The Town of Pittsford's annual appointment-only Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event will again be combined with our Electronics Recycling and Certified Document Shredding program and held on Saturday, 5/19 at the Perinton Highway Garage, 100 Cobb’s Lane, from 7:45AM to 1:00PM.
Up to 30 gallons of allowed HHW materials per appointment will be accepted at no charge. The list of accepted and non-accepted hazardous materials is noted below. No appointment is necessary for recycling electronics or shredding documents only.
The HHW collection will accept up to 30 gallons of the following materials per appointment at no charge: oil-based and latex paint, wood stain and preservatives, automotive fluids (antifreeze; brake, power steering and transmission fluids), pesticides and fertilizers, flammable products (gasoline, kerosene, thinners, strippers, solvents), household cleaners (liquid soaps & waxes, drain cleaners, etc.), driveway sealer, pool and photo chemicals, rechargeable (Ni-Cad) and button batteries, mercury (thermometers, thermostats), syringes/sharps (safely packaged).
Please do not bring: used motor oil or vehicle batteries (contact service station or retailer), propane tanks (bring to permanent HHW facility only), cans with dried paint (if it rattles when shaken, remove lid and place in trash), empty containers (trash or recycle), glazing/spackle and joint compounds (trash).
Computer and electronic equipment accepted for recycling includes computers, laptops, modems, servers, peripherals, GPS Units, cell phones, fax Machines, copiers, CD Players, IT equipment, audio/ visual equipment, and telecommunications equipment. No appointment is necessary if you are only recycling electronics. Certified document shredding (residential only) will also be offered free of charge.
To ensure safety and reduce waiting times, appointments are required for HHW collection. Pittsford residents can make an appointment by calling 248-6250, or going on-line to http://www.monroecounty.gov/hhw. Please note waste and shredding from businesses cannot be accepted.