Trash and Recycling

General Information

Pickup for normal household trash and recyclables is provided by the City of Mission Hills and paid for by your tax dollars. Collection starts at 7:00 a.m. Service is provided by Deffenbaugh Disposal (913-631-3300). Please keep all containers out of sight except on your scheduled pick-up day.

Household hazardous materials must be taken to the disposal site. Call the Johnson County Department of Health and Environmental at 913-715-6907 to schedule an appointment.

Holiday Schedule

Trash and recyclables are picked up once a week. Pickups scheduled on a holiday or following a holiday will be delayed one day. Deffenbaugh observes the following holidays:
  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
See more information on the new regulations.

See more information on what can be recycled.

Check the map to find out when your trash and recycling will be picked up.

The City provides a heavy trash pickup each spring and fall.

To find the location of recycling centers around the Kansas City area, visit or