The Town of Amherst Highway Department offers a free drop-off for electronic waste (e-waste) at their North Forest Road location.

If you have questions, please call the Highway Department directly at (716) 631-7117. 

They are open from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. seven days a week.

  • IMPORTANT: You must be an Amherst resident to take advantage of their e-waste recycling service. 
  • As of February 2016, television sets are no longer accepted for drop-off at this location.
    • If you have an old TV you’d like to dispose of, call the Highway Department at (716) 631-7117 to schedule a pickup at your house.
    • Typically they will pick up your old TV curbside on your regular garbage day during the last week of a given month.
  • Types of Acceptable Materials

E-Waste Dropoff Location

Go to the Amherst Highway Department garage at 1042 N Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221 and pull into the main entrance.

Amherst Highway Department

As you approach the end of the entrance road you’ll see a bright yellow sign: Report to Dispatch Before Dumping. Follow these yellow signs to the main dispatch building. There is no charge to drop off e-waste for Amherst residents. You’ll need to show them an ID before directing you to the nearby e-waste drop-off shed.


Place your e-waste items inside the clearly marked Electronics Recycling shed.


Other Electronic Waste Recycling Locations

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