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Williamsville, NY 14221

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Refuse Control

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Annual Spring Brush Pickup

  • The annual spring brush pickup begins May 19, 2014. Click here for more information.

Yard Waste Contamination Notice

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day

  • The Erie County & Town of Amherst 2014 Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day is scheduled for May 17, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the ECC North Campus.

Modern Corporation

Modern has launched, Your Recycling Makes a Difference, to encourage and reward recycling. For this new program, you may click here.

Find out more about refuse pickup and recycling changes in the Town of Amherst. Click here to learn more.


Holiday Pickup Schedule

Click here for more information about the Holiday Pickup Schedule for 2014.

Normal weekly refuse and recyclable collection will occur with the holiday exceptions below. If your collection falls on or follows any of these days, your pick up will be delayed one day with Friday's pick up done on Saturday.

Wed Jan 1, 2014 - New Years Day
Mon May 26, 2014 - Memorial Day
Fri July 4, 2014 - Independence Day
Mon Sep 1, 2014 - Labor Day
Thurs Nov 27,2014 - Thanksgiving
Thurs Dec 25, 2014 - Christmas Day
Thurs Jan 1, 2015 - New Years Day


Yardwaste Collection

Yardwaste collection begins on April 1st and runs through November 30th annually. Click here for yardwaste regulations.


Totes Program

Please call the Refuse Control Office at 716.631.7119 or email refuse@amherst.ny.us to order a replacement tote or recycling tote (if broken).

Local Law 5-2007 Use of Totes for Solid Waste Disposal