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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Household Hazardous Waste

Improper disposal of household hazardous waste can cause environmental issues and may present health hazards. Household hazardous waste includes:

  • Paint
  • Oil
  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs
  • Gasoline 
  • Stains 
  • Solvents
  • Insecticides
  • Pool chemicals
  • Any other common household products that include the words “corrosive,” “reactive,” “toxic,” “flammable,” or “explosive” on the label.

Johnson County residents can drop off household hazardous waste by appointment at the County’s disposal facility. Make an appointment online or call 913-715-6900.

Rechargeable batteries can be recycled at Overland Park’s recycling center. Alkaline or wet cell batteries can be safely disposed of with normal household waste.