Recycling Center

The drop-off Recycling Center provides a place for those who do not use curbside recycling to dispose of reusable waste.

Last Entry at Closing

While the Recycling Center closes at 4 p.m., the last entry into the center is at 3:50 p.m. This allows visitors time to drop off items and clear the facility by closing time.

2024 Holiday Hours

Juneteenth: Closed Wednesday, June 19
Fourth of July: Closed Thursday, July 4
Labor Day: Closed Saturday, Aug. 31
Thanksgiving: Closed Nov. 28-30


11921 Hardy
Overland Park, KS 66213




7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Last entry at 3:50 p.m.

Sunday and Monday

Accepted Items

Please refer to the lists below to know what is accepted at the Recycling Center. We do not accept commercial quantities of any of the items below.

Recycling Center staff may refuse any of the materials below on a case-by-case basis.

Corrugated Cardboard

Boxes with wavy centers. No wet or moldy cardboard.

Break boxes down flat and stack on edge inside the container.


Cereal or cake mix boxes, soft drink cartons, shiny or slick cardboard and phonebooks.

Flatten all containers.


Food and drink containers only. No light bulbs or ceramics.

Remove caps and lids.


Numbers 1-7 only

No plastic bags, film, or styrofoam

No items larger than 2.5 gallons in size


Aluminum and steel food and beverage containers.

Flatten containers if possible.

Office Paper

Copy paper, letterhead, file folders, junk mail and envelopes.

Magazines, Catalogs + Calendars

Newspapers + Newsprint

Including glossy ads, coupons, and packing paper.

Bag in brown grocery bags, which are available on-site.

Scrap Metal

Steel, aluminum, and other metals. No tanks, electronics, appliances, or paint cans.

Used clothing

If suitable for donation.

Holiday Lights

Accepted in December and January only.

Not Accepted provides information about where you can recycle items we don’t accept at the Overland Park recycling center.



Alkaline batteries, such as AA, AAA, and D-Cell, can be taken to Midwest Recycling Center for a fee, or safely disposed of with normal household trash.

Light Bulbs

Incandescent, fluorescent tube bulbs, compact fluorescent light bulbs, or LEDS.

Plastic Bags

Recycle these at your local grocery store.

Shredded Paper

Ink + Toner Cartridges

Many office supply stores offer cartridge recycling services.



Wrapping Paper