Kansas Orphan Hazardous Waste

Disposal Program

Dennis Degner, Ph.D., P.E. - Section Chief

Solid Waste Permits Section

Joe Cronin, P.E., Unit Chief, Solid Waste Processing & Planning Unit

Orphan hazardous wastes are potentially hazardous or unidentified wastes in containers that have been abandoned or illegally dumped at a site other than the generation point with no identifiable owner or responsible party.

If you locate orphan waste, call your local household hazardous waste program. Click here to find your local program.

For more information, or If you don't have a local HHW program, contact Jessica Willard at 785-296-1611 or by email at jwillard@kdheks.gov.

Drum containing hazardous waste