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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Recycling Extravaganza

Overland Park’s spring 2020 Recycling Extravaganza is canceled.

The links below provide information about the organizations who attend our event. If you would still like to recycle your items, please work through the individual organizations listed below.

Accepted Items

Unless otherwise noted, all items can be recycled free of charge. Learn more about vendors providing recycling services by visiting the links in the list.

  • Small appliances
  • Bicycles
  • Books
  • Building materials that can be reused
    • Cabinetry
    • Fixtures
    • Fully-functional appliances (no dishwashers will be accepted)
  • Clothing
  • Confidential documents for shredding (Suggested $5 donation, paper clips, staples, spiral binders will be accepted.)
  • Electronics:
    • Computer terminals, laptops, radios, stereos, printers, keyboards, CD players, printers, cell phones, electronic parts, etc.
    • CRT monitors ($20 each)
    • CRT TVs 26″ and smaller ($30 each)
    • Rear projection TVs, console TVs and CRT TVs 27″ and larger ($50 each)
  • Eyeglasses: prescription, readers and sunglasses
  • Fabric and craft supplies:
    • Yardage, remnants, partially-completed quilt tops
    • Thread, needles, pins, scissors, cutters, mats, rulers
    • Yarn, needles, hooks, notions
  • Fluorescent tube lights (10 tubes per vehicle maximum. No compact fluorescent bulbs will be accepted.)
  • Furniture
  • Garden tools
  • Housewares
  • Mattresses and box springs ($10 each)
  • Medication, prescription or others, no questions asked
  • Musical instruments (no pianos, organs, keyboards or drum sets will be accepted.)
  • Pet supplies:
    • Crates
    • Collars
    • Leashes
    • Beds
    • Unopened dog and cat food
    • Cat litter
  • Gently-used shoes
  • Tools
  • Toys in good, usable condition


If you would like to volunteer at this event, we can use your help. Sign up to volunteer online.



Black & Veatch
11401 Lamar Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66211

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Canceled Spring 2020