Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility
The HHW Facility is a place where Sedgwick County residents can safely dispose of old chemicals and household hazardous waste free of charge. The HHW accepts old chemicals including paint, aerosols, batteries, used oil, gasoline, antifreeze, and garden chemicals to prevent them from getting into the waste stream and polluting the environment. For more information, call the Sedgwick County Household Hazardous Waste Facility at (316) 660-7458.
Video Guide to Trash and Recycling in Sedgwick County
Trash and recycling options vary from place to place. If you're new to Sedgwick County and want to order trash service, or if you're a seasoned resident who would like to know more about your recycling options, watch this video about trash and recycling in Sedgwick County.
Ozone Reduction Tips
Follow these tips to help reduce ozone.
- Drive less. Instead, use mass transit, carpool, bike or walk.
- Tune up your vehicle and properly inflate your tires.
- Refuel after 6 p.m. and don't top off your gas tank. Stop at the click.
- Mow your lawn after 6 p.m. and use a no-spill gas can.
- Better yet, use an electric or push mower.
- Avoid lighter fluid when barbecuing.
- Become more energy efficient. Use compact fluorescent light bulbs and turn the air conditioner up a few degrees.
Get tips to reduce ozone in Sedgwick County - printable flier.
Groundwater Flooding Meeting
Click here to review a 2018 meeting where several subject matter experts spoke about groundwater and possible solutions to basement flooding due to record rainfall in Sedgwick County that year. The purpose of the meeting was to help citizens understand groundwater, discuss possible solutions, and answer questions.