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Recycling Events

We are excited to feature new events for 2023!  In addition to our traditional household hazardous waste collection events hosted annually, the Niagara County "Rethink Your Waste" team and Niagara County Legislature are proud to announce three "Paint and Paper" events for 2023.  To celebrate Earth Day 2023, in partnership with Niagara University and GreenSheen Paint, on April 15 from 9am to 1pm we will host a free Paint recycling event in the Dwyer Arena parking lot.  Details below.

From 10am to 1pm on June 3 at Wheatfield Town Hall and July 29 at Niagara SPCA we will be onsite to collect old paint and paper for shredding.  Please note that event pre-registration is required to participate.    


We will also have three Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and continue our Voucher Program (starting April 1.  

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.  

  • 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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