Accepted Items

What is Household Hazardous Waste?


If a product's label has any of these signal words, 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, the product can present hazards to you and your environment. A full list of materials that we accept is listed below.

Common Materials Accepted

  • Adhesives
  • Aerosols
  • Arts and crafts materials
  • Automotive fluids i.e. brake fluid, antifreeze, etc. (Do not bulk fluids together) 
  • Batteries (lead-acid, rechargeable, alkaline)
  • Cleaning products
  • Cooking oil
  • Fluorescent light bulbs and tubes (Pack separate from other items to avoid breaking)
  • Gasoline (Do not mix with other automotive fluids other than two-cycle oil)
  • Lawn and garden chemicals
  • Motor oil - limit five gallons per month (NO TRANSFORMER OIL)
  • Paint (latex and oil based)
  • Photo chemicals
  • Pool chemicals 
  • Solvents, i.e. paint thinner, acetone, kerosene
  • Tires (Limit four per month, other drop-off options can be found at RecycleSpot)
  • Wood preservatives
  • 1-3 lb. propane cylinders


If you have questions about other accepted materials, please call our office at 913-715-6907. Other recycling and disposal options can be found at Recyclespot.

For Items Not on the Accepted List

If you don't see an item on the approved list, then it is probably not accepted at our facility. Other recycling and disposal options can be found at RecycleSpot.

Donate usable building materials with Habitat Restore
Medical waste and medication recycling options
Ripple Glass recycling locations