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Paint Program
Household Hazardous Waste
Household Batteries
Middlesex County Landfill
Tire Program
Tire Storage and West Nile Virus
E-cycle Drop-off Program
Paper Shred Program
Backyard Compost Bin Sale

Compost Classes

 

If you have any questions concerning the programs listed below, please email solidwaste@co.middlesex.nj.us or call (732) 745-4170.

 

Middlesex County Landfill

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.

Tire Storage and West Nile Virus

What does the proper storage and recycling of tires have to do with the West Nile Virus?
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.

- Properly 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
standing water.

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 dumped tires.
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.