The Town of Lancaster is under contract with Waste Management for weekly curbside collection of refuse and recyclables at all residential properties within the Town of Lancaster.
Please refer to the information on this page and use the links provided for answering general questions related to refuse and recycling collection.
Questions needing immediate attention
can be directed to:
Town Supervisor’s Office
Please refer to the website of Waste Management for valuable information relating to additional services provided by the company which are outside of services provided through the Town of Lancaster. Using the link below, you will be re-directed to the website of Waste Management. Some of the additional services offered by Waste Management include:
Every owner and/or occupant of any residential property located within the Town of Lancaster’s Refuse District shall be responsible for storing all refuse in a leak-proof container with a close-fitting cover at all times until removed from the premises at disposal. Such container, including contents, shall not exceed sixty (60) pounds in weight.
The Town of Lancaster will provide recycling bin(s) to each household. Bins are issued at the Town Supervisor’s Office during regular business hours.
Waste Management’s Recycle Often Recycle Right – Waste Management offers recommendations and guidance on determining what materials are appropriate for recycling. Please view this information by accessing the following links:
Furniture items, mattresses, appliances, etc. are picked up weekly. No pre-arrangement is necessary for large item collection.
Waste Management will pick up a maximum of four (4) auto tires with your weekly garbage. Only residential car tires up to 15 ” are acceptable (No truck or SUV tires). All tires must be off the rim.
TIRES WILL GENERALLY BE PICKED UP BY WASTE MANAGEMENT A DAY OR SO AFTER YOUR DESIGNATED COLLECTION DAY, DUE TO WASTE MANAGEMENT’S SCHEDULE FOR TIRE COLLECTION.
Items designated as household hazardous waste are not to be disposed with regular refuse. These items must be taken to a designated household hazardous waste collection event. Please refer to the Town’s brochure for further details. The Town will provide information on our home page under Alerts & Notices regarding scheduled household hazardous waste collection dates and sites as they become available.
Hazman USA, located in Tonawanda, New York accepts household hazardous waste. Please refer to Hazman USA’s website at www.hazmanusa.com or click the link to Hazman in the flyer posted below for further information.