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OCT 28 2015

New! Hazman now accepts Smoke Detectors for Recycling

Did you know that some Smoke Detectors contain radioactive components? For this reason, they should be kept out of the regular trash and disposed of separately. For years homeowners around Western New York hav...

AUG 27 2015

Here Comes "Project Sunroof"

Written by Alessandra Price  The sun, as we all know, is an amazing source of energy that is responsible and necessary for life on Earth.  93,000,000 miles away, the sun emits light traveling at a ...

AUG 17 2015

Enrich Your Soul [Soil]

Written by Alessandra Price  Many of the items we think are garbage, actually are not garbage, in fact they could be valuable ingredients needed for nutrient filled soil and plant fertility, but more th...

AUG 10 2015

Businesses Pledge to Fight Climate Change

Written by Alessandra Price It has become concerning to many individuals and businesses alike, that climate change is occurring.  We are experiencing extreme heat waves lasting weeks rather than days, a...

MAY 1 2015

Hazman Crew Kicks of 2015 with a bang!

Last Saturday Hazman set-up for their first Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event of the year. The event took place at the North Tonawanda DPW. It was organized, promoted and funded via Niagara Coun...

APR 30 2015

Erie County Announces HHW Drop-off Dates

The Erie County Department of Environment & Planning, in cooperation with the Town of Amherst, Erie Community College, and Northeast Southtowns Solid Waste Management has announced hazardous household wast...

FEB 2 2015

The Story of Stuff

The Story of Stuff: From a Movie to a Movement. ABOUT: We have a problem with Stuff. We use too much, too much of it is toxic and we don’t share it very well. But that’s not the way things have t...

JAN 6 2015

New 2015 E-Waste Regulations

Think again before tossing old electronics to the curb. Starting Jan. 1, it is illegal in New York state to throw away laptops, video game consoles and flat screen TVs with normal trash and recycling. After ...

NOV 14 2014

DEC Announces New Toll-Free Hotline to Report Poachers and Polluters

Members of the public will be able to instantly report poachers and polluters using a new toll-free hotline that will help to ensure strict enforcement of environmental laws that protect the State's natural re...

OCT 24 2014

Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable (WNYSBR)

What is the WNYSBR? The Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable is a network of companies and organizations seeking to create an environmentally and economically thriving Buffalo Niagara Region by ...

AUG 25 2014

Toxic Waste Facts

Hazardous wastes are poisonous byproducts of manufacturing, farming, city septic systems, construction, automotive garages, laboratories, hospitals, and other industries. The waste may be liquid, solid, or slu...

JUL 21 2014

America's Best Adventures (NatGeo)

Image Description: A mountain biker pauses to enjoy the view on Slickrock Trail in Moab, Utah. Looking for some adventure? National Geographic polled the experts to determine the country's 100 most iconic es...

JUL 1 2014

Managing and Disposing of HHW By the NYSDEC

Topics in this Publication Facts on Household Hazardous Waste General Information Acids and Bases Aerosol Containers Antifreeze and Brake Fluids Automotive Batteries Electronics and Household B...

JUN 2 2014

Enviro-News June 2014

Enviro-News June, 2014    Sponsored by Daemen College’s Center for Sustainable Communities and Civic Engagement and Global & Local Sustainability Program Newsletter Contents: Articles-...