Recycling Center

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

The Recycling Center is open until 4 p.m., however, the last entry into the gated center will be at 3:50 p.m.


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.
Closed 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.


No plastic bags, which can be recycled at local grocery stores. No styrofoam.


Numbers 1-7 only, 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.

Rechargeable Batteries

Please ask center staff to help you with these items.

Used clothing

If suitable for donation.

Printer Cartridges

For laser and ink jet printers.

Toner cartridges are not accepted.

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.

Light Bulbs

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


Shredded Paper

Wrapping Paper



Alkaline or wet cell batteries (AA, AAA, D-cell) can be safely disposed of with normal household waste.

Many automotive retail stores will recycle lead acid batteries.


Plastic Bags

Recycle these at your local grocery store.