Household Hazardous Waste


Somerset County is offering 5 Hazardous waste days.  All Somerset County homeowners can participate (proof of residency required):

September 18, 2021: 

Branchburg Township Public Works Garage,  34 Kenbury Road Branchburg, 08876.
October 16, 2021 South County Public Works Garage, 410 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough, 08844.

Common items that WILL BE accepted at these Hazardous Waste Days include:

  • Ammonia based cleaners - Pesticides
  • Fire extinguishers - Fluorescent Lights
  • Gasoline - Mercury
  • Pool chemicals - Propane tanks
  • Rechargeable & button cell batteries
  • Auto products:  motor oil (5 gal. maximum), antifreeze, trans. Fluid, car batteries, oil filters.

Items that WILL NOT BE accepted  at these Hazardous Waste Days include:

  • 55 gallon drums - Air conditioners/dehumidifiers
  • Carbon monoxide detectors - needles
  • Explosives - Tires (max of 8 per person)
  • Smoke alarms (old smoke detectors should be mailed back to the company that manufactured them, labeled “for disposal”)


For more information of Household Hazardous Waste Days, please call 908-231-7031, or go to