BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The City of Buffalo is inviting residents to drop off any household materials that may be hazardous this Saturday.
The Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day is Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Honeywell Specialty Materials at 20 Peabody Street, off Elk, near Smith.
The city is reminding residents to dispose of waste and electronic equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. The improper disposal of waste and pollute the environment and threaten human health.
Items being accepted are:
- Pesticides, fertilizers, pool and household chemicals/cleaners (limit 2 gallons or 20#)
- Oil-based paints, spray cans (limit 10 gallons)
- Paint thinner, stripper and solvents (limit 2 gallons)
- Batteries (lead acid and rechargeable)
- Oil, gasoline, kerosene, antifreeze (limit 10 gallons)
- Mercury (thermometers, thermostats, metal)
- Propane tanks and cylinders (full or empty)
- Tires (remove the rims)
- Electronic waste (computers, printers, scanners)
Items not being accepted are:
- Latex paint (dry out in cans and place with regular garbage)
- Pharmaceutical waste
- Commercial industrial waste
- White goods (washers, dryers, stoves)
- Yard waste
- Household garbage
- Household recyclables
For more information call 311 or 851-4200.
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