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.

pdf Refuse & Recycling Brochure (70 KB)

pdf Refuse & Recycling Collection Days (2.21 MB)

pdf Recycling of Electronics (535 KB)

pdf Recycling Contaminants (828 KB)

pdf Hazardous Waste Brochure (951 KB)

Questions needing immediate attention

can be directed to:

Town Supervisor’s Office
Phone: 716-683-1610

 

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:
 

  • Bagster® Bag
  • Recycle by Mail Program

Effective January 2017

  • 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.

  • All waste must be placed at the pavement edge for collection NO LATER THAN 6:00 AM on your designated collection day and not earlier than 5:00 PM on the day prior to collection.
  • Place all recyclables out every week.  You do not need to separate items. Please refer to our Recycling brochure for further details.
  • Maximum load pickup is limited to 10 items per week per address.


Recycling Bins

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:

pdf Recycle Often Recycle Right Poster (71 KB)

TAKE THE WM RECYCLING PLEDGE


Large Items

Furniture items, mattresses, appliances, etc. are picked up weekly.  No pre-arrangement is necessary for large item collection.

Auto Tires

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.

 

Household Hazardous Waste

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.

  pdf Hazman Drop-off Center Flyer 2014-2015 (249 KB)