Residential Trash Service is provided by WCA (formerly Town & Country) PO Box 10 Harrisonville MO (816) 380-5595QUESTIONS If you have any questions on your trash, yard waste, or recycling pick up please call WCA at 816-380-5595.
Residential Trash ServicePICK UP OF HOUSEHOLD WASTE All household trash is to be placed in the provided green Town & Country trash container with the lid or in a tied approved trash bag (not exceeding 65lbs in weight) to prevent trash from blowing as described in Article 1 sec. 15-104. Household trash not suitable to be put in a container must be neatly bundled and placed next to trash container. Each household is limited to 96 gallons of garbage pickup each week. This amounts to a filled 65 gallon trash container and one garbage bag, or a 96 gallon container. For those who have more than 96 gallons of garbage, stickers or "bag tags" can be purchased at City Hall for $1.25 each for each additional 35-gallon garbage bag set out for collection. PICK UP DAY Trash, Yard Waste and Recycling will be collected weekly. Click for map of Roeland Park divided into collection days. PICK UP TIME Trash must be at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on your scheduled pick up day for collection. (City Code - Items are not to be placed out at the curb sooner than 12 hours prior to the day of collection as described in (Article 1 sec.15-106-d). All containers must be returned to storage by midnight the same day of collection as described in (Article 1, Section 15-104). Residents physically unable to bring trash to curb may call City Hall and make special arrangements for collection of trash and recycling.
YARD WASTE PICK UPYard waste is to be placed in approved paper yard waste recycling bag or plastic drum with a yard waste sticker attached. Yard waste should also be placed on the opposite side of the driveway from the garbage container along with the recycling containers. Brush and branches must be securely bundled. Limb debris must be cut into 4 feet in length and the bundled cannot be more than 18" in diameter. Individual limbs may not be larger than 2" in diameter. Please tie your bundles with twine or string. Bundles may not exceed 50 lbs. in weight. Small twigs can be put directly in your Yard bags. Yard waste materials are: Grass clippings, Weeds, and Leaves. Yard waste is to be put on the opposite side of your driveway as your trash container on your collection day. Yard Waste bags may not exceed 50 lbs. in weight. Yard Waste Stickers are available at City Hall. Yard waste in plastic garbage bags will not be picked up.
BULKY ITEM COLLECTIONOne bulky item per week can be put out with your household trash for collection (excluding appliances). Residents that have more than one bulk item per week can make collection arrangements with Town and Country Disposal (now WCA) prior to collection day. Additional cost may apply, payment is due upon collection. Items considered bulk items: Large furniture, Mattress, Box Springs, Carpet /Padding (One room or less carpet must be cut in to 4 foot lengths and rolled up).
APPLIANCE COLLECTIONAppliances will be collected at the price of $15 per item. Arrangements must be made with Town and Country Disposal for collection. Payment is due upon collection. Appliances are Washer, Dryer, Stove, Hot Water Heater, Furnace and Dishwasher. Microwave and TV excluded and will be collected with household trash. Town and Country no longer accepts appliances containing Freon (Refrigerators and AC Units.)
RecyclingJOCO Recycles website CURBSIDE RECYCLING
Town and Country Disposal (WCA) will provide a recycling bin free of charge. Please contact them at 816-380-5595 with your address and a bin will be delivered. Larger 60 gallon recycle bins now available! Glass is not accepted by WCA however there is a Ripple Glass recycling container at the Lowe's parking lot in Bella Roe Plaza. Boxes are recyclable and should be broken down flat and put with your recycling. Don't know what to do with your old trash container? -- Use it as a recycling bin. Come to City Hall for a Recycle Sticker to place on your old bin and use it for all those recycled items!
Recycle CFL: There are several options for safely disposing of used Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFL's). Home Depot has announced that they will begin accepting used CFL's at the return desk of all Home Depot stores. Alternatively residents can contact Johnson County Hazardous waste to make an appointment to drop off their used CFL's. Their number is 913-715-6900.
Johnson County's Hazardous Waste department will accept electronic waste on the second Saturday of each month through the end of October by appointment only from 8:00 am - 11:30 am.To make an appointment call 913-715-6900.
Recycle Spot Check here to find out where you can drop off various materials for recycling.
Bridging The Gap For a complete list of what can/can't be recycled, visit Bridging the Gap, a non-profit group who operates the center. Volunteer and paid staff are available at the center to answer any questions or to help you with your recycling. To volunteer at the center, call 816/561-1090.