Allegany County, NY, is providing a free opportunity next month for county residents to dispose of their dangerous household hazardous wastes.
The county Department of Public Works will be holding its 23rd Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day from 8AM to noon Saturday, September 10 at the County Landfill, 6006 County Road 48, north of Belmont.
Oil-based paint, insecticides, and pesticides, pool chemicals, mercury, poisons, and solvents are among items being collected. Motor oil and alkaline batteries aren’t part of the list of items.
The County Solid Waste Department has collected and safely disposed of more than 150,000 pounds, or 75 tons, of household hazardous wastes since 2010, officials report.
This is a drive-through event, with required pre-registration and further information at email@example.com or (585) 268-7282.