Materials/Recycling Sites

Category Company Contact Type of Service Notes
Appliances, Bicycles, Building Materials, Carpets-Rugs, CFC-Freon, Electronics, Furniture, Mattresses, Metal, Yard Waste 1-800-GOT-JUNK 1-800-468-5865
https://www.1800gotjunk.com/us_en
Pick-up

Full-service junk removal company. Offer waste removal services for your home or business. Waste is recycled, donated, or otherwise disposed of responsibly.

Automobiles, Metal 2060 Auto Parts 2060 William St, Buffalo NY
14206
(716) 894-2060 or 800-955-7445
http://www.2060autoparts.com
Call or text for information

To sell used cars, fill out the form on their website to get a quote.

Batteries - Rechargable, Motor Oil Advanced Auto Multiple Locations
Store specifc
http://www.advanceautoparts.com
Drop-off

Recycles motor oil and car batteries

Electronics Advanced Technology Recycling 200 Fire Tower Drive, Tonawanda, NY
14150
(716) 693-7779 or (877) 781-7779
http://www.atrecycle.com/locations/electronic-recycling-buffalo-ny/
Drop-off/Pick-up

Commercial Recycling. Call for information on their customized programs.

Appliances, CFC-Freon All Appliances Parts and Service 267 Lake Street, Hamburg NY
14075
(716)649-4803
http://allapplianceshamburg.com
Drop-off, refrigerator and dehumidifier Freon removal

Please call for more information and pricing. Charges a fee if freon is not removed.

Automobiles American Cancer Society 101 John James Audubon Pkwy., Amherst, NY
14228
(716) 689-6982
http://www.cancer.org
Pick-up, Call for information/ Donation

Donation, not recycle. To donate a car, call 1-888-227-5500 or fill out the form on their website.

Antifreeze Amherst-Hamburg Radiator 5333 Scranton Rd., Hamburg NY
14075
(716) 649-8000
http://amherstradiator.com/
Drop-off

Drop-off in barrel outside.

Amherst Location: 2160 Niagara Falls Blvd, Tonawanda, NY 14150 (716) 694-2000           

Appliances, Bicycles, Clothing-Textiles, Electronics, Furniture, Mattresses, Toys Amvets Thrift Store 2900 Walden Ave., Depew NY
14043
(716) 684-0210
https://www.supportthevets.org/
Drop-off/Pick-up/Collection

Call 1 (855) 411-4650 for more information or use the website to schedule a pickup. Gently used clothes, linens, blankets shoes: no rags. Does not accept old box type, non flat screen TV's . Only accepts appliances around or smaller than a microwave. 

Other locations:

Buffalo Location: 1833 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14207 (716) 873-7900

West Seneca Location: 1900 Ridge Rd, West Seneca, NY 14224 (716) 675-7963

Batteries - Rechargable, Cell Phones, Electronics Apple Store G116 Walden Galleria Mall, Cheektowaga, NY
14225
(716) 706-1620
http://www.apple.com/shop/trade-in
Drop-off/Mail-in

Items can be traded in if in good condition, otherwise Apple will accept any device for recycling. Devices can be brought in to the store or pre-paid kits can be found online for mailing in.

Coathangers Arthur's Executive Cleaners 9450 Main Street, Clarence, NY
14031
(716) 759-1916
http://www.arthursexecutivecleaners.com
Drop-off

Other location: 5225 Sheridan Dr., Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 633-8113

Cell Phones AT&T Multiple Locations
Store specific
http://www.att.com
Drop-off/Mail-in

For complete program information- http://www.att.com/gen/general?pid=20369

Automobiles Auto Recyclers of William Street 1970 Williams Street Buffalo, NY
14206
716-896-1616
http://autorecyclersofwilliamst.com/
Drop-off
Batteries - Rechargable, Motor Oil Autozone Multiple Locations
Store specifc
https://www.autozone.com/diy/trustworthy-advice/what-does-autozone-recycle?intc…
Drop-off

Recycles car batteries and some automobile parts. Contact local store to see what they will accept. 

Batteries - Rechargable Battery Solutions (See website for prepaid shipping label)
(800) 852-8127
http://www.batteryrecycling.com
Mail-in

See website for what batteries are acceptable.

Batteries - Rechargable, Cell Phones, Electronics Best Buy 1585 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst NY
14228
(716) 837-9080
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/services/recycling/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat14…
Drop-off/Pick-up/Mail-in

Three qualified items can be brought in-store to the customer service desk for recycling per day for free. Best Buy charges a fee to pick up and haul away appliances and TVs (up to two TVs and computer monitors accepted per day and five laptops accepted per day). See their website for more information.

Medical Waste Biosan 155 Great Arrow Buffalo, NY
14207
716-817-8858
http://www.biosandisposal.com
Pick-up

Commercial Recycling

Clothing-Textiles Bra Recycling 1855 Monroe Ave, Rochester NY
14618
(585) 473-5343
http://www.brarecycling.com
Drop-off/Mail-in

The closest drop-off location to Erie County is located at 1855 Monroe Ave., Rochester, NY 14618. Otherwise, items may be mailed in. For either drop-off or mail-in, fill out the form that can be found on their website.

Cooking Oil Buffalo Biodiesel 225 Sawyer Ave, Tonawanda NY
14150
1-800-721-1427
http://www.buffalobiodiesel.com
Pick-up
Clothing-Textiles, Furniture Buffalo City Mission Thrift Store 510 Dick Road, Depew, NY
14043
(716) 681-9128
http://www.buffalocitymission.org/thrift-store
http://www.buffalocitymission.org
Drop-off/Pick-up

To schedule a pick-up for large collections call or visit the website. Gently used furniture and clothes. Furniture accepted only at thrift store location. See website for list of needs. Donations are accepted at the Alfiero Family Center and the Buffalo City Mission thrift store. After hours, donations can be placed in white bins outside of these two locations.

Alfiero Family Center:

100 E. Tupper St., Buffalo, NY 14203

(716) 854-8181

 

Pallets Buffalo Pallets 534 Hopkins Street, Buffalo, NY
14220
(716) 823-2400
http://www.buffalopallets.com
Pick-up

Call for information on their pallet exchange program.

Building Materials Buffalo ReUse 296 E. Ferry St., Buffalo, NY
14208
(716) 882-2800
http://www.buffaloreuseinc.com/
Drop-off

Occasionally, pick-ups can be arranged.

Electronics Burgio's TV SVC, Inc. 2303 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
14214
(716) 832-3377
http://www.burgiostv.com/
Drop-off

Electronic recycling for most computers and TV's (including for CRT based products - call for details). Fees may apply for large quantities or size

Pharmaceuticals Canisius College (Bosch Building, Lobby of Pub. Security Building) 2001 Main street Buffalo NY
14208
716-888-3197
Drop-off

Unused drugs and needles.

Motor Oil Carquest Multiple Locations
Store specifc
http://www.carquest.com
Store Specific
Batteries - Rechargable, Cardboard-OCC, Paper, Plastics Cascades Recovery U.S., Inc. 3241 Walden Avenue, Depew, NY
14043
(716) 681-1560, (866) 839-0800
http://www.recoverycascades.com/
Pick-up/Drop-off/Call for information

Commercial recycling. Questions ask for Mark Johnson.

Automobiles Catholic Charities of Buffalo: Children and Families 741 Delaware Ave, Buffalo NY
14209
(716) 218-1400
http://www.ccwny.org
Call for information

Fill out form on their website or call 855-650-GIVE or (855)-650-4483 to donate a vehicle

Cell Phones, Electronics Cell Phone Recycling Program Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave., Buffalo, NY
14214
716-837-3900
http://www.buffalozoo.org/help-save-gorilla-wild-bring-us-old-phones/#:~:text=T…
Drop-off

If you have old cell phones or accessories (chargers, earbuds, adapters) or other small electronics like GPS, hand-held gaming systems, cameras, etc, recycle them with the Zoo instead of throwing them away. We accept anything smaller than a laptop at our cell phone recycling bin that's found at our front gates.

Yard Waste Check with your municipality

For a link to Erie County municipality information: https://www2.erie.gov/recycling/index.php?q=municipality-collections

Pharmaceuticals City Campus (Lobby) 121 Ellicott Street Buffalo NY
14203
716-858-2903
Drop-off

Unused drugs and needles.

Building Materials City East side transfer station 793 South Ogden St., Buffalo, NY
14206
716-823-0795
http://WMSolutions.com
Drop-off

Charge per ton.

Other location: 3327 Walden Ave. Depew, NY 14043 (716) 651-0490

Both locations do not accept hazardous waste.

Yard Waste City of Buffalo/Geiter Done of WNY Inc. 383 Babcock Street
14206
716-851-4890
http://www.buffalorecycles.org
Drop-off

City of Buffalo residents can drop off yard waste Monday through Firday 8:00AM - 3:00PM. Acceptable materials: branches, brush, Christmas Tree, Grass clippings, leaves, plant cuttings, stumps, tree trimmings/limbs and uncontaminated wood waste

Pharmaceuticals Clarence Town Hall 1 Town Place (Town Hall Lobby) Clarence, NY
14031
716-741-8938
Drop-off

Unused drugs and needles

Pharmaceuticals Colden Town Hall 8812 State Road (Town Hall Lobby) Colden NY
14033
716-941-5012
Drop-off

Unused drugs and needles.

Clothing-Textiles, Coathangers, Plastics Colvin Cleaners 2375 Elmwood Ave. Kenmore, NY
14217
716.873.2952
https://www.colvincleaners.com/
Drop-off

Only recycles hangers and plastic clothing coverings.

Electronics Computers for Children 701 Seneca St., (Suite 601), Buffalo, NY
14210
(716) 823-7248 (ext 570)
http://www.computersforchildren.com
Drop-off/Pick-up

Devices 7 years old and newer are accepted. CRTs and traditional tube TVs are not accepted.

CFC-Freon Contact your local municipality to inquire about freon removal/acceptance
Crayons Crazy Crayons National Crayon Recycle Program 6495 E. Placita Madera Antigua Sahuarita, AZ
85629
(520) 360-2201
http://www.crazycrayons.com
Mail-in

Check website as address changes from time-to-time as well as for UPS/FedEx Address

Fire Extinguisher-Smoke Detector Curie Enviromental Services 4020 Vassar Drive NE, Suite D Albuquerque, NM
87107
(505) 888-9392
http://www.curieservices.com/
Mail-in

Fee based; smoke detectors only

CFC-Freon D & M Refrigeration Inc 1340 William St, Buffalo, NY
14206
(716) 852-4084
http://www.dmrefrigeration.com
Freon recycling available, call for more information.
Cooking Oil Darling International 2000 William St, Buffalo NY
14206
(716) 895-0655
http://www.darlingii.com
Pick-up

Commercial Recycling

Shredding Services Docushred USA 999 Rein Road, Cheektowaga
14225
(716) 634-9360
http://www.docushredusa.com
Commercial services offered, call for information.

info@docushredusa.com

Cell Phones E-Cycle 1-877-215-5255
http://www.ecycle.com
Mail-in

Business can get a quote and individuals can sell devices

Pharmaceuticals ECMC 462 Grider St, Buffalo, NY
14215
(716) 898-3000
http://www.ecmc.edu/
Drop-off

Unused drugs and needles

Pharmaceuticals Elma Town Hall 116 Bowen Road (Lobby) Elma NY
14059
716-652-3260
Drop-off

Unused drugs and needles

Fire Extinguisher-Smoke Detector Elwood Fire 291 Grote St., Buffalo, NY
14207
(716) 447-0370
http://www.elwoodfire.com
Drop-off

Call for pricing

Appliances, Metal Empire Liberty Recycling INC. 55 Skillen St., Buffalo NY
14202
(716) 875-2629
Public drop-off, call for information

No freon

Batteries - Rechargable, Electronics, Fluorescent, Metal Environmental Service Group 177 Wales Ave, Tonawanda NY
14150
(716) 695-6720
http://www.esgenv.com
Drop-off, call for information
Pharmaceuticals Erie County Department of Health 608 William St, Buffalo, NY
14206
(716) 858 -6444
http://www2.erie.gov/health/
Drop-off

Syringe Drop-Offs

Pharmaceuticals Erie County Pharmaceutical Drop off events Various Locations
(716) 858-6800
Drop-off
Pharmaceuticals Erie County Sheriff's Office 10 Delaware Ave (Lobby) Buffalo, NY
14202
716-858-6305
Drop-off

Unused drugs and needles

Batteries - Rechargable, Electronics, Fire Extinguisher-Smoke Detector, Fluorescent, Mercury devices EZ on the Earth 449 Park 800 Drive, Greenwood, IN
46143
(855)327-8455
http://www.ezontheearth.com
Mail-in/Pick-up offered for commercial use

Only accepts smoke detectors. Fee based for fluorescent. 

Other location: 

1919 Williams Street, Suite 350, Simi Valley. CA, 93065

(855) 327-8455

Fire Extinguisher-Smoke Detector, Fluorescent EZ on the Earth 1919 Williams St., Suite 350, Simi Valley, CA
93065
(855) 327-8455
http://www.ezontheearth.com
Mail-in

Only smoke detectors. Fee based for fluorescent.

Yard Waste Farmer Pirates 124 Coit St., Buffalo, NY
14206
(716) 218-9639
http://www.farmerpirates.com/
Weekly Pick-up for a fee

For composting residental service, not yard waste

Plastics Fed Ex/Kinko's and UPS Store Various locations
Store specifc

Recycles packing peanuts

Fire Extinguisher-Smoke Detector FIRST ALERT 3920 Enterprise Ct., Aurora, IL
60504
1-800-323-9005
http://www.firstalert.com/
Mail-in

FIRST ALERT smoke detectors only; Mark package "For Disposal Only".

Batteries - Rechargable, Electronics, Fluorescent, Mercury devices Frey Electric 100 Pearce Ave, Tonawanda NY
14150
(716) 874-1710
http://frey-electric.com/services/sustainability/recycling/
Drop-off (fee)

Fee for all items. Device must be intact. Accept all bulbs. Only accepting commercial and industrial electronic waste, no residential drop-offs permitted.

Appliances, CFC-Freon GE Appliance Repair Buffalo, NY
(716) 216-5209
https://repair.geappliances.com/service-areas/new-york/rochester?utm_source=goo…
Repair

We service following appliances : Refrigerators, warming drawers, air conditioners, disposers, freezers,washers, compactors, ranges, advantium ovens, dryers, dehumidifiers, cooktops,dishwashers, humidifiers, wall ovens, range hoods, microwaves

Bicycles Go Bike Buffalo 640 Ellicott St, Suite 447, Buffalo NY
14203
(716) 218-7161
http://www.gobikebuffalo.org
Drop-off/Pick-up

Bike accessories and tools also accepted for donation

Bicycles, Clothing-Textiles, Electronics, Furniture, Toys Goodwill Various Locations
Store specific
https://www.goodwillwny.org/donate-stuff
Drop-off/collection

Gently used clothes, etc.: including rags. Many of the area stores have restrictions on e-waste, please call to confirm before taking any material to the location. Does not accept CRT TVs or CRT computer monitors but will take working flat screen TVs & home audio/theaters. Computers are also accepted, but donors are responsible for removing the data.

Pharmaceuticals Grand Island Town Hall 2255 Baseline Road (Lobby) Grand Island NY
14072
716-773-9600
Drop-off

Unused drugs and needles

Building Materials, Cardboard-OCC, Paper Great Lakes Paper Corp 1885 Harlem Rd,Buffalo, NY
14212
(716) 854-3232
http://www.greatlakespaper.com/
Pick up/ drop off. Call for information
Automobiles Habitat for Humanity 995 Kensington Ave., Buffalo, NY
14215
(877) 277-4344
http://www.carsforhomes.org
Call for information

Fill out form on their website or call 1-877-277-4344 to donate a vehicle.

Appliances, Building Materials, Electronics, Furniture Habitat Restore (South) 1675 South Park Ave, Buffalo NY
14220
(716) 852-6607 ext. 302
https://www.habitatbuffalo.org/restore/donate/
Drop-off/Pick-up

Limited slots are available for large donation pick-ups. Due to COVID-19: picked up items should be in an open garage or outside. Drop-off at South Park Location only: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Gently used and in good condition only. Building materials are accepted as long as they are fully in-tact and not scraps. No hazardous or general waste.

Paper, Shredding Services Hanna Paper 475 Ludwig Ave, Buffalo NY
14227
(716-891-9312
http://www.hannapaper.com
Pick-up. Call for information

Commercial Recycling

Antifreeze, Appliances, CFC-Freon, Cooking Oil, Electronics, Fire Extinguisher-Smoke Detector, Fluorescent, Gas, Household Hazardous Waste, Mercury devices, Motor Oil, Propane tanks Hazman 177 Wales Ave., Tonawanda, NY
14150
(716) 998-8073
http://www.hazmanusa.com/
Drop-off/pick-up (fee based)

Charges a fee. See their website for a full list of materials and pricings that they accept.

Clothing-Textiles Hearts for the Homeless 890 Tonawanda Street, Buffalo, NY
14207
(716)-877-3536
http://www.heartsforthehomeless.org/
Drop-off

Clothing and shoes are always needed for men, women, and children. Small household items are also needed. Drop-off bins can be located on their website.

Cooking Oil Heritage-Crystal Clean Llc 60 Clyde Ave, Buffalo NY
14215
(716) 515-6645
http://www.crystal-clean.com
Pick-up
Batteries - Rechargable, Electronics Hewlett Packard Refer to Website
(800) 752-0900
http://www.hp.com/us-en/hp-information/sustainable-impact/planet-product-recycl…
Donate/trade-in/drop-off. Refer to Website

Can recycle other electronics as well.

Cell Phones, Fluorescent Home Depot Various Locations
Store specific
http://corporate.homedepot.com/newsroom/call2recycle-home-depot-recycles-ten-mi…
Drop-off, Call for information

Partners with Call2Recycle. Compact Fluorescent Only

Antifreeze, Batteries - Rechargable, Gas, Household Hazardous Waste, Mercury devices Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off events Single-day events, Check Websites.
311 or 716-851-4890 for city call and resolution center or (716) 858-6800 for Erie County.
http://www.city-buffalo.com
https://www.erie.gov/waste
Drop off

No charge to resident

Fire Extinguisher-Smoke Detector Informational webpage listing various manufacturers. NA
NA
NS
http://about.usps.com/postal-bulletin/2012/pb22334/html/cover_025.htm
various

Informational webpage listing various manufacturers.

Propane tanks Irish Propane 70 Katherine Street, Buffalo, NY
14204
(716)852-3335
http://www.irishcompanies.com/
drop off

Fee; Fuel ok

Batteries - Rechargable, Electronics, Metal Jon Rosen Systems, Inc. 1325 Millersport Hwy, Suite 205, Williamsville, NY,
14221
(716) 839-9714
http://jonrosensystems.com/
Drop-off (call to make arrangements)

Accepting laptops, desktops and LCD's. First computer erased free. No TV's or CRT's. Does not accept any items with pressurized refrigerant gas still inside.

Clothing-Textiles, Furniture Journey's End Refugee Services 2495 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
14214
(716) 882-4963 x218
http://www.jersbuffalo.org
Pick-up/drop-off

No entertainment centers, computer tables, sofa beds, mattresses, box springs, head boards, bed frames, or large appliances. At least 2 weeks notice if asking for a pick-up.

Automobiles Kars4Kids 877-527-7454
https://www.kars4kids.org/donate-car-ny.php
Call for information

Fill out form on their website to donate a vehicle. Kars4Kids also accepts donations of real-estate, RVs, motorcycles and boats.

Appliances, Clothing-Textiles, Toys Ladies of Charity 1122 Broadway, Buffalo, NY
14212
(716) 895-4001
https://locbuffalony.org/
Drop-off

Must call beforehand to drop off items. Small Appliances.

Cell Phones LG Electronics Various Locations
1-866-372-2928
http://www.lgrecyclingprogram.com
Drop-off/Mail-in
Electronics Lifetime Service Center, Inc. 1955 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville, NY
14221
(716) 632-0216
http://www.lifetimeservice.com/
Drop-off

Charges for tube TVs

Batteries - Rechargable, Cell Phones, Fluorescent Lowes 8150 Transit Rd., Williamsville NY
14221
(716) 639-2500
https://corporate.lowes.com/newsroom/stories/fresh-thinking/lowes-answers-your-…
https://corporate.lowes.com/newsroom/stories/fresh-thinking/3-easy-ways-help-re…
Drop-off

View website for more information on accepted materials. Compact fluorescents only, cellphones and plastic shopping bags.

Other locations:

Amherst Location:1659 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst NY 14228

(716) 831-5990

Orchard Park Location:3195 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park NY 14127

(716) 677-1500

Automobiles M&M U-Pull It 2150 William St, Buffalo NY
14206
(716) 896-1775
http://www.mmupullit.com
Pick-up/drop off

To sell a vehicle, call or fill out the form on their website to get a quote.

Electronics MAC Solutions Plus 9364 Transit Rd., East Amherst, NY
14051
(716) 823-3085
http://www.macsolutionsplus.com/
Drop-off
Automobiles, Metal Marks Auto Parts 1970 William St, Buffalo NY
14206
(716) 896-1616
http://www.marksautoparts.com
Pick up/drop off. Call for information

To sell a vehicle, call or fill out the form on their website to get a quote.

Pharmaceuticals Medaille College (Lobby of Public Saftey Building) 18 Agassiz Circle Buffalo NY
14214
716-880-2237
Drop off

Unused drugs and needles

Medical Waste Medicine and syringe disposal See Erie County Health Department website
14201
(716) 858-7695
https://www2.erie.gov/health/index.php?q=needle-disposal-amp-access
Drop-off

The Erie County Department of Health maintains a list of sites where you can drop off prescription medications as well as syringes.

Medical Waste Medpro Disposal Various locations (See Website for Locations)
(888) 614-6635
http://www.medprodisposal.com
Drop-off/Pick-up

Commercial Recycling

Metal Metalico Buffalo 127 Filmore Ave, Buffalo NY
14210
(716) 823-3788
https://www.metalicobuffalo.com/
Drop-off/Pick-up

Call ahead to confirm pricing and for large collections.

Other locations: 2504 South Park Ave. Lackawana, NY 14218  (716) 823-4930

2133 Maple Ave. Niagara Falls, NY 14305  (716) 284-8729

Building Materials Metzger Removal 235 River Rd., North Tonawanda, NY
14120
(716) 692-1810
http://www.metzgerremoval.com
Drop-off

Road materials acccepted

Cardboard-OCC, Paper, Plastics Modern Disposal Services 3675 Jeffery Blvd, Hamburg, NY
14219
(716) 821-0029 or 1-800-330-7107
http://moderncorporation.com
Drop-off/Pick up

Has both residential and commercial recycling pick up services. Only non hazardous waste is permitted at transfer station, call for more information. View website to see what materials are accepted.

Main office: 4746 Model City Rd. PO Box 209, Model City, NY 14107

(716) 754-8226

 

Appliances, Cardboard-OCC, Electronics, Metal, Paper, Plastics MRC Recycling Inc. 555 Cascade Dr. Springville, NY
14141
716-592-0953
http://www.mrcny.com/recycling.html
Drop off/Curbside Customer

Television and computer monitors will be charged at $0.70 per pound. Call ahead for items other than electronics. Only plastics #1-5 accepted. Aluminum, tin, and small scrap metal accepted. See website for specifics.

Motor Oil Napa Auto Parts Various Locations
Store specifc
http://www.napaonline.com
Drop off
Automobiles National Kidney Foundation of WNY 15 Prince St., Rochester, NY
14607
(585) 598-3963
http://www.kidney.org/site/109/index.cfm
Pick-up

Call or fill out the form on their website to donate a vehicle and schedule a pick-up.

Metal Niagara Metals 761 Hertel Ave, Buffalo NY
14216
(716) 873-5849
http://www.niagarametals.com
Drop-off

Other locations: 3035 Union Rd Cheektowaga, NY 14227 (716) 685-6789

4861 Packard Rd, Niagara Falls NY 14304 (716) 282-6200

Pharmaceuticals North Campus (Lobby-Pub Saftey Bldg) 6025 Main Street Williamsville NY
14221
716-858-2903
Drop off

Unused drugs and needles

Batteries - Rechargable, Cell Phones, Electronics Office Depot Various Locations
Store specific
https://www.officedepot.com/a/products/451525/Tech-Recycling-Box-Large-24-H/
Drop-off

Tech recycling boxes provided (for a fee). 

Motor Oil Pep Boys Various Locations
Store specifc
http://www.pepboys.com
Drop off
Clothing-Textiles, Toys Planet Aid Various locations
http://www.planetaid.org
Drop off

Clothes, etc.: including rags. Drop-off bins can be located on their website.

Appliances, Batteries - Rechargable, Metal R & R Salvage 1329 William St., Buffalo NY
14206
(716) 856-3608
http://www.buffalometalrecycling.com
Drop Off/Pick up large quantity

No freon. R&R Salvage purchases your scrap metal, auto parts. Only auto batteries.

Pharmaceuticals Rath Building 95 Franklin St, Buffalo NY , Lobby
14202
(716) 858-8000
https://erie.gov
Drop off

Syringe Drop-Offs

Clothing-Textiles Recycle your hosiery https://savemyhosiery.yolasite.com/
http://savemyhosiery.yolasite.com/
Mail-in

To send hosiery for recycling, email: recycledcrafts@live.com

Cardboard-OCC, Electronics, Paper Republic Services (formerly Allied Waste) 2321 Kenmore Ave, Kenmore, NY
14207
(716) 614-3333
http://www.republicservices.com
Mail-in, Residential/Commercial pick up

Residential and Commercial recycling services, both recurring and one time use. Electronic waste boxes available for mail in up to 70 lbs. See website for more information. 

Building Materials ReUse Action 980 Northampton Street, Buffalo
14211
(716) 894-3366
http://www.reuseaction.com
Pick-up

Looking for reusable materials in good condition; open to the public for retail sales; a full service, licensed and insured demolition contractor to strip and salvage small or large buildings in advance of demolition; kitchen cabinet removal services. Drop-off allowed if you call ahead. No hazardous waste.

Antifreeze, Batteries - Rechargable, Cooking Oil Safety-Kleen 41 North Gates Ave., Lackawanna NY
14218
(716) 541-9716
http://www.safety-kleen.com
Pick-up

Commercial recycling

Appliances, Automobiles, Bicycles, Clothing-Textiles, Electronics, Furniture, Toys Salvation Army Various locations
https://satruck.org/
Drop off/Collection/Pick-up

Gently used items. Automobiles: Contact 1-800-728-7825 or use the link to donate car on via their website. 

 

Bicycles, Clothing-Textiles, Electronics, Furniture, Toys Savers 3701 McKinley Parkway, Buffalo NY
14219
(716) 827-6550
http://www.savers.com
Drop-off

Clothes, linens, accessories, jewelry. Please note, Savers does not take televisions and only working electronic devices. No sleeper sofas. Small furniture only.

Other location: 2309 Eggert Road, Tonawanda NY 14150 (716) 833-2391

Automobiles Sell Max (800) 225-7500
https://sellmax.com/
Buys used cars

Call or go to website for info

Paper, Shredding Services Shred Nations 266 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo NY
14222
(716) 508-3808
https://www.shrednations.com/
Drop off/Pick-up

UPS locations:

3842 Harlem Rd., Cheektowaga, NY 14215

(716) 800-3955

2316 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216

(716) 650-5170

Shredding Services Shred-It 400 Riverwalk Pkwy, Tonawanda, NY 14150
14221
(716) 626-1209
http://www.shredit.com
Drop off/Public Shredding events/pickup
Fire Extinguisher-Smoke Detector Smoke Detectors Modern smoke detectors can be disposed of regularly.

Battery must be removed first.

Pharmaceuticals South Campus (Lobby-Student Loans) 4041 Southwestern Boulevard Orchard Park NY
14127
716-858-2903
Drop off

Unused drugs and needles

Pharmaceuticals Springville Town Hall 65 Franklin Street (Sheriff's Substation) Springville NY
14141
716-592-4936
Drop off

Unused drugs and needles

Appliances, Automobiles, Bicycles, Clothing-Textiles, Furniture, Toys St. Vincent de Paul Society 1298 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
14209
(716) 882-3360
http://svdpwny.org/
http://www.svdpwny.org/clothingcollectionbins/clothingbinlocations.html
Pick-up/drop-off

Gently used items. Clothes, linens, blankets shoes: no rags. Call about pick-up and to inquire about what they accept. For appliances, working condition, no freon. View website to learn more about automobile donations. 

Electronics Sunnking 4 Owens Road, Brockport NY
14420
585-637-8365
http://www.sunnking.com
Drop-off/Collection

Sunnking runs various collection events and provides services to many outlets in Erie County where e-waste can be taken. Please note, many of the sites do not take televisions. For more information, please call or see www.sunnking.com

Pallets Superior Pallets 3981 Walden Ave, Lancaster, NY 14086
14219
716-822-4647
http://www.superior-pallets.com
Drop -off
Cell Phones T-Mobile Various Locations
Store specific
http://www.tmobile.com
Drop-off

No fee, in store drop off http://www.t-mobile.com/Company/Community.aspx?tp=Abt_Tab_PhoneRecyclin…

Cell Phones Target Various Locations
Store specific
http://www.target.com
Mail-in or Drop-off

Trade in for gift cards in store or online.

Plastics Thermal Foams (clean, white and bagged) 2101 Kenmore Ave
14224
(716) 874-6474
http://thermalfoams.com/
Drop-off

Styrofoam. Accepta poly styrene, no food or drink containers, no packing peanuts

Mercury devices Thermostat Recycling Corporation Various locations (See Website for Locations)
1-888-266-0550
http://www.thermostat-recycle.org
Drop off
Batteries - Rechargable, Building Materials, Cardboard-OCC, Carpets-Rugs, CFC-Freon, Electronics, Mattresses, Plastics, Propane tanks Triad Recycling 3755 River Rd. Tonawanda, NY
14150
(716)235-8822
http://triadrecycle.com/
Drop-off

Charges fees. For batteries, auto batteries only, $25.00 each. Charges fees, unpainted drywall only for $85.00/ton, clean wood for $60.00/ton and C&D debris for $100.00/ton. Clean cardboard only, $60.00/ton. Refrigerators, air conditioners and dehumidifiers can be taken for $60.00 each. Freon bottles can be taken for $20.00 each. Computer monitors $35.00 each; TVs $40.00 each; Oversized TVs $70.00 each. $18.00 each mattress. Fee for plastics. Propane, acetylene, and oxygen tanks can be taken at a fee of $35.00 each.

Appliances, Automobiles, Batteries - Rechargable, Metal Twin Village Recycling 4153 Broadway, Depew NY
14043
(716) 683-5373
http://www.tvrdepew.com
Drop-off, Pick-up (in their towing area)

No freon. Will pay for junk and scrap cars.

Pharmaceuticals UB Bissel Hall North Campus (Police Station) Univeristy at Buffalo North Campus
14260
716-645-2227
Drop-off

Unused drugs and needles.

Building Materials Union Transfer 1700 Union Road, West Seneca, New York
14224
(716) 674-4325
http://www.union-transfer.com
Drop-off

Charge per ton. No hazardous waste.

Coathangers Urban Valet 620 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo NY
14222
(716) 885-4351
http://www.myurbanvalet.com
Drop-off

Other location: 4081 N Buffalo St., Orchard Park, NY 14127

Electronics US Itek INC 1016 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda, NY
14207
(716) 447-7000 (ext 5)
http://www.usitek.com/
Drop-off/Pick-up

TVs/CRTs are not accepted - Fee applies for pick up. Call to schedule an appointment - Drop off : Monday to Friday 9 am to 5pm (Computer and accessories only)

Antifreeze Valu Auto Care 3099 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, NY
14217
(716) 873-1383
http://www.valuautocare.com
Drop off

Only the Kenmore location accepts antifreeze for recycling.

Plastics Vanocur Refractories 4001 River Rd.
14150
(716) 332-4337
http://vanocurllc.com
Drop-off

Accepts large and small quantities of clean EPS (clean white packaging foam only), does not accept food nor drink containers. Commercial and residential recycling allowed, and there are no fees to recycle.

Plastics Various Retail Store Locations (Tops, Wegmans, Target etc) Store specific
N/A
Drop off

Plastic Bags

Cell Phones Verizon Wireless Various Locations
Store specific
http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/splash/electronicdevicerecycling.jsp
Mail-in or Drop-off

Mail in for verizon rewards.

Motor Oil Walmart Various Locations
Store specific
http://www.walmart.com
Drop-off

Must be at a Walmart AutoCenter. There is no charge to dispose of used motor oil or oil filters at Walmart. You must simply adhere to the five gallons per person per day rule and ensure that the oil is not contaminated with other fluids. 

Batteries - Rechargable, Building Materials, Electronics, Fluorescent, Medical Waste Waste Management (855) 878-9696
http://www.wm.com
Pick-up/Mail-in

For building material to be picked up, a WM Bagster Bag must be purchased first. Batteries, electronics, and fluorescents can be mailed in by purchasing kits.

Batteries - Rechargable WeRecycleBatteries.com (585) 902-8110
http://www.werecyclebatteries.com/
Mail-in

Recycles Lithium, Lithium-Ion, Alkaline, Ni-CD (Wet and Dry), Lead-Acids (all kinds), and Ni-Metal Hydride batteries.

Automobiles WNY Make-A-Wish Car Donation 1967 Wherle Dr (Suite 1), Buffalo NY
14221
(855) 239-9474
http://rochester-buffalo.wheelsforwishes.org/
Pick-up/drop off

Call 1-855-278-9474 or fill out the form on their website to donate a vehicle and schedule a pick-up.