Recycling Events

We are resuming our regularly scheduled events for 2021!  The Niagara County Legislature recognizes that many residents are in need of safe disposal options for common household chemicals.  We have planned three local events that require pre-registration and from May 1 - August 31, our Household Hazardous Waste Voucher Program is available.   Please note, for all our events in 2021, Niagara County WILL NOT ACCEPT LATEX PAINT.  


Please read the list of Eligibility and Exclusions and Acceptable Items prior to scheduling an appointment:

Eligibility and Exclusions:

  • Must be a resident of Niagara County.

  • The first 50-lbs of waste is covered by Niagara County and NYSDEC (Voucher program only).  All extra weight or excluded material is the responsibility of the generator.  

  • Only waste generated from homes is accepted.  Not-for-profits, and businesses are excluded.

  • Alkaline Batteries, Motor Oil, Electronics and Explosives are NOT ACCEPTED.  Latex Paint is not included (please dry out and dispose of partially full cans).

  • All residents are required to pre-register online. 

  • Fire Extinguishers, Smoke Detectors and Propane Tanks are subject to additional fees. 

Acceptable Items:

  • Oil-based Paint

  • Wood Stains and Preservatives

  • Automotive Fluids (Antifreeze, Brake, Power Steering and Transmission Fluids)

  • Pesticides and Fertilizers (both Solid and Liquid)

  • Flammable Products (Gasoline, Kerosene, Thinners, Strippers, Solvents, Glues, etc.)

  • Household Cleaners (Soaps, Waxes, Drain Cleaners, etc.)

  • Driveway and Roof Sealer

  • Pool and Photo Chemicals

  • Mercury (Thermometers, Thermostats)

  • Fluorescent Bulbs​

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