Coffey County HHW will accept HHW from households, free of charge. Businesses are excluded.

Accepted Materials

The materials to be received at the facility will primarily consist of the following but are not limited to:

Ant and Roach Killers
Arsenicals
Botanicals
Carbonates
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons
Dioxins
Fungicides
Herbicides
Insecticides
Organo-Phosphates
Rat and Mouse Poison
2,4,5-T

Paints:
Enamel and Oil Based Paints
Furniture Strippers
Rust Paints
Stains and Finishes
Wood Preservatives

Auto Products:
Antifreeze
Brake Fluids
Used Motor Oil
Waxes and Polishes

Household Products:
Abrasive Cleaners or Powder
Ammonia-Based Chemicals
Bleach Cleaners
Oven Cleaners
Disinfectants
Drain Cleaners
Floor and Furniture Cleaners
Mothballs
Photographic Chemicals
Pool Chemicals
Rug and Upholstery Cleaner
Toilet Cleaners

Other:
Batteries
Mercury
Used Oil

Materials NOT Accepted:
Asbestos
Ammunition
Compressed Gas Cylinders
Explosives
Infectious and Radioactive Waste
Kepone

We offer a re-use shelf here at Coffey County HHW. Every item on the shelf is FREE. We have everything from paint to laundry soap. Come by and check it out.

Did You Know?

  • The average home contains 3-10 gallons of material that can be dangerous to your health and the environment.
  • One gallon of oil can contaminate one million gallons of water.
  • An estimated 530,000 lbs of batteries require disposal daily.
  • The average household batteries accounted for 89% of the mercury in the municipal solid waste stream.
  • Americans own over 900 million battery operated devices.