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Environmental Division

Phone: 913-715-6900

11811 S. Sunset Drive STE 2700, Olathe, KS 66061

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Accepted Items

How do you know if a household product is hazardous? Look for these words:

DANGER!  CAUTION!  WARNING!  POISON!

hazardous materialsIf a product's packaging has any of these signal words on the label, then the product has ingredients that contain one or more of the following hazardous characteristics: corrosive, reactive, toxic, flammable, or explosive. If not safely stored, used, or disposed, those items can present hazards to you and your environment.

 

Common Materials Accepted at the Hazardous Materials Collection Facility:

  • Adhesives
  • Arts and Crafts Materials
  • Car Batteries 
  • Brake Fluid
  • Cleaning Products 
  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Tubes 
  • Disinfectants 
  • Gasoline
  • Herbicides 
  • Insecticides
  • Kerosene 
  • Motor Oil
  • Paint
  • Photo Chemicals
  • Pool Chemicals 
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Solvents
  • Wood Preservatives
  • 1-3 lb. Propane Cylinders

Materials NOT Accepted at the Hazardous Material Collection Facility:

  • Common Recyclables such as Paper, Glass, Aluminum Cans, Magazines, etc.
  • Building Materials
  • Fireworks
  • Furniture
  • Appliances such as Microwave Ovens or Refrigerators
  • Humidifiers
  • Medications
  • Medical Waste
  • Railroad Ties
  • Smoke detectors
  • Styrofoam
  • Wood

For help with the items not accepted at our facility, start with the information here.

If you have any questions about what materials are accepted, please call our office at 913-715-6900. We will be happy to answer your questions.

Upcoming Events

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October 8, 2016 | 8:00 am to 11:30 am

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Recycling Event

November 9, 2016 | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Solid Waste Management Committee Meeting