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Hazardous waste drop-off day June 3 at ECC South

A household hazardous waste drop-off will be held June 3 at Erie Community College's South Campus in Orchard Park.

Items may be brought for free, proper disposal. There is a two-gallon limit on pesticides, fertilizers, pool and household chemicals/cleaners, paint thinner, stripper and solvents.

There is a 10-gallon limit on oil-based paints, spray cans, oil, gasoline, kerosene and antifreeze. Also accepted is lead acid and rechargeable batteries, mercury and propane tanks and propane cylinders.

No latex paint, tires, light bulbs, computers, pharmaceutical or commercial or industrial waste will be accepted.

The drop-off goes from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and residents are asked to enter from Big Tree Road.

The drop-off is sponsored by Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, the county Department of Environment and Planning and the Northeast Southtowns Solid Waste Management Board. Call 858-6800 for more information.

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