Clean Earth of North Jersey

Kearny, NJ


115 Jacobus Avenue, Kearny, NJ 07032
T 973.344.4004 | F 973.344.8652

Clean Earth of North Jersey, Inc. (CENJ) is the facility of choice for hazardous waste projects of all sizes. This facility is run by one of the finest and most highly-qualified teams in the industry, and has the capability to treat more metals-contaminated soil than any facility in the tri-state area. This facility uses a state-of-the-art emissions control system that is an integral part of its chemical fixation process.

Clean Earth of North Jersey is the only rail served RCRA Part B Facility with indoor trans-loading capabilities within the tri-state area.

Photography by Cheryl Coffee         
Facility Type

RCRA Part B permitted transfer, storage and disposal facility (TSDF) that accepts hazardous and industrial waste

Treatment Platform

Chemical fixation (or stabilization) of RCRA hazardous waste, solidification of non-hazardous waste, fuel blending and bulk solid transfer




Hazardous waste: 249,500 gallons (or tons equivalent) Non-hazardous/industrial waste: 2,800 tons per day

Acceptable Materials

Various hazardous and non-hazardous industrial waste, including, but not limited to, RCRA, listed and TSCA waste, contaminated soil, liquids, sludge, solids and debris

  • Contaminated soil
  • Hazardous liquid (bulk/non-bulk)
  • Waste water (bulk/non-bulk)
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Non-hazardous material
  • Asbestos
  • Drums
  • Solvents
  • Flammable solids
  • Industrial waste
  • Oily waste
  • PCBs
  • Aerosols
  • Drill Cuttings
  • Lab packs
Universal-Waste Recycling

E-waste can contain dangerous materials such as lead, mercury, and cadmium.  if disposed into landfills these contaminates may spread into our soil and groundwater.  Clean Earth of North Jersey can recycle e-waste thru a safe and sustainable process.

Acceptable Items Include:
  • Computers/Laptops
  • Monitors
  • Keyboards/Computer Mice
  • Computer Peripherals
  • CD/VCR/DVD/Players
  • Cell Phones/Phones
  • Copiers/Printers
  • Fax Machines
  • TVs/Radios/Stereos
  • MP3 Players
  • Electronic Toys & Games
  • Photo & Video Cameras

Prohibited Items: Common Electrical Appliances - washers/dryers, stoves, microwave ovens, air conditioners, refrigerators, satelite dishes, space heaters.

Generic Approvals Program

Clean Earth of North Jersey provides our customers with quick and convenient solutions to dispose of hazardous and non-hazardous drummed wastes through our Generic Approvals Program. 

This program includes over 40 pre-approved generic codes for both hazardous and non-hazardous generic contaminants.  Our pre-approved list and practically complete online paperwork allows our customers to quickly drop off drummed waste and get back on the road quickly.

Pre-Approved Generic Wastes Include:
  • Acid Spills » Virgin Hydro/Sulfuric
  • Aerosol Flammables
  • Aerosol Poison
  • Ammonia Solutions
  • Antifreeze / Water Mixtures
  • Autobody Shop Wastes, Thinners / Cleaning Solvents
  • Bleach Solutions
  • Caustics Solids » Sodium Hydroxide, Potassium Hydroxide
  • Corrosive Acid Liquid Inorganic
  • Corrosive Basic Liquid Inorganic
  • Corrosive Basic Solid
  • Drill Cuttings » IDW not an industrial source. IDW - Investigative Derived Waste
  • Flammable Liquid
  • Flammable Solids
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Heating Oil Tank Liquids and Soils
  • Isocyanates Part 'A' and Part 'B'
  • Latex Paints
  • Lead Acid Batteries
  • Lithium Batteries
  • Mercury Contained in Manufactured Articles
  • Mercury Lights » Broken or Crushed
  • MGP Drill Cuttings & Purge Water
  • Monomer Hard Monolytic Solids
  • Nicad Batteries
  • Oil Based Paints
  • Oil Contamination (Soil Liquids)
  • Oily Debris Booms / PEE & Absorbents
  • Oxidizer Liquids
  • Oxidizer Solids
  • Paint Filters
  • Purge Water - IDW not an industrial source
  • Rags Debris Contaminated with Solvents
  • Sand Blast Grit from Preparation of Structural Steel
  • Soil Contaminated with Chlorinated Solvents below LDR
  • Solvent Contaminated Water
  • Toxic Flammable Liquid
  • Toxic Liquid Organics
  • Toxic Solids Inorganics
  • Virgin Chemical Spills (Solvents) for Incineration
  • Virgin Petroleum Soils/Liquids
Hours of Operation

7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

Services Materials Management
  • Rail Service
  • Transload
  • Loading
  • Laboratory analysis
  • Planning
  • Technical assistance
  • Sampling
  • Project management
  • Lab packing
  • Manifesting
  • Transportation
  • Packaging
  • Disposal
Facility Access

Easy truck access from NJ Turnpike via exit 15E Direct on-site rail service

Processed Materials
  • Solids - Subtitle D landfill, subtitle C landfill
  • Non-Hazardous - Transfer to other authorized facilities
  • Non-Hazardous Sludge - Solidify for subtitle D landfill
  • Waste Water - Blending for off-site waste water treatment plants
  • Organic Liquids - Fuel blending for energy recovery at cement kilns
  • RCRA Incineration - Organic chemical waste, aerosols, herbs/pesticides waste, off-spec commercial products

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