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Recycling Events

The Niagara County Legislature recognizes that many residents are in need of safe disposal options for common household chemicals, therefore they have expanded the highly successful Household Hazardous Waste Collection program to four (4) events and the convenient voucher program from April through December 2022!   We are also excited to announce that Latex Paint will now be accepted at our local events and in the Voucher Program due to the start of the Paint Stewardship Act passed in 2019.  Please note that event pre-registration is required to participate.    


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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