Trash and Recycling
General InformationLastly, all carboard boxes must be broken down in order to be picked up with recycling.
Yard waste is picked up every Monday and must be placed in paper bags or a rigid container no larger than 35 gallons with no plastic bags. Tree trimmings and small limbs must be bundled with twine or another biodegradable tie and cannot be longer than 3 feet. There is no limit to the amount of yard waste that can be put at the curb side as long as it adheres to these requirements.
Household hazardous materials including paint, yard chemicals, cleaners, and much more must be taken to the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Household Hazardous Waste facility for disposal. Drop-offs are by appointment only and can be made through the Johnson County website or by calling 913-715-6907.
Holiday ScheduleTrash and recyclables are picked up once a week. Pickups scheduled on a holiday or following a holiday will be delayed one day. Waste Management only observes the following holidays:
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Check the map to find out when your trash and recycling will be picked up.
To find the location of recycling centers around the Kansas City area, visit www.recyclespot.org or www.bridgingthegap.org
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