Electronics Recycling Events

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.

Reminder

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 2019 event dates:

Paper Shredding

Up to 5 boxes per family will be accepted at the Recycling Event.

Early Drop Off

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.

For the June 9, 2019 event, Early Drop Off will be available in Craft Room 2 at the following times:

  • Friday, June 7, 2019 from 8:30 am - 10 pm
  • Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 9:30 am - 5 pm

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)

Other Events

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).

Event Video

Students from the Livingston High School Science National Honor Society explain the electronics recycling and paper shredding events!