Household Hazardous Waste

Chautauqua County normally sponsors three Household Hazardous Waste Collection programs per year for County residents in Dunkirk, Mayville and Falconer.  All 2020 Chautauqua County Household Hazardous Waste dates have been cancelled as a result of the COVID-19.

For more information, please visit the Chautauqua County Landfill Website.

Items Not Accepted during Regular Garbage Collection

Around the House

  • Acetone
  • Airplane and Hobby Glues
  • Chemistry Sets
  • Drain and Toilet Cleaners
  • Dry Cleaning Solvents
  • Flea Powder and Spray
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Furniture and Floor Polish
  • Lighter Fluid
  • Metal Polish
  • Muriatic Acid
  • Nail Polish
  • Non-empty Aerosol Cans
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Photography Chemicals
  • Rat/Mouse Poison
  • Rubber Cement
  • Spot Removers

Around the Yard and Garden

  • Chemical Fertilizers
  • Fungicides
  • Herbicides
  • Pesticides
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Weed Killers

From the Garage

  • Carburetor Cleaner
  • Engine Degreaser
  • Transmission and Brake Fluids
  • Used Anti-Freeze
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Waxes and Polishes

From the Workbench

  • Floor / Tile Adhesive
  • Non-Usable Oil-Based Paints
  • Paint Stripper
  • Paint Thinners
  • Resins and Adhesives
  • Roofing Tar
  • Sealants
  • Spray Paint
  • Stains
  • Turpentine
  • Varnishes
  • Wood Preservative


Miscellaneous

  • Ammunition
  • Asbestos        
  • Batteries
  • Biological Waste
  • Empty Containers
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fireworks and Explosives
  • Infectious Waste
  • Latex Paint
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Propane Tanks
  • Radioactive Waste
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Syringes