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Posted on: August 21, 2018

What You Need to Know About Recycling in the KC Metro Area


"What we put in our recycling bins ends up in one of a small handful of facilities in the Kansas City area. Now, a big change in what China will import is hitting recycling around the world and in Kansas City. 

A full truck backed into the WCA Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Harrisonville, Missouri, to dump what it picked up from one residential route. They said they are the second largest MRF in the area and take in thousands of tons per month including from Kansas City, Missouri. “We sort it, we clean it up, we process it,” said Tom Coffman with WCA. But a lot of that never gets recycled. 

Click on this link to see the article and videos at Channel 41 KSHB News

See more information on recycling here: Recycling 101 from Johnson County Solid Wast Management Committee

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