The Refuse and Recycling Division is responsible for management of trash collection and disposal for residences and some commercial customers. Residential services include weekly trash pick-up, curbside recycling, bulky item pick-up, yard-waste management and household hazardous waste. Contact Public Works at 816-858-4815 to schedule a bulky pick-up or to inquire about fees.
The City’s recycling drop-off location is at 108 Paxton, in front of the City garage. Accepted materials are #1 - #7 plastics (no Styrofoam or plastic bags), tin cans, aluminum cans, newspaper, magazines, cardboard, paperboard and glass food containers. This location is open to anyone, and is accessible 24 hours a day.
The City operates a green waste area, near the wastewater treatment facility, at the west end of Riverview Park. Materials accepted are leaves, grass clippings and brush, with areas marked for each material. Only paper bags are accepted. The green waste area is for City residents only and is not open to contractors. The area is open for the season from March 1 through November 30. Contact Public Works at 816-858-4815 or City Hall at 816-858-3046 to obtain an access card.
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