Riley County was issued the first HHW permit in Kansas in 1990. We held our first one-day collection event on April 21, 1990, and opened the permanent collection facility on October 4, 1990.
Big Lakes Regional HHW Program
Riley County became the host county for a four county regional HHW collection program in 1992. The Big Lakes Regional Household Hazardous Waste Program has since grown to include the following eleven counties: