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Erie County hosting hazardous waste collection day

Posted at 12:41 PM, Aug 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-05 12:41:41-04

Erie County is giving residents an opportunity to dump any hazardous waste they have laying around on Saturday. 

They're holding a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the ECC North Campus in Williamsville. Here's an idea of what to bring and what not to bring:

 

ITEMS WHICH CAN BE BROUGHT FOR DISPOSAL 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)

 

 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 more information call (716) 858-6800.