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Accepted Items

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


cart containing various cans 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.

Common Materials Accepted at the Hazardous Materials Collection Facility:

  • Adhesives
  • Arts and Crafts Materials
  • Car Batteries 
  • Brake Fluid
  • Cleaning Products 
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Tubes  
  • Gasoline
  • Lawn and garden chemicals
  • Motor Oil- 5 gallons per month (NO TRANSFORMER OIL)
  • Paint (latex and oil based)
  • Photo Chemicals
  • Pool Chemicals 
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Solvents ex. Paint Thinner, Acetone, Kerosene
  • Tires (Limit 4 per drop off)
  • 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 913-715-6907. We will be happy to answer your questions.

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