Safe Options for Household Hazardous Waste in Excelsior Springs

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Excelsior Springs, MO – Residents of Excelsior Springs have year-round options for disposing of hazardous household waste (HHW) thanks to the City’s participation in the Regional Household Hazardous Waste Program.

This program, coordinated by the MARC Solid Waste Management District, offers several convenient ways to dispose of unwanted items like paint, lawn chemicals, car fluids, batteries, fluorescent bulbs, and cleaners. It’s important to note that business waste is not accepted.

Permanent Disposal Facilities

  • Kansas City Collection Center: Located at 4707 Deramus St., Kansas City, MO 64120. Open Thursdays and Fridays from 9 am to 6 pm and Saturdays from 9 am to 4 pm. No appointment necessary. Residents with more than 100 pounds of HHW should call 816-513-8400 beforehand. This service is free to Excelsior Springs residents.
  • Lee’s Summit Facility: Operated by KC Dumpster Company at 400 SW Recycle Blvd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063. Open Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 7:30 am to 4 pm. No appointment necessary. A fee of $2 per pound applies to residents of non-participating communities. Contact Lee’s Summit Facility at 816-287-2221 for more information.

Mobile Collection Events

In addition to the permanent facilities, mobile collection events are scheduled throughout the year. The next event will be held on Saturday, September 21st, 2024, from 8 am to noon at 1300 S. Marietta St., Excelsior Springs, MO. This event is a partnership between Excelsior Springs, Lawson, and Richmond.

What items can you bring to HHW mobile events?

Accepted:
Automotive products
Antifreeze
Batteries
CFL light bulbs
Fertilizers
Flammables
Fuels
Hazardous cleaners and liquids
Household cleaners
Lawn and garden products,
Paint
Pesticides
Photographic chemicals
Pool chemicals
Solvents and thinners
Used oil

NOT accepted:
Electronics
Explosives
Yard waste
Commercial waste
Pressurized gas cylinders
Controlled substances
Tires
Appliances

For a complete schedule of mobile collection events, residents can visit the MARC Solid Waste Management District website at https://recyclespot.org/ and click on the “Hazardous Waste” tab.

Additional Information

For questions about the program or other disposal options in Excelsior Springs, call Public Works at 816-701-8226 or visit https://cityofesmo.com/publicservices/index.php/recycling-center/.

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