Electronics Recycling Events
Please check this page in advance of each event for information about COVID-19 protocols and changes.
Recycling used or unwanted electronics is mandatory in New Jersey. Electronics may not be put out at the curb with standard or bulk trash or other recycling items.
Wipe out your data before recycling your computers and smart devices! (Instructions for clearing data from devices can be easily found online)
Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Events
Livingston’s Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding Events are for Livingston residents only. No businesses or institutions allowed.
All events are held at the Senior/Community Center Rear Parking Lot, 204 Hillside Avenue, 9 am to 2 pm. Check this page or this website’s Township calendar for event dates:
- Saturday, April 17, 2021
- Sunday, June 13, 2021
- Saturday, October 9, 2021
Up to 5 boxes per family will be accepted at the Recycling Event.
Early Drop Off: Electronics Only
Only electronics (no confidential papers to be shredded) can be dropped off in advance of each Electronics Recycling Event inside the Senior/Community Center, on a self-serve basis. Information about dates and location will be provided prior to the event date.
Fluorescent Bulb Recycling
Residents may now bring the following fluorescent bulbs to be recycled at our Electronics Recycling Events (limit 6 bulbs, unbroken):
- 4- and 2-foot bulbs
- U- shaped bulbs
- Round Bulbs
- CFL (compact fluorescent light bulbs -- the spiral bulbs)
There is no early drop off for bulbs.
The Essex County Utilities Authority also hosts 2 Electronics Recycling events per year.
Large or Heavy Electronic Items
NJ options for large or heavy electronic items (50 plus pounds or with screens larger than 40 inches diagonally).
Students from the Livingston High School Science National Honor Society explain the electronics recycling and paper shredding events!