Ruskin Heights will have the Kansas City Recycle program on every week on Friday.
Trash is two 40 pound bags only without stickers. Stickers may be purchased from Price Chopper at $1.00 each Each bag shall
contain no more than 40 pounds of material. Recycle goods can be placed in the bin or in other containers like the bin. Use
of paper bags for newspapers is also valid. Trash cans are no longer allowed by the city. For those that reycle currently
with the K-Mart recycle location, you may still take goods there that are recyclable. One major item is glass bottles (clear,
brown and green.) Curb service will not pick up glass.
1. Bags/bundles curbside by 7 a.m. on Saurday
2. No more than 15 bags/bundles per household
3. Bags and
bundles must not weigh more than 40 pounds each
4. Use paper lawn debris bags only, no plastic bags
5. Use only masking
tape to seal bags
6. Include no grass, no trash
7. All branches must be bundled and not more than 3 inches in diameter
and not more than 4 feet long
8. Bundles of branches must not be more than 2 feet in diameter and not more than 4 feet
9. Use twine or jute rope only to tie bundles, not wire or plastic tape
10. If wet weather is forecast, cover
bags with clear plastic to prevent breakage.
Brochure for Recycle First in KCMO
View the brochure on how to recycle Acrobat PDF file
In a change from previous collections,
department officials are asking residents to call the Department of Environmental Management’s citizen service line
no later than 5 p.m. the following Friday if bags/bundles are not picked up by the end of their collection week. Residents
may visit the department’s Web page (www.kcmo.org/environ) or all the citizen service line for more information about
the collection of leaves and brush, and for more information about the Leaves and Brush Drop-Off sites. The drop-off sites
will begin their Saturday hours of operation (8 a.m. until 6 p.m.) March 19. The sites are at 4707 Deramus Ave., and Interstate
470 and Raytown Road.
Also call 311 for scheduling Bulky Pick-up on the second Friday of the month. Bulky will not be picked up. No boxex or
bags. No brush or limbs, or construction materials. You will recieve a confimation number and they will ask WHAT items
you have to collect. The items should not be placed before the preceding Thursday of the pick-up. Tickets may
be issued by codes if you place items too early. For major trash or construction a dumpster can be rented to remove