Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event, May 18

Published on May 16, 2024

Photo of used oil being poured into a container at a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event

Can't put it in the trash? Bring it to the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Center on Saturday, May 18, 2024, from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM at 2443 South 88th Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66111.

The HHW is available to Wyandotte County residents free of charge.

Items Accepted 
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.

Items Not Accepted
Electronics waste, smoke detectors, ammunition, asbestos, brush killers (2, 3, 5-T or 2, 4, 5-TP, chlorophenoxy derivatives acids), compressed gas cylinders (helium), dioxins, explosives, infectious waste, kepone, laboratory chemicals, PCB's, radioactive waste, and wood preservatives containing tri, tetra, or pentachlorophenols. These items will be turned away at the event, so remember not to bring them.

Visitors will need to show proof of residency with a driver's license, BPU bill, or other document displaying their name and address. Waste from businesses and non-profits is not accepted. Please arrive early. The HHW is unable to accept visitors after 1:00 PM.

Can't make the May 18 event? That's okay - there's another one on June 15, 2024! Visit the Solid Waste Management page to view all 2024 HHW events and learn more about your disposal options.

For assistance or questions, dial 3-1-1 or email