MAYVILLE - George Spanos, Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities director, announced the first Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day of 2013 will be held Saturday in Mayville.
The event is hosted by Chautauqua County's Division of Solid Waste and will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Town of Chautauqua Highway Garage in Mayville.
Among hazardous items that will be accepted are chemical fertilizers, drain cleaners, floor polish, fluorescent light bulbs, hobby glues, mercury thermometers, nail polish, non-empty aerosol cans, oil based paints, paint thinners, photography chemicals, pool chemicals, roofing tar, transmission fluids, turpentine, and weed killers.
Please note that electronics such as TVs, VCRs, DVD players, cable/satellite modems, computers, printers, fax machines, and cell phones will not be collected and can be recycled, free of charge, at the South, North, or West County Transfer Stations. Rechargeable batteries will also not be accepted and can be returned to the retail stores where they are available for purchase.
Residents taking part in the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day must print out and complete a registration form that lists all the materials they are dropping off.
The registration form can be found online at www.co.chautauqua.ny.us/departments/dpf/landfill and must be submitted at the entrance of the Household Hazardous Waste Collection location.
For more information about the event and accepted materials, visit www.co.chautauqua.ny.us/departments/dpf/landfill or call TJ at 985-4785, ext. 203.