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Chautauqua County to Hold Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Submitted by gallagha on Tue, 09/07/2021 - 08:47

 

Residents can safely dispose of hazardous waste items used around their homes, garages and yards

 

FALCONER, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Division of Solid Waste has announced a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chautauqua County DPF Building, 454 North Work St. in Falconer, N.Y. 

The event allows residents to safely dispose of hazardous items for free. Among some of the items that will be accepted are used antifreeze, nail polish, fluorescent light bulbs, hobby glues, non-empty aerosol cans, furniture and floor polishes, stains, turpentine, sealants, oil-based paints, chemical fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides, and pool chemicals.

Please note that businesses cannot participate in this event as it is only offered to households. In addition, the following materials will not be accepted: motor oils, electronics, latex paint, prescription drugs, sharps, smoke detectors and waste oils.

Residents taking part in the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day must complete a registration form that lists all of the materials they are dropping off. Registration forms are available online at: https://chqgov.com/landfill/landfill and will also be available at the events.

This collection event is sponsored by Chautauqua County, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Storer’s Container Services, and Chautauqua County Hazmat.

For more information about the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Days and accepted materials, please visit https://chqgov.com/landfill/landfill or call the landfill at (716) 985-4785.

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