The City of Lawrence/Douglas County Household Hazardous Waste Facility accepts hazardous waste from Douglas County households throughout the year for free. The Household Hazardous Waste Facility operates on a by-appointment-only basis for Douglas County residents. Make an appointment here.
The facility also houses a Product Reuse Store, which allows Douglas County residents to pick up recycled products that are in good, usable condition on a by-appointment-only basis.
Prior to signing up for an appointment, customers must read and understand the Household Hazardous Waste Guidelines and Accepted/Not Accepted Materials listed here.
Materials accepted at the HHW Facility include unwanted paint (empty/dry paint cans can be disposed of in trash), pesticides, cleaners, old mercury thermometers, batteries and light bulbs (non-mercury light bulbs can be disposed of in trash).
Qualifying Douglas County businesses may use the City of Lawrence/Douglas County Household Hazardous Waste Facility for disposal on an appointment-only basis. There is a fee for this service based on the materials and disposal amounts. For more information or to schedule a business appointment call 785-832-3036.