Dumpster Days starts Friday

Dumpster Days, an opportunity for Wyandotte County residents to recycle electronics waste for a small fee and dispose of unwanted bulky items for free, will be held Friday and Saturday mornings.

The event will be from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 21 and 22 at Wyandotte County Park, 126th and State Avenue, Bonner Springs.

Those participating in the event will need to show proof of Wyandotte County residence with a driver’s license, utility bill or other document displaying their name and address.

Residents may bring items including electronics recycling, mattresses, furniture, appliances, fixtures, refrigerators, televisions and cathode ray tube televisions and monitors.

There will be a $40 charge for CRT computer screens, $20 for LCD-flat screen TVs, and $40 for CRT TVs. Cash only, exact change, will be accepted.

Items that will not be accepted include household hazardous waste, yard waste, batteries, storm debris, food waste, glass, plastics and other recycling, tires and demolition material.

Household hazardous waste may be taken to the HHW Center at 2443 S. 88th St., Kansas City, Kansas, for free. HHW dates for this year have passed, and residents may view dates in 2023 at wycokck.org/waste.

Recycling or yard waste may be taken to the Recycling and Yard Waste Center at 3241 Park Drive, Kansas City, Kansas, for free. The center is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, except on holidays, through Nov. 20.

For more information, visit wycokck.org/dumpsterdays.