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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...

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...

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 ...

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...

MAY 15 2014

Can Gas Really Go Bad?

Does gasoline really go "bad" if you leave it unused for a period of time? Some people are convinced this is just another urban legend, and that people who worry about "old gas" and spend money on fuel stabili...

APR 30 2014

Space Gardens

Catching floating raindrops, soil and seeds are making gardening just that much harder in the International Space Station. But this is how the astronauts function in their weightless environment. Even the plan...

APR 22 2014

Earth Day 2014: How it Became a Global Event

In 1970, one in ten Americans turned out for the first Earth Day, pushing the federal government to take on environmental problems. More than a billion people around the world will celebrate Earth Day ...

APR 10 2014

Recyclable K-Cups are Coming! They are called "Eco-Cups"

One concern expressed by consumers considering the adoption of a single-serve hot beverage system is whether the pods that contain coffee or tea can be recycled. For most of the popular brands, the pods have p...

APR 3 2014

After the Exhibition, Finding New Uses for Displays

MAKING what is old new again with fresh displays has long been the province of museums. But what happens to all the stuff left over when shows end? Many museums are going beyond traditional recycling efforts an...

DEC 31 2013

January Enviro-News Newsletter

January 2014 Sponsored by Daemen College's Center for Sustainable Communities and Civic Engagement and Global & Local Sustainability Program Newsletter Contents Articles - including Events, Courses, L...

DEC 16 2013

Scientists Turn Their Gaze to Tiny Threats to Great Lakes

By: John Schwartz Published: December 14, 2013 NORTH EAST, Pa. — The newest environmental threat to the Great Lakes is very, very small. Tiny plastic beads used in hundreds of toiletries like facial ...

DEC 16 2013

Smart Gifts, and Old Devices Made New Again

By: Beth Gardiner Published: December 15, 2013 LONDON — From solar-powered Christmas lights and cellphone chargers to smart home thermostats, there are plenty of gifts available for technology lovers inte...

OCT 5 2013

Another successful HHW Collection Event..

Hazman partnered up with the Town of Newstead and Village of Akron to host a Fall HHW Collection event for their residents. This was their second event with Hazman in 2013. The weather was rainy and windy so w...