Materials for Special Disposal or Collection
Bulk Refuse Drop off
City of Canandaigua residents and property owners may utilize the transfer facility located in the Town of Canandaigua to dispose of bulk refuse not collected at curbside. Proof of residency or property ownership is required at the facility. NO CONTRACTORS! Transfer Facility Payment Cards are required and can be purchased at City Hall, 2 Main Street or the Department of Public Works, 205 Saltonstall Street during regular business hours. Payment will not be accepted at the transfer station.
The Town of Canandaigua Transfer Facility is located at 5440 Route 5 and 20 W, Canandaigua and open to City residents the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month from 1 to 4 pm.
TVs and Monitors are not collected from the curb, but can be disposed of at the Town of Canandaigua Transfer Facility by City residents. There is a nominal fee, depending on the material(s) being discarded. Residents can purchase tickets to dispose of these items from a machine at the Transfer Station. Cash is required and the machine takes singles, fives, tens and twenties, but it does not give change. Transfer Facility Payment Cards cannot be used to dispose of electronics.
The Town Transfer Facility is located at 5440 Route 5 and 20 W and is open to City residents on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month from 1 to 4 pm
Household Hazardous Waste
Ontario County offers a household hazardous waste collection day in the fall of each year. The event is usually advertised in August. Examples of household hazardous waste would be:
- Brake fluid
- Flea collars and flea powders
- Fluorescent light tubes
- Microwave ovens
- Motor oil
- Paint thinners
- Propane cylinders
- Paints and paint removers
- Pool chemicals
Information regarding recycling and other recycling events can be found on the Ontario County website.
If the paint is completely dry or completely solid it may be disposed of in your normal trash. Empty paint cans may be disposed of in your normal trash as well, provided they are dry. If the latex paint is still liquid, add some cat litter to dry; when dry, dispose of in your normal trash.