Check back in February for an announcement on the HHW collection events for 2023.
HHW Voucher program OPEN
Erie County offers a free program allowing Erie County residents to bring up to 50-lbs. of acceptable household hazardous waste to Hazman in Tonawanda, NY.
by Appointment Only (click the link to make a reservation)
If you bring more than 50-lbs or items not listed as acceptable, there will be additional charges.
Commercial, Business or Farm Waste is not included. Household Hazardous Waste only.
Unacceptable Voucher Items/Additional Fees:
- Exceedance over 50-lbs. subjected to $0.75/lb. Fee.
- Electronics - $0.50/lb. Fee.
- Fire Extinguishers - $15.00/unit Fee.
- Propane Tanks - $5.00/unit Fee.
- Tires - $10.00/unit Fee.
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Acceptable Materials List At Erie County Collection Events
- waste automotive fluids
- brake & transmission fluids;
- Paints, Solvents, etc.:
- oil-based paints,
- latex paint
- paint strippers and thinners,
- Stains and varnishes
- spray paints,
- kerosene & other solvents;
- Pesticides, chemicals, etc.:
- fertilizers and
- pool chemicals;
- Mercury and any Mercury containing devices such as thermometers or thermostats.
- Small Propane cylinders (1lb. camping)
Unacceptable Materials List
- 20lb Propane Tanks
- Electronic Waste/ Televisions
- Medical Waste/ Medications
- Asbestos. View the New York State rules on asbestos regulation.
- Explosives, Ammunition and Gun Powder - contact your local police department.
- Smoke Detectors (radioactive materials) - for information call First Alert at 1-800-323-9005.
- Cooking oils - call Darling International at (716) 895-0655 for disposal of cooking oils
- Syringes/Needles - visit the Erie County Department of Health Needle Disposal & Access page
- Tires - should be disposed of at any retail tire dealer (a nominal disposal fee may apply).
- Cylinders of compressed gases, such as (but not limited to): - oxygen, acetylene, helium, carbon dioxide, freons, other refrigerant gases, etc.
- Fluorescent light bulbs or ballasts.
In addition, Commercial, Business or Farm Waste is not accepted.
Erie County's hazardous waste disposal program for Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators may be a suitable option to dispose of these materials