News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 21, 2013
Trash pickup suspended Friday, will resume Saturday
Due to the winter storm, the City of Kansas City, Mo., has suspended curbside trash and recycling collection for tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 22. Crews will resume collection on Saturday, Feb. 23. The City’s trash and recycling collection was already delayed one day this week due to the Presidents Day holiday, and today’s winter storm has further delayed it.
Please observe the following delayed trash pickup schedule:
Residents who were scheduled for Thursday trash and recycling collection on the modified Presidents Day schedule (regular Wednesday pickup) and did not receive pick up today are advised to save their trash and recycling for next week. They will be allowed to place four bags of trash curbside on Wednesday, Feb. 27.
Residents who regularly have Thursday collection will receive this service on Saturday, Feb. 23.Residents who regularly have Friday collection will receive this service Sunday, Feb. 24.
Please note that the City’s bulky item, illegal dumping and dead animal collections have also been suspended for the remainder of the week. This will allow crews normally assigned to these services to assist with snow removal.
The City appreciates residents’ patience with these delays in solid waste services.
For more information about solid waste collection services, visit http://www.kcmo.org/trash or call the 311 Call Center at 311 or 816-513-1313. For more information on snow, please visit www.kcmo.org/snow.
Media inquiries about trash and recycling should be directed to Sean Demory, public information officer for the Public Works Department, at816-935-7487.