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
- Fluorescent bulbs
- Commercial/industrial wastes
For more information call (716) 858-6800.