FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2019
The City of Kansas City, Missouri, and several community partners, want to make it easier to dispose of those hard-to-recycle items that take up way too much space around the house. So they’re hosting a collection event on Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to noon across the street from the Manual Technical Career Center.
This event is only for KCMO residents and offers the opportunity to responsibly dispose of common household items such as electronics, yard waste and paint. Household trash will not be accepted. An ID will be required.
- Waste tires
- Bulky items *
- Leaf and brush
- Hazardous waste
- Recyclable glass
- Paper documents that need shredded
The following electronics and freon items will be accepted with a fee. Payments are cash only.
- CRT monitors ($5)
- CRT TVs 26” or less ($30)
- CRT TVs 27” or more ($50)
- Wood console and true big screen/projection TVs ($50)
- LED/LCD/plasma TVs ($20)
- Any Freon-containing unit ($10)
* Bulky includes:
- Refrigerators, freezers and air conditioning units
- Metal appliances like stoves, dishwashers, washing machines, dryers, water heaters and furnaces
- Furniture such as couches, tables, chairs, TV’s, beds, mattresses and metal furniture
- Other items such as bathroom fixtures, cabinets, rugs, garage doors, lawn mowers, railroad ties, disassembled swing sets and metal fencing
- Storm windows and glass panes. To help prevent injury, place a large “X” of masking tape across glass panes to prevent shattering and stack them separately from other bulky items.
- Carpet if it is rolled up and either over four feet long or over 40 lbs. (if it is cut into small squares it can be put out as trash).
For more information, contact Special Projects Coordinator Robert Woods at 816-513-8442. Media can contact Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department Communications/Community Liaison John Baccala at 816-513-3202.