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Erie County to collect hazardous waste materials on June 3 & August 5


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oneilj - Posted on 09 May 2017

The Erie County Legislator John Mills reminds residents that the county hosts two Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Days every spring.

In partnership with Erie Community College, Northeast Southtowns Solid Waste Management Board and Northwest Solid Waste Management Board, materials will be collected on the following days:

  • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the ECC South Campus in Orchard Park (enter from Big Tree Road/Route 20A)
  • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at the ECC North Campus in Williamsville (enter from Wehrle Drive)

Accepted items include:

  • Pesticides, Fertilizers, Pool and Household Chemicals/Cleaners (limit 2 gallons or 20 pounds)
  • Oil-based paints, Spray cans (limit 10 gallons)   
  • Paint Thinner, Stripper and Solvents (limit 2 gallons)
  • Batteries (lead acid & rechargeable)
  • Oil, Gasoline, Kerosene, Antifreeze (limit 10 gallons)
  • Mercury (thermometers, thermostats, metal)

Participants may need to verify that their waste products were generated by households.

Items which will not be accepted include:

  • Latex paint: latex paint does not need to be disposed of as household hazardous waste and should not be brought to these events.
  • Automobile tires
  • Computers and other electronics
  • Appliances
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Commercial/industrial wastes

For additional information or for details on how to properly dispose of latex paint, call the Erie County Household Hazardous Waste 24-Hour Hotline at (716) 858-6800 or visit www.erie.gov/waste.

Support for both events is provided by ECC, NOCO Energy Corp., The Battery Post, Inc., and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.