City of Kansas City, Water Services

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.

Location:
Household Hazardous Waste
Environmental Campus
4707 Deramus Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64120
816-513-8400 

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.

2018 Holiday Schedule:
May 26 & 29 – Closed for Memorial Day
July 4 – Closed for Independence Day
September 1 & 4 – Closed for Labor Day
November 22 through 26 – Closed for Thanksgiving
December 18 through January 3, 2019 – 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:

Belton
Blue Springs
Cleveland
Excelsior Springs
Garden City
Gladstone
Glenaire
Grain Valley
Greenwood
Harrisonville
Independence
Kansas City
Kearney
Lake Lotawana
Lake Tapawingo
Lake Waukomis
Lake Winnebago
Lawson
Lee’s Summit
Liberty
Lone Jack
North Kansas City
Parkville
Platte City
Pleasant Valley
Raymore
Richmond
Riverside
Smithville
Sugar Creek
Weatherby Lake
Weston

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

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