Hazardous Materials

A pile of trash on the side of a rural road

Johnson County residents can safely dispose of their old or unwanted paint, stain, yard chemicals and other household hazardous waste by appointment only at the Johnson County Household Hazardous Waste facility. Recycled latex paint is available for purchase through the Re-Blended paint program, and residents can also find usable items in the Free Store.

By Appointment Only:

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Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 8 a.m.–3 p.m. (closed for lunch noon-1 p.m.) This is for all drop-off appointments, FREE Store and purchasing paint.

Important things to note:

  • Open the second Saturday of each month, March-October from 8–11:30 a.m., by appointment only.
  • No appointment needed for FREE Store or purchasing paint during regular listed hours.
  • Gates will not be opened until 8 a.m.
  • Mobile pickup is available to home-bound residents. Call 913-715-6907 for more information.


5901 Jim Bills Rd., Mission, KS 66203
Just off Foxridge Drive and Lamar
Located within the Nelson Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Follow the posted directions at the gate, once the gate opens follow the yellow line and yellow directional signs that will lead you to the facility.

Note: Gates will not be opened until 8 a.m. Please do not pull up to the gate prior to 8 a.m.

Changes to accepted items

Due to issues with disposing of these items we will no longer be accepting the following items starting September 1:

  • Compressed gas cylinders (oxygen, helium, carbon dioxide, and propane tanks/cylinders will still be accepted)
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Large Freon cylinders (empty cylinders will still be accepted)

If you have questions about these items please call 913-715-6907

Additional recycling options for these items can be found at www.recyclespot.org or MRC Recycling

Olathe Location

The City of Olathe operates a collection facility that currently accepts items from all Johnson County residents. This may be a more convenient option if you live in southern Johnson County. Go to City of Olathe Household Hazardous Collection Facility to learn more. Several other surrounding counties offer Household Hazardous Waste collection. RecycleSpot has information on other area programs.

Electronic Recycling

The Johnson County Household Hazardous Waste facility doesn't accept electronics. Secure E-Cycle is located nearby (3054 S 24th St.) and will accept a wide range of electronics for recycling. Charges may apply for certain items. Other electronic recycling options can be found on our electronic recycling page.