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Recycling Day for Princeton residents

December 9, 2019

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 30, 2019

One event on June 1, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on September 7, 2019 at 12:00 am

Put your recycling at the curb by 7 a.m.

For the full Mercer County recycling schedule, visit the Mercer County Improvement Authority website. The county has not announced 2019 dates for household hazardous waste, e-waste and document shredding.

Recyclables should not be placed in plastic bags. If collection day falls on a holiday (Christmas, New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving) collection will be the following Saturday.


  • Mixed Paper, Office Paper & Window Envelopes
  • Corrugated Cardboard  (flatten boxes and/or cut into manageable bundles)
  • Telephone Books & “Soft” Cover Books
  • Hard Cover Books (Hard cover must be removed)
  • Glass Food & Beverage Jars/Bottles (all colors)
  • Aluminum & Metal Beverage Containers
  • Pet Food Cans
  • Milk Jugs & Plastic Beverage Bottles
  • Detergent & Shampoo Containers
  • Juice Boxes & Juice/Beverage Cartons
  • Plastics with #1 or #2 Symbols


  • Pizza Boxes
  • Light Bulbs
  • Aluminum Foil/Baking Pans
  • Drinking Glasses, Dishes & Broken Window Glass
  • Ceramics & Pottery
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Motor Oil & Anti-Freeze Containers
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Bandage Tins & Cookie Tins
  • Carbon & Waxed Paper
  • Tissue Paper, Napkins, Paper Plates & Paper Towels
  • Styrofoam
  • Plastics with #3 – #7 Symbols


December 9, 2019
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