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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Event June 9th

2019 Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Event Flyer June 9th

Sunday, June 9, 2019

The Township is holding an Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding Event on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Livingston residents may take their electronics and confidential papers to the rear and side parking lots of the Senior/Community Center at 204 Hillside Avenue from 9 am to 2 pm 

Under the Township’s recycling ordinance and New Jersey state law, it is mandatory to recycle electronic items. They cannot be placed at the curb for collection. 

Volunteers from the Recycling and Reclamation Committee will be on site to help out at the event. Motorists are asked to remain in their vehicles and follow directions.

Senior citizens who need help removing large, heavy items (TVs, etc.) may call Livingston’s Senior, Youth & Leisure Services Office for assistance: 973-535-7925, press 8.

View the June 9, 2019 Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Event flyer (PDF)

Acceptable Items

Electronics Recycling

Items accepted for electronic and small appliance recycling include: computers (erase or remove hard drives if possible), monitors, televisions, flat screens, printers, copiers, fax machines, scanners, speakers, keyboards, laptops, cables, telephones, cell phones (erase memory if possible), VCRs, stereos, radios, DVD players, pagers, typewriters, electronic games, inkjet and laser print cartridges, microwave ovens, toasters, irons, vacuum cleaners, and rechargeable batteries (button cells, hearing aid batteries, NiCad and NiMH).

No fluorescent light bulbs or other household hazardous waste will be accepted. For information about disposing of those, visit the Essex County Utilities Authority at

Paper Shredding – 5 Box Limit per Livingston Household

Personal paper documents will also be shredded on site and recycled at the event. All types of confidential paper documents will be accepted for shredding, except for the following: hardcover books, three-ring binders, paper clips, "Pendaflex" folders, and other fastened documents. Only residential shredding will be accepted. 

Unacceptable Items

Smoke Detectors -- place these in your regular trash (one per pickup)

Fluorescent Bulbs -- all fluorescent bulbs must be disposed of as Household Hazardous Waste. Check www.ecuanj for the next Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event.

Regular Non-rechargeable Household Batteries -- place these in your regular trash 

Early Drop Off for Electronics

Residents who have electronics to recycle but are unable to attend the event on Sunday, June 9 may take advantage of the early drop-off offered by the Recycling & Reclamation Committee. Those residents may bring their electronics to Craft Room 2 on the lower level of the Senior/Community Center at 204 Hillside Avenue on Friday, June 7 from 8:30 am – 10:00 pm or Saturday, June 8 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

Next Event is in October

The next Township Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding Event is scheduled for Saturday, October 12, 2019.

View flyer (PDF)
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