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Village of Kenmore
2919 Delaware Avenue
Kenmore, NY 14217
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Phone
(716) 873-5700
Fax
(716) 873-0004

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 PAPER PRODUCTS

WHAT WE ACCEPT         WHAT WE CAN’T ACCEPT

Newspapers
Magazines & catalogs
Phone books

Books ONLY with the hard covers removed.

Hard-cover books
Napkins & Paper towels

Wrapping paper
Wax paper

Any food-soiled paper

Heavy paper items used for Shipping
Corrugated cardboard

Brown Paper bags

Box Board (shoe boxes, gift boxes, cereal boxes)

Pizza Boxes
Cardboard contaminated with food
Wax-coated cardboard
Oil stained cardboard
Wet or dirty boxes
Yellowish “foreign” cardboard
Pop/beer boxboard & freezer food boxboard

Bubble Wrap, styrofoam & plastic-lined boxes

Junk mail
Envelopes
Advertisements and flyers
School papers
Colored paper
Coupons
Computer paper

Plastic envelopes
Plastic wrapping or tape
Carbon paper

Napkins, tissue paper, paper towels

Any Soiled Paper

   

 BOX BOARD

WHAT WE ACCEPT  WHAT WE CAN’T ACCEPT
Dry food boxes (cereal, cookies, etc)
Boxes for healthcare items
Paper towel tubes
Clothing/gift boxes
Any food-soiled cardboard
Frozen food & microwave containers
Pop or other beverage packaging
Egg cartons
Milk cartons
Juice cartons
Juice boxes
Straws from drink boxes
Individual drink pouches
   

GLASS & METAL

WHAT WE ACCEPT

WHAT WE CAN’T ACCEPT

 All clear, green, brown glass

Cans, metal lids, closure caps, aluminum pie tins, kitchen pots and pans

Ceramic bottles and containers, flower pots
Crystal
Light bulbs
Mirrors and window glass
Eye glasses
Hypodermic syringes

Heat-resistant ovenware

Propane cylinders, silverware

Metal/cardboard containers (frozen juice or

motor oil), small appliances, meal cookware,

tin/aluminum foil, hypodermic needles

Batteries - all types

   

 PLASTIC & CARTONS

 WHAT WE ACCEPT  WHAT WE CAN’T ACCEPT

Plastic food, soap & beverage containers with threaded caps

Blue recycle BINS, laundry baskets, pails 
Lawn Furniture (with hardware REMOVED)
Plastics must have a recycle symbol of #1 - #7

Propane cylinders
Silverware
Small appliances
Tin foil
Metal/cardboard containers
Frozen juice containers
Motor Oil containers
Paint cans
Aerosol cans


Food, soap & beverage containers  
Plastic must have a recycle symbol on the bottom with the number 1 – 7

Gable top containers, including those with spouts (milk cartons, juice

boxes and juice cartons




Anti-freeze or motor oil containers
Microwave trays or containers
Plastic bags
Plastic plates, tableware
Medicine bottles
Fast food containers
Snack bags
Tupperware or other storage containers
Plexiglass

Straws from drink boxes

Frozen food containers

Waxed paper or drink pouches

 

 

 

                                                      

 

GENERAL RECYCLING INSTRUCTIONS

  • Rinse and drain containers thoroughly
  • Labels do NOT have to be removed
  • Paper products should be placed inside your recycle tote
  • Disassemble and flatten cardboard boxes
  • Keep paper clean and dry
  • Your Recycle Tote should be placed at the curb by 7 AM on regular garbage collection day, on weeks when Recyclables are collected.

OTHER ITEMS FOR DISPOSAL

  • TIRES & PROPANE TANKS will not be picked up at the curb.  Tires & Propane Tanks must be brought to the Department of Public Works. THERE IS A FEE FOR DISPOSAL.  For Current fees, please contact the DPW at 875-0527.  Payment by Check or Money Order ONLY, payable to the Village of Kenmore.
  • WASTE OIL is to be returned to the Auto Service Station or Retail Outlet where you purchased it.  They are required by law to accept up to 5 gallons of waste oil.  You can also drop off oil to the Department of Public Works for disposal.  The DPW can only accept oil placed in a sealed plastic container  The container must be labeled as to contents, your name and address.
  • AUTOMOTIVE BATTERIES can be brought directly to the Department of Public Works for disposal, or they can be traded in when purchasing a new one.  Do NOT place in your garbage tote, recycle tote or at the curb.
  • CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS GENERATED BY THE RESIDENT OR HOMEOWNER can be placed in CLEAR plastic bags or neatly bundled no larger than 4 feet in length and not to exceed 50 pounds.  Collection is limited to 1 cubic yard per pickup (10 bundles or containers).  Rugs and carpeting must be tied and bundled in lengths of 4' or 6' and less than 50 pounds. Debris from contracted work must be disposed of by the contractor.
  • LARGE APPLIANCES (refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners) DOORS must be REMOVED from refrigerators and freezers.
  • LARGE ITEMS are to be placed at the curb by 7 AM on your collection day.  If items must be placed at the curb before collection day, be sure to contact the Department of Public Works immediately.
  • BRUSH/YARDWASTE can be placed in open containers, bundled, or in CLEAR plastic bags. Weight cannot exceed 50 pounds and bundles not exceeding 4 feet in length. 
  • LEAVES – FALL ONLY – can be raked to the area between the curb and sidewalk.  DO NOT RAKE LEAVES INTO THE STREET.
  • PAINT/LATEX should be placed at the curb separate from your other trash in original containers in a SOLID form.  LIDS MUST BE LEFT OFF OF THE CONTAINERS IN ORDER TO BE COLLECTED.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE (pesticides, pool chemicals, paint thinners, oil based paint, propane tanks, batteries, flammable materials WILL NOT BE COLLECTED by the Village.  These materials are not permitted in land fills.  Contact Erie County for collection information.  Hypodermic needles must be disposed of in a proper medical waste container.

         ELECTRONICS (TVs, Computers, Printers, Calculators, etc.) are NO LONGER collected.  These items need to returned to an Electronic Recycle facility or collection    site.  E-Waste can also be returned to the store from which the item was purchased.

NO ROCKS, BRICKS, WOOD, YARD WASTE or ELECTRONICS

 

DO NOT PLACE TRASH/GARBAGE IN YOUR RECYCLE TOTE.

 

WE CANNOT COLLECT GARBAGE OR TRASH FROM A RECYCLE TOTE, AND WE CANNOT COLLECT RECYCLE PRODUCTS IN YOUR RECYCLE TOTE IF THERE IS ALSO REGULAR GARBAGE/TRASH INSIDE.

 

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Upcoming Events

01 May 2018;
08:00PM - 09:00PM
Board Meeting
15 May 2018;
08:00PM - 09:00PM
Board Meeting
22 May 2018;
06:00PM - 07:00PM
Planning Board