Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Drop Off

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September 10, 2018

 

For More Information Contact:

Glenn Balliew
Public Works Director
660.627.1291

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW) DROP OFF

 

(Kirksville, MO)  The City of Kirksville is currently accepting appointments for Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) drop off on Saturday, September 15, 2018, between the hours of 9:00 am and 12:00 pm, at the Public Works Complex located at 2001 N. Osteopathy Street. Appointments are available for citizens of both the City of Kirksville and Adair County. Citizens must call the Public Works Department at 660.627.1291 to schedule their appointments. Scheduled drop off appointments are required to ensure that qualified staff are available to assist citizens with disposal of eligible items. The program is limited to household waste, and does not include disposal of any commercial hazardous waste.  No products from commercial or farm operations will be accepted.

 

Household Hazardous Waste is a broad term that applies to any leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable, or reactive ingredients.  Items that will be accepted at the Kirksville collection site include: aerosols, antifreeze, nicad batteries, alkaline batteries, lead acid batteries, lithium batteries, button batteries, ballasts, fluorescent bulbs, shattershield bulbs, HID bulbs, u-shaped bulbs, crushed/broken bulbs, water-based cleaners, ammonia-based cleaners, corrosives, cylinder fire extinguishers, fertilizers, cooking oil, used oil filters, motor oil, gear, lube, oil-based paint, lead-based paint, pesticides/poison-pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides, miticides, and fungicides. Latex and water-based paints will no longer be accepted.

 

For more information, please contact the Public Works Department at 660.627.1291.

 

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