City of Kirksville collects Household Hazardous Waste

The City of Kirksville announces it is currently accepting appointments for the collection of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) on Saturday, June 22, from 9 am to 11 am.

Collections take place the second and fourth Saturday of each month from April through October. The program is limited to household waste from citizens who live within the City limits and does not include disposal of any commercial hazardous waste.

Citizens must call the Public Works Complex 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. This facility is housed at the Public Works Complex, located at 2001 N. Osteopathy.

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, Batteries-nicad, Batteries-alkaline, Batteries-lead acid, Batteries-lithium, Batteries-button, Ballasts, Bulbs-fluorescent, Bulbs-shattershield, Bulbs-HID, Bulbs-U-Shaped, Bulbs-crushed/broken, Cleaners-water based, Cleaners-ammonia-based, Corrosives, Cylinder-fire extinguishers, Fertilizers, Oil-cooking, Oil-used filters, Oil-motor, gear, lube, Paint-latex, Paint-oil-based, Paint-lead based, Pesticides/Poison-Pesticides, Herbicides, Insecticides, Rodenticides, Miticides, and Fungicides.