Recycling in Kansas City :
People e-mail me all the time asking how, where, and when they can recycle in KC--because frankly, the whole process can be somewhat confusing. Here is the About.com Kansas City Guide with everything you need to know about how to Recycle in Kansas City.
Kansas City Recycles Program:
To get your Blue Bin, call Call 816.513.1313 for a complimentary coupon to get your FREE bin. Pick up your bin at select Price Choppers and Westlake Hardware's.
What's Recyclable in the Blue Bins:
- Aluminum and metal cans
- Plastic bottles with a neck (#1 & #2 symbols),
- Water and pop bottles, milk jugs and detergent bottles
- Paper products including office paper, junk mail, newspapers, phone books, catalogues and magazines.
Cardboard (thick corrugated and thin cereal box-type)
What's Not Recyclable in the Blue Bins:
- Plastic bags
- Motor oil bottles and automotive product bottles
- Egg cartons
- Paper towels, tissues or napkins, plates or cups
- Waxed containers, like milk cartons or juice boxes
- Gift wrap
- Shredded paper
- Plastic tubs
Kansas City Recycles Drop-off Program::
- Metro North Mall, 400 NW Barry Rd.(North parking lot)
- UMKC (4745 Forest)
- Bannister Mall (91st and Hill Crest) in the Wal-Mart Parking Lot
- Environmental Campus (4707 Deramus)
For all information visit the KCMO Recycle First Website
Kansas Recycling Programs:
Deffenbaugh also has a weekend recycling program at the Johnson County Landfill.
Location: I-435 & Holliday Drive, Shawnee, Kansas (open weekends only) Sat. & Sun. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Other Places to Recycle in Kansas:
Abitibi Recycling: (Open 24 hrs) 14125 W. 95th St., Overland Park
Community Living- Overland Park 6900 W. 80th St., Overland Park
Community Living-- 200 W. Santa Fe, Overland Park