Household Hazardous Waste

Household cleaning materialsImproper disposal of household hazardous waste can cause serious environmental concerns and may present health hazards. Household hazardous waste includes:

  • Paint
  • Oil
  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs
  • Gasoline 
  • Stains 
  • Solvents
  • Insecticides
  • Pool chemicals

To help identify other common household hazardous waste look on product labels for words such as "corrosive," "reactive," "toxic," "flammable," or "explosive."

Johnson County residents can drop off household hazardous waste by appointment at the County's disposal facility. Make an appointment by calling 913-715-6900.

Rechargeable batteries and used compact fluorescent light bulbs may be recycled at our drop-off recycling center at 11921 Hardy.