Household Hazardous Waste

Chautauqua County is sponsoring one Household Hazardous Waste Collection program this year for County residents which will take place in Falconer, NY on September 17th, 2022.  

For more information, please visit the Chautauqua County Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day to review which items are accepted; their registration form is available to download and print.


Items Not Accepted during Regular Curbside Garbage Collections:

Around the House

  • Chemistry Sets
  • Dry Cleaning Solvents
  • Drain and Toilet Cleaners
  • Nail Polish Remover
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Airplane and Hobby Glues
  • Photography Chemicals
  • Flea Powder and Spray
  • Non-empty Aerosol Cans
  • Furniture and Floor Polish
  • Mercury
  • Mercury Thermometers

Around the Yard and Garden

  • Chemical Fertilizers
  • Herbicides
  • Pesticides
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Ant Sprays
  • Weed Killers

From the Garage

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

From the Workbench

  • Pool Chemicals
  • Paint Thinners, mineral spirits, solvents
  • Floor / Tile Adhesive (Liquid only)
  • Lubricants (Sprays or Liquids)
  • Paint Stripper
  • Turpentine
  • Resins and Adhesives (Liquid Only)
  • Acids
  • Wood Preservative (oil based)
  • Solvents
  • Spray Paint (flammable accelerants)
  • Linseed Oil

Miscellaneous 

  • Ammunition
  • Asbestos        
  • Biological Waste
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fireworks and Explosives
  • Infectious Waste
  • Propane Tanks
  • Radioactive Waste
  • Scrap Metals
  • Syringes and Sharps