DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
HARZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL
Motor Oil (used)
Mercer County Improvement Authority (MCIA) (609) 278-8086
(Office Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Aerosol Cans, photographic chemicals, pool chemicals, motor oil (used), lighter fluid, propane gas tanks, pesticides/herbicides, car batteries, used oil filters, paint thinner, oil based paint, stains/varnishes, anti-freeze, driveway sealer, gasoline, gas/oil mix, acids & caustics, weed killers, insect repellents, rust remover, oven cleaner, chemistry sets, chlordane.
Used Electronics including CPU’s, modems, printers, keyboards, mouses, fax machines, copiers, circuit boards, televisions, monitors, scanners, electrical wire, stereo equipment, laptops & laptop peripherals, phones, telecommunications, networking equipment, vcr’s, camera equipment.
Not included: Latex paint, silvex, unknown or unidentified materials, radioactive materials, PCB's, explosives, Agent Orange 2, 5, 5-T or Dioxin infectious waste, railroad ties, asbestos, fencing, florescent light bulbs, air conditioners, batteries (regular).
Three Times a Year Disposal Day (Fall, Spring, Summer)
Mercer County Household Chemical Waste Disposal Day are held at the John T. Dempster Fire School, Bakers Basin/Lawrence Station Road, Lawrence Township. There are three disposal days each year.
MOTOR OIL (Used)
Motor Oil (used)
Place in clean, leak-proof container with cap or lid. Close securely.
- Mercer County Household Chemical Waste Disposal Day at the John T. Dempster fire School. Dates to be announced in early Spring
- Drop-off sites provided by MCIA in Hamilton & Hightstown
- Licensed inspection centers or motor vehicle repair centers equipped with collections tanks
Call MCIA (609) 278-8086 or NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection Office of Recycling (609) 984-6646.
Public Works (609) 799-8370
Used tires - must be removed from rims.
Call Public Works (609) 799-8370 for curbside pickup.