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Summary of Household Hazardous Waste Collection Programs

The municipalities listed on this page conduct HHW collections either through collection days or at a permanent HHW facility. Click on each link to learn more about these HHW programs. Attention: Municipality links listed on the lower portion of this page go off DEC's website.

This information is subject to change. Prior to handling or transporting any hazardous materials, contact your local municipality for the most current information on their HHW programs.

Household Hazardous Waste Programs
by Regions
in the Municipalities of NYS
DEC Regions 1-3 DEC Regions 4-7 DEC Regions 8-9
Brookhaven
Hempstead
North Hempstead
Glen Cove
Oyster Bay
Riverhead
Islip
Huntington
Southhampton
East Hampton
Southold
Shelter Island
New York City
Dutchess County
Orange County
Putnam County
Rockland County
Sullivan County
Ulster County
Westchester County
Albany
Bethlehem
Cohoes
Colonie
Guilderland
Columbia County
Delaware County
East Rensselaer Co. SWMA
Schenectady County
Otsego County
Schoharie County
Clinton County
Clifton Park
Fulton County
Jefferson County
Oneida-Herkimer
Broome County
Cayuga County
Chenango County
Madison County
Onondaga County
Skaneateles
Oswego County
Tioga County
Tompkins County
Chemung County
Genesee, Livingston and Wyoming Counties
Monroe County
Schuyler County
Seneca County
Steuben County
Wayne County
Western Finger Lakes
Yates County
Allegany County
Cattaraugus County
Chautauqua County
Erie County
Tonawanda
Niagara County

DEC Region 1

Brookhaven
631-451-6222 - Permanent Facility at the landfill open every Saturday and 31 weekdays. Call for hours.

Hempstead
516-378-2200 - HHW collection days monthly except during winter. Includes collections for East Meadow, Long Beach, South Bellmore, Bay Park-East Rockaway, Levittown, Uniondale, Franklin Square and Baldwin.

North Hempstead Solid Waste Management Authority
516-767-4600 - Four HHW collection days per year.

Glen Cove
516-676-4402 - One HHW collection day per year.

Oyster Bay
516-677-5748 - HHW collection days every month except during winter.

Riverhead
631-727-3200 ext. 391 - Two HHW collections per year.

Islip
631-224-5640 - Two HHW collection days per year.

Huntington
631-427-6377 - Permanent facility open every Saturday. Call for details.

Southhampton
631-283-5210 - Two HHW collection days per year.

East Hampton
631-324-7191 - Four HHW collections per year.

Southold
631-734-7685 - Call for dates/times.

Shelter Island
631-749-0190 - Call for details.

DEC Region 2

New York City
NYC Dept. of Sanitation collects limited types of wastes. See their website.

DEC Region 3

Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency
845-463-6020 - Eight collection days per year.

Orange County
845-291-2640 - Two to four HHW collection days per year.

Putnam County
845-278-6130 - One to two HHW collection days per year.

Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority
845-364-2444 - Permanent Facility in Pomona is open from 8AM - 1PM Monday -Friday, and additionally on 10-12 targeted weekend days.

Sullivan County Division of Solid Waste
845-794-4466 - Call for details.

Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency
845-336-0600 - Call for details.

Westchester County
914-813-5425 - Permanent Facility in Valhalla is open by appointment on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 AM - 2:50 PM.

DEC Region 4

Albany
518-869-3651 - HHW collections monthly except during winter.

Bethlehem
518-767-9618 - One HHW collection day per year.

Cohoes
518-233-2118 - One HHW collection day per year. Call for details.

Colonie
518-783-2827 - One collection day per year.

Columbia County
518-828-2737 - HHW Collections every other year. Call for details.

Eastern Rensselaer County Solid Waste Management Authority
518-686-7540 - Two HHW collection days per year.

Guilderland
518-861-6776 - One HHW collection day per year.

Schenectady County
518-386-2225 - Permanent facility at 24 Hetcheltown Road in Glenville open one day per month except in winter. Call for details.

Delaware County
607-746-2128 - One HHW collection day per year.

Montgomery-Otsego-Schoharie SWM Authority
518-296-8884 - Various collection events. Call for details.

Otsego County
607-547-4303 - One HHW collection day per year.

Schoharie County
518-234-3751 - One HHW collection day per year.

DEC Region 5

Clinton County
802-223-7221 - Two HHW collection days per year

Clifton Park
518-371-6651 ext 229 - One HHW collection day per year.

Fulton County
518-736-5501 - One HHW collection day per year.

DEC Region 6

Jefferson County
315-785-9072 - One HHW collection day per year.

Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority
315-733-1224 - Permanent Facility open Monday - Saturday all year long for HHW material. Accept paints, chemicals and other HHW liquids Monday - Saturday from April !st - September 31st.

DEC Region 7

Broome County
607-778-6432 - Permanent Facility open 1st and 3rd Saturdays and 1st Wednesday of each month. Also open to residents of Tioga County by appointment.

Cayuga County
315-253-1203 - One HHW collection day per year.

Chenango County
607-337-1790 - HHW collection every other year.

Madison County
315-361-8408 - HHW collections by appointment at the HHW Facilities in Syracuse or Utica.

Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency
315-453-2870 - Two HHW collection days per year.

Skaneateles
315-685-3473 - HHW collections on as needed basis. Call for details.

Oswego County
315-591-9200 - Permanent facility open May through September. Call for details.

Tioga County
607-565-8130 - HHW collections held every other year.

Tompkins County
607-273-4496 - Permanent Facility in Ithaca open 3rd Saturday of every month from April-November.

DEC Region 8

Chemung County
607-734-4453 - One HHW collection every year.

Genesee, Livingston, and Wyoming Counties
GLOW SWM Committee
585-344-2580 ext. 5463 or 800-836-1154 - One HHW collection held every year on rotating basis in each county.

Monroe County
585-760-7600 - Permanent Facility in Rochester collections throughout the year by appointment only.

Schuyler County
607-535-7161 - One HHW collection every year.

Seneca County
315-539-1945 - One HHW collection per year.

Steuben County
607-664-2460 - One collection per year.

Wayne and Yates Counties
Western Finger Lakes Solid Waste Management Authority
315-946-7650 - HHW Collections held on an as needed basis. Call for details.

DEC Region 9

Allegany County
716-268-9230 - One HHW collection every year.

Cattaraugus County
1-800-248-7719 or 938-9121, ext. 2486 - One or two HHW collections every year.

Chautauqua County
716-985-4785 - Two collections every year.

Erie County
716-858-6800 - HHW collections in three municipalities.

Town of Tonawanda
716-875-8822 - Call for details.

Niagara County
716-434-6568 - There are three HHW drop-off points in Niagara County where HHW is accepted on appointment basis April thru October. Call to set up an appointment for drop-off.


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