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Refuse Control /  Household Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste

Oil based paint, chemicals, flammable liquids, and other household hazardous waste should be taken to a drop-off site designated by the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning. For information, please call (716) 998-8073.

The Northwest Solid Waste Board has recommended Hazman as an option to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste. It is a year round option, however there is a cost for this service.

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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The Town of Amherst ADA Coordinators are Robert McCarthy (Director of Human Resources) and Mark Berke (Commissioner of Buildings).

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  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
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  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221