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Household Hazardous Waste

KC Water operates the Household Hazardous Waste program, accepting household chemicals from residents and hazardous materials from city facilities. Professionals at this facility safely manage, recycle, and properly discard dangerous household products. Proper handling of these materials offers a safe method to rid one’s home and prevents waste from entering our rivers and streams.

Household Hazardous Waste
Environmental Campus
4707 Deramus Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64120

Hours of Operation:
Hazardous waste materials accepted Thursday and Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Effective July 1, 2018 residential customers planning to drop off more than 600 pounds of products at one time must make an appointment. Appointments for loads over 600 pounds will be accepted only on Wednesdays. KC Water is not permitted to accept hazardous waste from businesses.

2019 Holiday Schedule:
May 25 & 28 – Closed for Memorial Day
July 4 – Closed for Independence Day
August 31 & September 3 – Closed for Labor Day
November 28 through December 2 – Closed for Thanksgiving
December 17 through January 2, 2010 – Closed for facility maintenance and clean out

No charge to Kansas City, Mo. residents and participating communities.

Identification and proof of residency are required.

No appointment needed.

Acceptable Items:

  • Automotive products
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries
  • CFL Light Bulbs
  • Fertilizers
  • Flammables
  • Fuels
  • Hazardous Cleaners
  • Hazardous Liquids
  • Household Cleaners
  • Lawn and Garden Products
  • Paint
  • Pesticides
  • Photographic Chemicals
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Solvents
  • Thinners
  • Used Oils

Unacceptable Items:

  • Appliances
  • Asbestos
  • Commercial waste
  • Explosives
  • Prescription drugs
  • Pressurized gas cylinders
  • Tires
  • Yard waste

Swap Shop:
Looking for paint or household cleaners? The Hazardous Waste Facility Swap Shop sells 5-gallon buckets of recycled paint for $20.00 (Please note the price will increase to $25.00/bucket effective March 1). Residents may visit the Swap Shop during regular business hours on Tuesday and Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., to select the items they need.

2018 Participating Communities:
Blue Springs
Excelsior Springs
Garden City
Grain Valley
Kansas City
Lake Lotawana
Lake Tapawingo
Lake Waukomis
Lake Winnebago
Lee’s Summit
Lone Jack
North Kansas City
Platte City
Pleasant Valley
Sugar Creek
Weatherby Lake

Unincorporated Clay County: Mosby, Missouri City, Prathersville, Randolph, Birmingham, Holt, Oakview, Oakwood, Oakwood Park, Oaks

Unincorporated Jackson County: Levasy, River Bend, Sibley, Unity Village

Unincorporated Platte County: Camden Point, Dearborn, Tracy, Platte Woods, Farely, Ferrelview, Northmoor, Houston Lake, Iatan, Ridgely