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.
- The Amherst Highway no longer picks up TVs curbside, nor do they accept them on-site at the Highway Department.
- If you have a television to dispose of, here’s an option: ATR (Advanced Technology Recycling) at 200 Fire Tower Drive, Tonawanda, NY 14150 (716-693-7779). They are open Monday thru Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
- 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.
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
What kind of television is it?
Amherst Highway Department no longer accepts tube TVs at their drop-off location. And you cannot leave tube TVs on the curb with your regular trash. What to do? Call Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR) in Tonawanda at (716) 693-7779. They’re located at 200 Fire Tower Drive, Tonawanda, NY 14150.
Flat Screen TV
Take your flat screen TV to the Amherst Highway Department during the hours of 7:00 AM and 3:30 PM. Stop at the dispatch office where they’ll check your ID to make sure you’re an Amherst resident. Then proceed to the drop-off area. If you have questions, call (716) 631-7117.