Hazardous Waste Collection Event Happening Next Weekend In Falconer

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FALCONER – A collection of hazardous waste materials is slated to take place next weekend in Falconer.

The Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities says their annual Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day will happen on Saturday, September 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the County DPF Building on North Work Street.

The effort encourages residents to safely dispose hazardous items for free. Among some of the things 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: 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.


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