There's a better way to personalize your website experience. With myConnection, the profile you create allows you to set up a unique starting point for the tasks and transactions that you want to complete in your time on this website. Use myConnection to gather the information that you most care about from across this website into one central location, giving you greater control over how you connect with your community.
Definition of Household Hazardous Waste
Unwanted household products labels as flammable, toxic, corrosive or reactive are household hazardous wastes (HHW). All hazardous products must include a signal word - danger, warning or caution - on the label.
What's the Problem
When HHW ends up in household trash or is poured down sinks or storm drains, it not only endangers or health and safety, but it also poses risks for our communities, wildlife and the environment. In order to protect our health and environment, we must know how to properly use, store and dispose of HHW. Though usually safe when used according to label directions, these products can become dangerous when people are unaware, or forget, that they are handling hazardous products.
Hazardous products can cause:
Safely Dispose of HHW
The City of Blue Springs is a member community of the MARC Regional HHW Collection Program and pays a per capita rate per year for residents to safely dispose of HHW. Residents can use the permanent facility in Kansas City or Lee's Summit, and attend the Blue Springs event at no charge.
No charge for residents of Blue Springs
City of Kansas City HHW Facility
Kansas City, MO 64120
Ph: 816-513-8400 website