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Monroe County, Webster, and Penfield to hold Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The Household Hazardous Waste Collection will take place September 18

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Webster, NY - The community is invited to safely dispose of hazardous materials on September 18 in a Household Hazardous Waste Collection hosted by the Monroe County Department of Environmental Services, the Towns of Penfield and Webster, and the Village of Webster.


Appointments are required and accepted until September 17. They can be made here: https://www.monroecounty.gov/ecopark/


Webster residents can also schedule an appointment by calling 872-1443, Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–3:30 p.m.


The collection is open to all Monroe County residents. Waste from businesses will not be accepted.


According to the Town of Webster website, up to 30 gallons of the following materials will be accepted per appointment at no charge:

  • Oil-based & Latex Paint (for 1/3 gallon or less of latex paint: discard lid, add kitty litter, let dry, place can in trash)

  • Wood Stain & Preservatives

  • Automotive Fluids (antifreeze; brake, power steering, and transmission fluids)

  • Pesticides & Fertilizers

  • Flammable Products (gasoline, kerosene, thinners, strippers, solvents)

  • Household Cleaners (liquid soaps & waxes, drain cleaners, etc.)

  • Driveway Sealer

  • Pool & Photo Chemicals

  • Rechargeable (Ni-Cad) & Button Batteries

  • Mercury (thermometers, thermostats)

  • Syringes/Sharps (safely packaged)


The following will NOT be accepted:

  • Used motor oil & vehicle batteries (contact service station or retailer)

  • Pharmaceutical wastes

  • Propane tanks (permanent HHW facility only)

  • Cans with dried paint (if it rattles when shaken – remove lid and place in trash)

  • Empty containers (trash or recycle)

  • Everyday alkaline batteries (trash)

  • Glazing/spackle & joint compounds (trash)

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