Hazardous Waste Department

Lyon Co. Hazardous Waste Department 3000 W. South Ave. (East of the Transfer Station), 340-6365, Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

These materials are accepted:

Automotive Products• Antifreeze, Batteries, Brake Fluids, Transmission Fluids, Waste Oil (no fee)

Business Wastes• Call office for information

Electronics/Computers• TV’s $10 fee. Call office for information

Garden and Pest Control Products• Arsenicals (contain lead arsenic), Botanicals (made of plants). Carbonates, Chlorinated Hydrocarbons, Fungicides, Herbicides, Pesticides/Household Insecticides, Organo-Phosphates, Rat and Mice Poisons, Roach and Ant Killers, including in all Aerosol Cans.

Household Products• Abrasive Cleaners or Powders, Ammonia Based Cleaners, Batteries, Bleach Cleaners, Disinfectants, Drain Cleaners, Floor & Furniture Cleaners, Florescent Light Bulbs, Mothballs, Oven Cleaners, Photographic Chemicals, Pool Chemicals, Rug & Upholstery Cleaners, Toilet Cleaners, including all in Aerosol Cans.

Paint and Finishing Products• Enamel or Oil Based Paints, Furniture Strippers, Latex Paints, Rust Paints, Stains/Finishes, Thinners & Turpentine, Wood Preservatives, including all in Aerosol Cans.

What Not To Bring- Unknown Materials (no labels); Ammunition, Asbestos; Medical Waste. PCB’s; Radioactive Waste.

Before bringing products to collection site…

  • Check Containers- Make sure lids are tight.
  • Make sure products are labeled. NO UNKNOWNS!
  • Wrap leaking or dirty individual containers in a clear plastic bag and pack each item in a lager container with absorbent material, such as “kitty litter” to soak up leaks.
  • Transport the materials in your vehicle.

Each participant will be limited to 80 pounds or 5 gallons of liquid waste per residential household visit unless prior arrangements have been made.

Chase Co. Satellite Facility

202 Walnut, Cottonwood Falls  620-273-8464

Open the 1st & 3rd Thursdays 9 a.m.—3 p.m.

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