Household Hazardous Waste

The City of Olathe operates a year-round program for all Johnson County residents to safely dispose of  Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) at no charge.  Residents can also take advantage of our Product ReUse Program. No commercial waste is accepted.

HHW FacilityHHW Disposal Facility 
1420 S. Robinson Dr
Behind Olathe Public Works.  

HHW Product ReUse Facility 
1436 S. Robinson Dr.
Directly East of HHW Disposal Facility

Hours of Operation

For HHW Disposal:
24-hr. notice required.
Phone:  913-971-9311
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
1st, 3rd, & 4th Saturdays - 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

For the Product ReUse Program
Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
No appointment is necessary to shop at the Product ReUse Facility

Both facilities are closed on holidays. 

HHW Monthly Drop-Off Events:
2nd Saturday of each month, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
No appointment necessary.
E-Waste is not accepted.

The HHW Drop-Off event is a drive-thru system.

Provide the following before unloading:

  • Your photo ID
  • General Description of your HHW

Label  products not in their original containers.

City employees will unload the HHW from your vehicle.

Product ReUse Program

Johnson County residents take materials home FREE!

E-waste Recycling Program

Johnson County residents can recycle old household computers, televisions, and other small electronics.  

E-waste items are not accepted at the Monthly HHW Drop-Off Event. 

View information above to schedule an appointment.


Items accepted

  • Aerosol cans (paint, bug spray, cleaners)
  • Automotive fluids (antifreeze, oil, gasoline)
  • Automotive batteries (lead-acid) and Household batteries
  • Bathroom cleaners
  • Carpet cleaners
  • Cooking oil
  • Drain cleaners
  • Fertilizers
  • Floor cleaners/polish
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Fuels (diesel, gasoline, kerosene)
  • Latex paint
  • Mercury (thermometers, thermostats)
  • Motor oil
  • Oil-based paints
  • Paint thinners
  • Pesticides
  • Solvents
  • Stains/varnishes
  • Wood preservatives


Items not accepted

  • Business wastes of any kind
  • Empty containers  
  • Biological wastes
  • Explosives/ammunition
  • Medical wastes
  • Smoke detectors
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Tires  
  • Fire Extinguishers