Household hazardous waste only! No electronics!


September 12, 2020 Household Hazardous Waste Collection

  • Saturday, September 12, 2020, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

This event is free and open to residents of ONTARIO County only. 

Contact 585-394-3977 x 427

• No business or farm waste will be accepted. 

• Limited to the first 700 residents who register.

Drop off: Farmington Highway Department, 985 Hook Road, Farmington, NY 14425

Due to COVID-19, you will be required to have your name PRINTED and REGISTRATION TIME on a sheet of paper that we can read through the driver's side window.

What is Household Hazardous Waste?

Household hazardous waste is any discarded household material that can be classified as toxic, corrosive, flammable or reactive.  For example: • Oil based Paint • Alkaline Batteries • Cleaning Products • Thinners/Strippers • Acids/Bases • Automotive Products• Pesticides

Materials Accepted at the Event:

Acids, Adhesives, Aerosols, Antifreeze, Boric Acid, Alkaline Batteries (AAA, AA, C, D), Brake Fluid, Cements, Charcoal Lighters, Chlorine, Cleaning Fluid, Degreasers, Disinfectants, Drain Cleaners, Dry Gas, Epoxies, Dyes, Fiberglass Resins, Flea Powders, Furniture Strippers, Hair Removers, Herbicides, Insect Repellents, Lacquers, Lubricants, Mothballs or Flakes, Motor Oil, Nail Polish Removers, Oven Cleaners,Oil based Paints, Paint Removers, Paint Thinners, Permanent Solutions, Pesticides, Photo chemicals, Rat Poisons, Rug & Upholstery Cleaners, Rust Solvents, Wood Preservatives, Spot Removers, Tub and Tile Cleaners, Turpentine, Varnish, Weed Killers, Wood Polishes & Stains.  Products containing mercury, and florescent light tubes will also be accepted.

Latex paint (water-based) needs to be dried out by opening lid or putting kitty litter in the can. Then it gets placed in your garbage. Latex paint WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AT THIS EVENT.

Materials NOT Accepted at the Event:

Household Electronics (TVS –flat screen and CRTs, computer monitors, cell phones, DVD players, VCRs, etc.) Automobile and truck tires, Compressed Gas Cylinders, Explosives or Shock-Sensitive Materials, Ammunition, Radioactive Wastes, Pathological Wastes, Infectious Waste, Medicines, PCB’s, Freon containing devices (i.e. Air conditioners, dehumidifiers). LATEX PAINT.

**Casella reserves the right to reject any waste unidentified, deemed unacceptable by the disposal firm, or of excessive volume**

Pre-registration IS REQUIRED! When you arrive at the event you will need to bring with you a sheet of paper with your name PRINTED and your REGISTRATION TIME. Thanks.

Call Cornell Cooperative Extension at 585-394-3977 x 427.

Registrations are in 15 minute time slots. The last time slot is 2:45 pm.  Registration will open on AUGUST 17, 2020. 


FREE for pre-registered Ontario County residents ONLY!


Nancy Anderson
Senior Administrative Assistant
(585) 394-3977 x 427


Farmington Highway Department
985 Hook Road
Farmington, NY 14425

Last updated September 2, 2020