Recycling Collection

Collection Dates and Other Recycling Information
Phone Number
Email Address
Detective Sgt. Ben Gering
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2018 Recycling Dates

Did they miss your house?  Call the M.C.I.A. at (609) 278-8086 or report it here

When a holiday interrupts your RECYCLING collection, it will be collected the SATURDAY immediately following the holiday.

Collection Dates

  • January 8th & 22nd
  • February 5th & 19th
  • March 5th & 19th
  • April 2nd, 16th & 30th
  • May 14th & 28th* (*Memorial Day, collection will be Saturday, June 2nd)
  • June 11th & 25th
  • July 9th & 23th
  • August 6th & 20th
  • September 3rd* & 17th (*Labor Day, collection will be Saturday, Sept 8th)
  • October 1st, 15th & 29th
  • November 12th & 26th
  • December 10th & 24th

Click here to view what you can and cannot put in your recycle bin.

YELLOW recycling buckets are available at the Department of Public Works located at 27 North Harrison Street (behind the fire house) Buckets are available Monday – Friday from 8:00 – 2:30.  Buckets are free and residents can take up to 4.  

To dispose of broken buckets, use them for your weekly trash collection but mark the top “TRASH, TAKE ALL”  Please do not bring broken buckets to Public Works.

What goes into the recycling bucket? Click here for a list of acceptable items from the Mercer County Improvement Authority.

Questions about recycling in Princeton call Janet at 609-688-2566.

2018 County Wide Household Hazardous Waste/Electronics Recycling Events: 

Sponsored by the M.C.I.A. call (609) 278-8086 for information or click here to view their website.

  • Saturday, April 7, 2018 / 8AM - 2PM
  • Saturday, June 2, 2018 / 8AM - 2PM
  • Saturday, September 29, 2018 / 8AM - 2PM

LOCATION: Dempster Fire School, 350 Lawrence Station Road

Click here for directions to Dempster Fire School

2018 County Wide Document Shredding Events:

Sponsored by the M.C.I.A. call (609) 278-8086 for information or click here to view their website.

  • SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2018 / 9AM - 2PM
  • SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018 / 9AM - 2PM

LOCATION: LOT 4, South Broad Street Across from Mercer County Administration Building)

Princeton's BYOB Initiative:

Princeton Merchants Association along with other local merchants, nonprofits and the Municipality of Princeton are promoting a single use plastic bag reduction initiative for the community. For more information visit the Princeton Merchants Association page.

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