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HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF SET AT HIGHWAY GARAGE

A household hazardous waste drop-off day will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Erie County Highway Garage, 1870 Military Road in the Town of Tonawanda.

The event, sponsored by County Legislature Chairman Charles M. Swanick, D-Town of Tonawanda, Legislator Lynn Marinelli, D-Town of Tonawanda, and the county Department of Environment and Planning, will allow residents to bring the following types of household waste for drop-off:

Propane cylinders; cell batteries; waste motor oil and antifreeze (limit 10 gallons per person); pesticides, herbicides and fungicides (in original labeled containers); lead acid car batteries; paint thinners and waste solvents (limit two gallons per person); oil based paints (in original cans, limit 10 gallons per person).

No spray paint cans or commercial, farm, or business waste will be accepted.

For more information, contact Swanick at 877-3986, Ms. Marinelli at 873-1650, or the county Department of Environment and Planning hot line at 858-6800.

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