Middlesex County Landfill
Tire Storage and West Nile Virus
E-cycle Drop-off Program
Paper Shred Program
Backyard Compost Bin Sale
you have any questions concerning the programs listed below, please
or call (732) 745-4170.
The Middlesex County
Utilities Authority (MCUA) operates the Middlesex County Landfill, which
is located on Edgeboro Road in East Brunswick. The state-of-the-art
landfill features a double liner, leachate collection system, and landfill
gas collection system. The landfill is only open to haulers who have
a hauling permit from the NJDEP and who have enrolled with the MCUA.
The tip fee at the landfill is $69/ton for those haulers without a contract.
For more information, contact the MCUA Landfill Division at 732-246-4313.
and West Nile Virus
What does the
proper storage and recycling of tires have to do with the West Nile
Tires stored outdoors can collect water and provide an ideal breeding
site for mosquitoes, including the one species - Culex pipiens - the
primary transmitter of the West Nile Virus.
What should I
do to help prevent the West Nile Virus?
- Store tires indoors or in a covered container.
If you have 5 or more used tires on your site (residential, commercial
establishments, government facilities), the tires must be stored in
totally enclosed structures, closed trailers, or covered roll-off containers.
The County Health Department has begun an inspection/education program
to ensure that used tires are being stored and disposed of properly.
You can assist in this endeavor by making your employees aware of the
proper way to manage tires.
dispose/recycle your tires.
County residents can utilize the County's Tire Recycling Program. Others
can contact the County Division of Solid Waste Management to obtain
a list of private vendors that provide tire recycling services.
- Empty any
objects on your property filled with
Any container or bucket that is susceptible to collecting water can
also become a breeding ground for mosquitoes. These items should be
removed, covered, or emptied after each rain event.
- Report illegally
If you see a pile of illegally dumped tires, please report it to your
local municipality or to the Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination
Commission at 732-549-0665.