Bring Your Bag
Beginning May 4, 2022 State Law prohibits all stores from selling to or providing their customers with single-use plastic carryout bags. More details can be found in the attached.
Lawrence Township offers voluntary food waste recycling through a Curbside Organic Collection Program. Beginning December 1, 2018, participants will pay $38.50 per month which is billed on a quarterly basis. Organic carts are collected every Thursday and residents may receive a free kitchen container (while supplies last). Residents can register for the Curbside Organic Waste Program anytime and are permitted to share the service with a neighbor. If you still have questions after reviewing the details, please call Janice Brokofsky in the Department of Public Works at (609) 587‐1894.
Paper - Plastic - Glass and more
For information about recycling, a service provided by the County through the Mercer County Improvement Authority, see the attached video. Attached is a guide to recyclables or contact the MCIA at 609-278-8086. Recycling is picked up every other Monday. Beginning September 7th, all contaminated recycling will be left curbside, tagged, and have an education piece in English and Spanish attached. The hauler will not be going back for contaminated recycling. If Monday falls on a holiday, the pickup is the following Saturday. If recycling is missed or an additional yellow can is needed, please call the Public Works Department at 609-587-1894. For information on the recycling schedule visit the MCIA website.
Effective January 1, 2011, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is banning the disposal of all "covered electronic devices" and are no longer to be placed with the blue trash carts for disposal. Please see the list of acceptable items that can be dropped off at the Department of Public Works on Wednesdays.
Project Medicine Drop-Off
In partnership with local law enforcement agencies, the Division of Consumer Affairs has made it as easy as possible for you to safely and securely dispose of your unused medications. For more details, see the attached flyer.
Eyeglasses Drop-Off Locations
Lions Recycle for Sight - for information about recycling old eyeglasses, please click here for participating locations.