Oct. 26 in Little Valley, Registration Required

Do you have boxes of old paint, varnish stripper, degreasers or other hazardous waste sitting in your garage or shed waiting for safe disposal?

On Saturday, Oct. 26, you can get rid of this stuff free of charge.

The Cattaraugus County D.P.W. will hold a 2013 FREE Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day from 9 a.m.–noon at the Cattaraugus County DPW at 8810 Route 242 in Little Valley.

What can I take?

Home products like oven cleaners, polishes, drain openers, spot remover, degreasers, household cleaners, mercury thermometers, disinfectants, flea products, nail polish remover and most other household hazardous waste are accepted.

Oil-based pain, paint thinner, brake fluid, antifreeze, gasoline, carburetor cleaners, adhesives, varnish stripper, insecticides, roofing tar, driveway sealer, rodent poison, weed killers, wood preservatives, pool chemicals,  car wax, solvents, mothballs, septic tank cleaners and law chemicals can all be brought for safe disposal.

Materials should be in their original, labeled containers.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! To register, please call the Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works Refuse Division at (716) 938-2441 or 1-800-248-7719, ext. 2441, by Oct. 18, 2013.

Keep your home safe — dispose of hazardous waste properly!

The Cattaraugus County HHW collection program is partially financed with grants from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and the Cattaraugus County Water Quality Council.