Kansas Orphan Hazardous Waste

Disposal Program


Ken Powell - Section Chief

Compliance & Enforcement, Waste Reduction & Assistance Section


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 Ken Powell at 785-296-1121 or by email at kpowell@kdheks.gov.

Drum containing hazardous waste

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