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Niagara County Environmental - Solid Waste Management, Division of Niagara County Department of Public Works

NIAGARA COUNTY
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW)

 

 

Contact Info:

Niagara County Division of Environmental/Solid Waste

 

Email:
recycling@niagaracounty.com

Our final event will take place on Saturday October 8, 2016! For your protection and ours, all HHW drop-offs are by APPOINTMENT ONLY.

A maximum of 400 appointments are reserved. You may begin to schedule your online appointment on Setptember 8th.

Schedule An Appointment Here

Please note, if you are a participant from the towns of Niagara, Cambria, Wilson and Newfane you are welcome to participate, however please bring a check of $35, payable to the “Niagara County Refuse Disposal District.”

What is HHW?

HHW are materials commonly found in our basements, garages and sheds that we use in our daily lives. If they were generated by industry, they would be treated as Hazardous wastes.  It is important to safely manage these materials due to the harm they pose in your home, to our environment and to those managing our refuse. The Niagara County Refuse Disposal District and NYSDEC provide drop-off events for Niagara County residents to responsibly dispose of these materials.

Common household hazardous wastes that are acceptable for drop off include: Latex Paint 3/4 can or more, Oil based Paint, Wood Stains and Preservatives, Automotive Fluids (antifreeze, brake, power steering and transmission fluids), Pesticides and Fertilizers, Flammable Products (gasoline, kerosene, thinners, strippers, solvents, glues, etc.), Household Cleaners (soaps, waxes, drain cleaners, etc.), Driveway Sealer, Pool and Photo Chemicals, Mercury (thermometers, thermostats), Fluorescent Bulbs. 

Download a Guide advising how to safely manage Household Hazardous Wastes. 



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