City Accepting Appointments for Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off

The City of Kirksville is currently accepting appointments for Household Hazardous Waste drop off, which will happen this Saturday, May 18, during the hours of 9:00 am and 12:00 pm, at the Public Works Complex located at 2001 N. Osteopathy Street. The appointments are only available for citizens of Kirksville. Citizens must call Public Works at 660.627.1291 to schedule an appointment. 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.