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Recycling Events

We are excited to announce our new events for 2024!  In addition to our traditional household hazardous waste collection events hosted June 29th, 2024 at the Town of Lockport, August 17 at the Newfane Highway Garage and October 5th at the North Tonawanda DPW, the Niagara County "Rethink Your Waste" team and Niagara County Legislature have once again teamed up with GreenSheen Paint!  We plan to host three (3) exclusive, Paint Only, collection events in 2024.  In honor of Earth Day 2024, in partnership with Niagara University, our first collection event will take place on Saturday April 27 from 9am to 1pm in the Dwyer Arena parking lot.  Registration details are below.  Please note that event pre-registration is required to participate.  July 27th we will be back at the Starpoint School campus and September 28th we will be at the Town of Niagara Park, from 9am to noon both days.  


We will also 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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