Trash and recycling pickup is handled through a contract with Waste Management. In addition to those services, some items like brush and trimmings are handled by the Highway Department.
For questions, call
TOWN OF AURORA
652-7596 or 652-7590
Trash & Recycling
2016 Garbage, Recycling and Yard Waste Brochure CLICK HERE
Town of Aurora Trash Pickup Schedule by Street CLICK HERE
"Recycle Often. Recycle Right." Program
Pledge to recycle often….and recycle right
CLICK HERE for the informational poster
For the website and to register, visit www.recycleoftenrecycleright.com.
Electronics Recycling Information
Effective January 1, 2015
Upcoming Electronics Recycling Events CLICK HERE
NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation-Recycling and Composting Information
Erie County Dept. of Environment and Planning-Waste Management and Recycling Information CLICK HERE
Hazardous Waste Collection-Hazman Dropoff Center CLICK HERE
Guide to Recycling
|Materials||What to Place in Recycling Box||
What to Place in Trash.
|Anything that comes with your regular newspapers. Magazines delivered to your home or purchased at a newsstand. All Catalogs, phone books and junk mail.||Place in recycling box loose, or put next to recycling bin in paper bags. Put junk mail and writing paper in paper bags.
DO NOT USE STRING OR PLASTIC BAGS.
|Napkins, tissue paper, paper towels, wax paper, wrapping paper.
ANY FOOD SOILED PAPER
|Recycle all brown corrugated cardboard. Brown paper bags. Box board (shoeboxes, gift boxes, cereal boxes)||Remove all tape, staples and strapping. Break down all boxes in 3 feet x 3 feet sections. Small pieces in brown bags.||Waxed corrugated, cardboard lined with foam, cores from carpet rolls or any items made of laminated sheets of paper or cardboard. NO pizza boxes.|
|All clear, green and brown food and beverage containers||Wash containers. Remove lids and caps. Labels DO NOT have to be removed. Put all containers & METAL lids and caps in recycling bin.||Ceramic bottles and other ceramic items, flower pots, crystal, light bulbs, mirror & window glass, heat resistant ovenware, hypodermic syringes, eye-glasses|
|All metal food & Beverage containers (cans). Metal lids, closure caps, and aluminum pie tins.||Wash containers. Remove lids and caps. Labels DO NOT have to be removed||Propane cylinders, silverware, metal/cardboard containers (frozen juice or motor oil), small appliances, metal cookware, tin foil or hypodermic needles.
DO NOT INCLUDE ANY TYPE OF BATTERY
|Plastic food, soap & beverage containers with threaded caps (Screw on lids)||Wash containers. Only small-necked containers. NO wide mouth containers such as yogurt and cottage cheese even if they are labeled with the recycling symbol. NO Styrofoam. NO deli-containers. NO microwave containers||Anti-freeze or motor oil containers, furniture, plates, plastic bags, tableware, medicine bottles, Plexiglas, fast food containers, snack bags, yogurt & cottage cheese containers and Tupperware (because of residue).|
|Gable top beverages. Containers including those with plastic spouts.Remove lids.||Rinse and empty. Place in recycling bin with other containers. DO NOT mix cartons with newspaper or corrugated cardboard.||Straws from drink boxes. Frozen food containers. Waxed paper or drink pouches.|
Please make sure your recycling bin is visible for collection. Moving? Remember the bin stays with the house.