Recycling Events

WINE BOTTLE CORKS, CDs, DVDs, CLEAN #5 PLASTIC CONTAINERS, BRITA & PUR FILTERS, ORAL CARE PRODUCT PACKAGING and BUTTON BATTERIES

Last Saturday of the month (9 am – 1 pm) October 26, 2019, organized by the Hopewell Valley Green Team. Bring everything to our tent at Pennington Farmers Market held at Rosedale Mills, 101 Route 31 North, Pennington. Clean #5 plastics will be taken to Whole Foods on behalf of Preserve. Wine bottle corks will be shipped to a cork tile manufacturer in Missouri.

DOCUMENT SHREDDING

Saturday November 2, 2019, 9 am – 2 pm, organized by the Mercer County Improvement Authority at Lot 4 / 651 South Broad Street, Trenton, across from the Mercer County Administration Building. Learn more

Hopewell Township residents can also have their documents shredded on October 5, 2019, 9 am – 1 pm at the Hopewell Township Public Works building. Learn more

ELECTRONICS & HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION

Saturday September 28, 2019, 8 am – 2 pm, organized by the Mercer County Improvement Authority at Dempster Fire School, 350 Lawrence Station Rd, Lawrence. Learn more

TEXTILES

Year-round, organized by the Hopewell Valley Regional School District. “Textiles” in this collection include: clothing, curtains, linens, towels, handbags, belts, shoes, hats, gloves, pillows, and stuffed animals. Materials can be old and worn, but should be clean and dry (old stains not a problem). Materials are sold to SpinGreen. 95% of the materials will be reused or recycled. Proceeds benefit the PTOs of all schools in the district. All six Hopewell Valley Schools have collection bins on outside locations open to the public. Learn more


PRIOR EVENTS ORGANIZED BY THE GREEN TEAM:

STUFF THE TRUCKS!

Saturday September 7, 2019, 12 noon – 3 pm, organized by the Hopewell Valley Green Team. Click here to see flyer about the event.
→ Green Team truck collecting Styrofoam, wine corks and CDs/DVDs;
→ Paper Shredding truck;
→ Habitat for Humanity ReStore truck collecting household goods and construction materials. Click for a decision flowchart to help determine if your material is acceptable. Learn about the ReStore.
All three at the same location in Pennington: Toll Gate Grammar School, 275 South Main Street.
This event was co-sponsored by the Pennington & Hopewell Township Environmental Commissions and the Hopewell Valley Green Team. All Hopewell Valley residents and businesses welcome! Sign up for an e-notice by sending a request to hvgreenteam@gmail.com