Welcome to Niagara County's web page dedicated to assist residents and businesses with managing their garbage, recycling, and household hazardous wastes!
A little about us... we are a combination of the Niagara County Department of Public Works and the Refuse Disposal District, with a responsibility of bringing attention to the solid waste management issues and events in our community, provide tools for residents to increase waste reduction, recycling, and composting at home, work and school and managed the environmental liability of the county's historical landfilling operations. We believe that strengthening the relationship between solid waste management and the environment, we are ultimately improving the quality of life in Niagara County.
We had a tremendously successful 2016 collecting Household Hazardoous Wastes!
At our three events this year we collected over 168,000-lbs of hazardous materials and chemicals from 1,500 residents. We are looking forward to our 2017 events!
Do you have unwanted medication?
We are proud to work with the Niagara County Sheriff's Office to provide free, no-questions-asked pharmaceutical waste disposal at the following locations:
Niagara County Sheriffs Office 5526 Niagara St. Extension (enter at jail)
Town of Lewiston Police 4059 Creek Rd.
City of Niagara Falls Police 1925 Main St.
City North Tonawanda Police 216 Payne Ave.
Town of Niagara Police 7105 Lockport Rd.
Village of Middleport Police 12 Main St.
November 15th is "America Recycle's Day". We encourage you, as your putting away your summer clothes and pulling out your winter wear, to collect all unwanted clothing and take to a local not-for-profit or drop off location.
Many churches, schools and conveinience stores in Niagara County host drop-off sheds for clothing and textiles.