Trash & Refuse

Questions? Please contact:

Waste Management: (716) 496-5000
Town of Colden: (716) 941-5012

New for 2022: At Your Door Service

Waste Management’s At Your Door Special Collection® service can safely collect many types of unwanted potentially hazardous and hard-to-recycle items from your home. See the video below for a quick run-down, or click the following link to see which items are able to be collected or to schedule a pick-up:

Garbage & Recycling must be placed by 6:00a.m. on Tuesday.

Containers shall not weigh more than 70 lbs. when filled or are not to exceed 30 gallon capacity.
Each week you are allowed to place only:
  • 4 Items of Refuse
  • Your “Green Recycle Bin”
  • 1 Large Bulk Item
Large bulk items include, but are not limited to:
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Box Springs
  • Carpeting cut into pieces
  • Appliances
Items not picked up:
  • Pesticides
  • Yard Waste
  • Oil Solvents
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Explosives
  • Gas Tanks
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Gas Grills
  • Animal Carcasses
  • Fecal Matter
  • Industrial Wastes
  • Other Regulated Hazardous Waste – Or – or any Commercially Produced Construction Materials
  • Sharps Containers cannot be picked up. Any Sharps Containers may be taken to any hospital for disposal.
All windows and doors must have glass removed and contained.

Holiday Schedule:

If your collection day is on or follows any of these holidays during the week, then your collection day will be on Wednesday –

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Christmas Day