East Windsor Township Holds Document Shredding and Recycling Event on Saturday, September, 30


Mayor Janice S. Mironov announced that East Windsor Township is holding a Township Document Shredding and Recycling Event, on Saturday, September 30, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, at the East Windsor Township Senior Center, located at 40 Lanning Boulevard. 

Free document shredding will be available to East Windsor residents to dispose of unwanted and unneeded documents. Paper shredding, which is on a first come first serve basis, will be accepted from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. or until truck is full. Document shredding is limited to ten boxes per household until the shredding truck is full. The service is for East Windsor residents only. No commercial entities are permitted. Mayor Mironov stated, “This is a great opportunity for East Windsor residents to dispose of old or confidential documents in a secure manner. Document shredding provides a non-recoverable tool for providing confidentiality and protecting against identity theft.”

Electronics Recycling is limited to televisions, computers and accessories, monitors, fax machines, cell phones, VCR’s, cable boxes, telephones and radios. Residents also will be able to dispose of fluorescent bulbs and household batteries.

RISE will have trucks on-site to collect clothing, shoes, blankets, housewares (plates, mugs and related items), working appliances, household electronics and usable furniture.  Clothing should be brought in plastic bags.  

Township residents also are encouraged to recycle their plastic film at this event. The types of plastic film which can be dropped off for recycling are:  grocery bags, bread bags, bubble wrap, dry cleaning bags, newspaper sleeves, ice bags, plastic shipping envelopes, Ziploc and other re-closable food storage bags, cereal bags, case overwrap, salt bags, pallet wrap and stretch film, wood pellet bags and produce bags.  

For efficiency, residents must remain in their vehicles at all times, and have their driver’s license to display as proof of residency. 

Mayor Mironov stated, “We are committed to recycling in East Windsor Township and thereby reducing the Township’s solid waste costs, while helping to preserve a greener environment. This is an environmentally positive and convenient opportunity for residents to shred documents and recycle certain items at no cost, while helping the Township reduce landfill costs and preserve the environment.”

For further information regarding the event, call (609) 443-4000, ext. 215.

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