There are some items that cannot be disposed of at this event. They include:
- All household hazardous waste
- Yard waste
- Storm debris
- Food waste
- Construction demolition material
- Any item from businesses, non-profits, or other commercial entities
These items will be turned away at the event, so remember not to bring them! Items not accepted at this event may be taken to the Recycling & Yard Waste or the Household Hazardous Waste Disposal centers.
Recycling & Yard Waste Center: 3241 Park Drive, Kansas City, KS 66102
The Recycling & Yard Waste Center is open free of charge to Wyandotte County Residents. The center can accept items like clear, brown, and colored glass; mixed office paper, cardboard, food & beverage cans, plastics #1-7, grass clippings, garden trimmings, leaves, branches, and stumps. Visitors will need to show proof of residency with a drivers license, BPU bill, or some other document displaying your name and address.
The Center is open from 10 AM to 3 PM Thursday to Saturday until November 26, except on holidays.
The center cannot accept stumps or logs larger than 12 inches in diameter or branches longer than 4 feet. To view the complete list of accepted items, download or view the Recycling & Yard Waste Center FAQ.
Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Center: 2443 South 88th Street, Kansas City, KS 66111
The Household Hazardous Waste Disposal (HHW) Center is available to Wyandotte County residents free of charge. Products accepted include auto batteries, used motor oil, brake fluid, carburetor cleaner, degreasers, gasoline & fuels, furniture stripper, glue with solvents, latex & oil-based paints, paint thinner, putty, grout, caulk & spackle, roofing tar, stain varnish & lacquer, aerosol products, drain & oven cleaners, mothballs, nail polish remover, polish with solvents, spot remover, and propane cylinders. Visitors will need to show proof of residency with a drivers license, BPU bill, or some other document displaying their name and address.
The HHW is open from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM on April 15, May 20, June 10, July 15, August 19, September 16, and October 21 in 2023.