Coffey County HHW will accept HHW from households, free of charge. Businesses are excluded.
The materials to be received at the facility will primarily consist of the following but are not limited to:
Ant and Roach Killers
Rat and Mouse Poison
Enamel and Oil Based Paints
Stains and Finishes
Used Motor Oil
Waxes and Polishes
Abrasive Cleaners or Powder
Floor and Furniture Cleaners
Rug and Upholstery Cleaner
Materials NOT Accepted:
Compressed Gas Cylinders
Infectious and Radioactive Waste
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.