paint cans may be thrown away with regular garbage.
Where can I recycle used syringes?
Contact the New Jersey Hospital Association’s Safe Syringe Program.
Contact these participating hospitals for more details:
St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick – 732-745-8600 ext. 8282
University Medical Center at Princeton: 609-497-4266
JFK Medical Center in Edison: 732-321-7539
Somerset Medical Center, Somerset: 908-685-2200-ext. 3258
Where can I dispose of old prescription medicine?
Contact Monroe Twp. Police Dept.; they have receptacles for the safe collection and disposal
732-521-0222 Police Drop Off BOX
Where can I recycle energy efficient CFL or other mercury containing light bulbs?
Many stores such as Best Buy, Staples, Lowe’s and Home Depot have containers to recycle these bulbs.
What is the procedure for getting curbside recycling containers?
New residents can come to the Recycling Drop-Off Center @ 76 GravelHill-Spotswood Rd. and receive a free set. Replacement bins may be purchased for $8.90 for a round one and $12.25 for a rectangular one or $21.15 for the set. Residents must pay with a check to Monroe Twp. No cash will be accepted.
What do I do with bulky waste?
Valid from 03/01/2016 to 02/27/2019