Franklin Lakes Recycling Center
Location: Department of Public Works
500 DeKorte Drive
Franklin Lakes, NJ
Please make sure you have removed all personal information from items being left in the electronic waste container at the Recycling Center. This includes personal data be cleared and wiped from computers, laptops, cell phones, iPads, tablets or any electronic devices that may contain your personal data.
Electronic Waste items accepted:
Household Batteries: Alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9V) are disposed of as normal garbage.
Rechargeable Batteries: Place each rechargeable battery in a separate plastic bag at a drop-off box located at the DPW at 500 DeKorte Drive. Types of rechargeable batteries include batteries from:
Button cells (used in hearing aids and watches)
Cordless power tools
Remote control toys
Car Batteries: "trade-in" or recycle at BCUA Hazardous Waste collection days. Click here for more information.
We are now able to offer textile recycling at the Recycling Center at the DPW (behind Police Headquarters). Residents can place old clothes, shoes, sheets, towels in any condition from nearly new to old and damaged in the bins. The Borough will receive payment, currently $100 per ton from Planet Aid for the textiles. Additionally, any textiles which don't go into the landfill will benefit the environment and reduce the cost to the Borough of garbage disposal. Click here to obtain a receipt from Planet Aid for clothing placed in the bins.
Now available are book recycling at the Recycling Center at the DPW. Residents can place books in any condition in the bins and the Borough will receive payment $40 per ton of books from Planet Aid. Additionally any books which don’t go into the landfill will benefit the environment and reduce the cost to the Borough of tipping garbage at the landfill.
Here is my suggestion:
When leaving ANY items which may contain personal information in the electronic waste container at the Recycling Center please make sure that you have wiped all such information from the items being left. This would include things like computers, laptops, cell phones, i-pods, i-pads and other tablets or any electronic devices that may contain your personal details.
Location - DeKorte Drive across from the Police Station
Leaf Compost Recycling
Compost Available at DPW