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Read the Mercer County Curbside Recycling Information Single Stream Recycling (PDF) to see what materials are accepted or not accepted.
Yellow recycling buckets are available at the Department of Public Works located at 27 N Harrison Street (behind the firehouse). Buckets are available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 2:30 pm. 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.
Visit the Recycling Information Center for more information about recycling a variety of items. Also, Princeton hosts a household recycling and shredding event in the spring and fall where white goods, among many other things, are accepted.
With a reservation, mattresses can be disposed of as bulk items. They must be wrapped in plastic before being placed at the curb. See more information on disposing and recycling of mattresses.