|WHAT WE ACCEPT ||WHAT WE CAN’T ACCEPT|
Magazines & catalogs
Heavy paper items used for Shipping
Cardboard contaminated with food
Oil stained cardboard
Wet or dirty boxes
Yellowish “foreign” cardboard
Pieces larger than 3’ by 3’
Advertisements and flyers
Plastic wrapping or tape
|WHAT WE ACCEPT||WHAT WE CAN’T ACCEPT|
|Dry food boxes (cereal, cookies, etc)|
Boxes for healthcare items
Paper towel tubes
|Any food-soiled cardboard|
Frozen food & microwave containers
Pop or other beverage packaging
|Straws from drink boxes|
Individual drink pouches
|WHAT WE ACCEPT|
WHAT WE CAN’T ACCEPT
|All clear, green, brown glass||Ceramic bottles and containers|
Mirrors and window glass
|WHAT WE ACCEPT||WHAT WE CAN’T ACCEPT|
|All metal food & beverage containers |
Empty pet food cans
Metal lids, caps and closures
Frozen juice containers
Motor Oil containers
|SMALL mouth bottles|
Food, soap & beverage containers
Plastic must have a recycle symbol on the bottom with the number 1 – 7
|Large mouth containers (even with a recycle symbol with 1-7)|
Yogurt, cottage cheese containers
Baby wipe, Hand wipe tubs
Plastic furniture, plates, tableware
Fast food containers
Tupperware or other storage containers
- Rinse and drain containers thoroughly
- Labels do NOT have to be removed
- Paper products should be placed in a SEPARATE PAPER GROCERY BAG and placed on top or next to your blue box
- Disassemble and flatten cardboard boxes
- Keep paper clean and dry
- Your blue box should be placed at the curb by 7 AM on regular garbage collection day.
- TIRES will not be picked up at the curb. Tires must be brought to the Department of Public Works. THERE IS A FEE FOR DISPOSAL.
- 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.
- 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. Debris from contracted work must be disposed of by the contractor.
- LARGE APPLIANCES (refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners) containing chloroflurocarbons (CFC) coolant) – CFC must be removed before pickup for recycling or disposal. The item must be tagged by a qualified person certifying as to the proper disposal of the coolant. 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.
- 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.
- 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.