Recycling and Solid Waste Department






The Mercer County Recycling/Solid Waste Department’s mission is to develop and implement the  Mercer County Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSW) Plan.



The Mercer County Recycling/Solid Waste Department will work towards its mission by:

  • Providing convenient recycling opportunities,
  • Providing recycling and collection opportunities for hard-to-dispose materials such as tires, electronics, and household hazardous waste,
  • Providing technical assistance to businesses, institutions, organizations, and municipalities,
  • Partnerships with like-minded organizations and agencies,
  • Conducting public education programs to raise awareness about proper waste management and its benefits, and
  • Assisting municipalities and businesses in meeting regulatory compliance with local, state, and federal recycling and waste management laws.

News and Events

Hard-to-Recycle Collection Events

2nd Tuesday of Each Month
9 AM - 1 PM

The Lawrence-Mercer Recycling/Solid Waste Department offers a program for the collection of select hard-to-recycle items. Collection days are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 9 AM to 1 PM, and transition between locations in Mercer and Lawrence counties. This makes the program accessible to as many people as possible.

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Monthly Drop-Off Station Flier



Special Collection Event

Saturday, September 18, 2021
9 AM - 1 PM

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND LIMITED TO 200 VEHICLES! The event location will only be provided to registrants.

Please show up at your selected time to help keep the event running smoothly. Vehicles not registered will be turned away.

To register visit:
or Call ECS&R at 866-815-0016 (toll free).

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Monthly Drop-Off Station Flier