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)