Recycling Events


DOCUMENT SHREDDING

Mercer County Improvement Authority at Lot 4 / 651 South Broad Street, Trenton (across from Mercer County Administration Building)
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Saturday November 3, 2018, 9 am – 2 pm

Note: Hopewell Township residents can also have their documents shredded at the Hopewell Township Public Works building
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Saturday October 20, 2018, 9 am – 1 pm

ELECTRONICS & HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE

Mercer County Improvement Authority at Dempster Fire School in Lawrence Twp.
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Saturday September 29, 2018, 8 am – 2 pm

DOCUMENT SHREDDING & STYROFOAM

Hopewell Valley Green Team
Saturday September 15, 2018, 12 noon – 3 pm at a new location: Toll Gate Grammar School, 275 South Main Street, Pennington
Note: clean white Styrofoam used for shipping; no packing “peanuts” (take those to Popcorn Packers). We will also be collecting DVDs/CDs with their empty jewel cases, wine corks, and Styrofoam egg cartons.
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Sign up for an e-notice via hvgreenteam@gmail.com

TEXTILES

Hopewell Valley Regional School District
Year-round
“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.
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WINE BOTTLE CORKS, CDs, DVDs, CLEAN #5 PLASTIC CONTAINERS, BRITA & PUR FILTERS, BUTTON BATTERIES and STYROFOAM EGG CARTONS

Pennington Farmers Market at Rosedale Mills, 101 Route 31 North, Pennington
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Last Saturday of the month (9 am – 1 pm), June through October: June 30, July 28, August 25, September 29 and October 27, 2018.
Clean #5 Plastics will be taken to the collection bin for Preserve at Whole Foods. Foam egg cartons will be delivered to a carton factory in Somerville. Wine bottle corks will be shipped to a cork tile manufacturer in Missouri.