Delayed Trash and Recycling Collection

KCMO trash and recycling pickup times will be delayed this summer on the following dates.

  • Week of Memorial Day (May 29). Trash will be collected Friday, June 2nd.
  • Week of Independence Day (July 4). Trash will be collected Friday, July 7th (*Trash amnesty day).
  • Week of Labor Day (Sept. 4). Trash will be collected Friday, September 8th

*Trash amnesty day. Residents may place up to 15 bags at the curb. No hazardous waste, bulky items or leaf and brush will be collected.


City Leaf and Brush Drop-Off Site Information

  • Minimal fee drop off site (see price list)
  • Open Monday through Saturday
  • Free for KCMO residents on Saturday
  • Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. mid March through mid January
  • Site is closed seasonally- reopens March 11
  • Site is also closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24 for Thanksgiving; Dec. 24 – 26; and Dec. 31 – Jan. 1
  • Landscape mulch available in multiple colors (see price list)
  • Compost and topsoil available (see price list)
  • Leaves do not need to be sacked
  • Brush does not need to be bundled
  • Plastic bags and tree stumps are prohibited

The closest leaf and brush drop off site is approximately 15 minutes to the Northeast of Brittany Oaks near Cookingham and I-435.

For more information about solid waste collection services, visit kcmo.gov/neighborhoods/trash or contact the 311 Call Center at 311 or 816-513-1313.