Recycling Extravaganza

Rid your home of old items at the Recycling Extravaganza. There is no residency requirement to attend this event.

The following items will be accepted. The links included in the list below will direct you to the community partners who help with reuse and disposal of items at the event.

Disposal + Recycling
  • Medications
  • Electronics and small appliances (less than 10 pounds). $20 per TV. Cash or cards accepted.
  • Tires (up to eight tires per visitor)
  • Shredding ($5 suggested donation per box.)
Reuse + Donate

All reuse items must be in good or salable condition when donated.

  • Clothing
  • Building materials – Usable project leftovers or remodel removals
  • Toys
  • Furniture – Usable furnishings in good condition
  • Eyeglasses – Prescription, readers, or sunglasses
  • Musical instruments – No pianos, organs, or drums
  • Shoes
  • Fabric (unused): yardage, remnants, precuts, partially completed quilt tops; notions: thread, needles, pins, scissors, cutters, mats, rulers; knitting & crochet: yarn, needles, hooks
  • Bikes
  • Pet Supplies (for cats, dogs, birds, rabbits and guinea pigs) – beds, food and water bowls, harnesses, leashes, collars, brushes, carriers, kennels, surgery cones, playpens, towels, blankets, cat litter, food/treats (can be opened, but must be in original packaging). Items cannot be heavily soiled/strong odors. No used litter boxes.
  • Solar eclipse glasses – Gently used, undamaged solar eclipse glasses can be repurposed to allow children in parts of the world with limited access to these resources the opportunity to view future eclipse events.

Friends of Johnson County Library will collect gently used books, cookbooks, textbooks, complete puzzles, CDs and DVDs.


Gayle Bergman
Sustainability Programs Coordinator
[email protected]

Date + Time

Saturday, October 12, 2024
9 a.m.-2 p.m.


Black & Veatch
11401 Lamar
Overland Park, KS 66211
Enter at the main entrance off of 115th St.