Coronavirus Affects City Services

To prevent the spread of coronavirus in our community, Johnson County Government has ordered residents to stay at home except for essential needs, beginning Tuesday, March 24 for 30 days.

The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Recycling Center, and playgrounds and shelters at City parks are closed, and many other City services are affected by this order.

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Bulky Item Pickup

Each year the city provides a bulky item pickup to half of Overland Park using Antioch as the dividing line.

This program serves single through four-plex households with individual trash service. Communities with dumpster-style trash service are not included in the program.

Please have your bulky trash items at the curb no later than 7:00 a.m. the day of, but no sooner than 5:00 p.m. the day before your scheduled pickup date.

2020 Pickup Schedule

Bulky item pickup will serve single-family through four-plex homes on the west side of Antioch in September and October of 2020. Please check back for finalized pickup dates.

Homes east of Antioch were served during 2019’s bulky item pickup service and are scheduled for service again in 2021.

Contact
Jim Twigg
jim.twigg@opkansas.org
Environmental Programs Coordinator
913-895-6273

Accepted Items

Up to five of the following types of items will be accepted, per household:

  • Furniture.
  • Mattresses, which will be recycled. Please use the online form to let us know if you will be leaving a mattress out.
  • Appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, washing machines and clothes dryers. Only one refrigerator per household will be accepted.
  • Electronic items, such as televisions, computers, or monitors.
  • Lawnmowers, which must be empty of any fuel or oil.
  • Carpeting, up to four-foot-long rolls that are securely tied, less than 50 pounds in weight. Two rolls count as one item.

Not Accepted

The following items will not be accepted at curbside pickup.

  • Hazardous waste including flammable, explosive/reactive, corrosive/caustic, toxic/poisonous, radioactive or biologically active.
  • Automotive battery, engine oil or fuel tank.
  • Tires.
  • Compressed gas cylinders.
  • Glass panels where any dimension exceeds four feet.
  • Wood fencing and decking materials.
  • Yard waste.
  • Latex or oil-based paint.
  • Fertilizer, pesticide, solvent.
  • Liquid waste.
  • Solid waste and recycling material that are collected as part of regular curbside service.
  • Any waste or material that is prohibited from being received, managed or disposed of at a landfill.
  • Riding lawnmowers.

Residents can schedule a drop-off for many of these items Johnson County’s Hazardous Waste facility.

Drop-Off Site

Residents with construction materials may bring the items to the Dennis Garrett Public Works facility, 11300 W. 91st St., from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. on their scheduled bulky item collection day.

Only the following items will be accepted at the drop-off site:

  •  Wood fencing or decking,
  • Concrete building material,
  • Rocks or soil,
  • Construction or demolition materials including drywall, lumber, and roofing material,
  • Rigid items exceeding four feet in length.

Proof of residency on that day’s collection area will be required.