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Trash pickup delayed, City offices closed July 4

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, some residents will experience a one-day trash and recycling collection delay, and City offices and the 3-1-1 Action Center will be closed on Wednesday, July 4. In addition, the City’s recycling centers, Chouteau leaf and brush drop-off center and household hazardous waste swap shop will also be closed.

Residents who usually have Wednesday trash collection will receive this service on Thursday, July 5. Residents who usually have Thursday trash collection will receive it on Friday, July 6, and residents who usually have Friday collection will receive it Saturday, July 7. Residents who usually have trash collection on Monday or Tuesday will not be affected.

The week after the holiday, July 5-10, is a “no tag” period for trash collection in the City. During this time, residents may set out more than two bags of trash without tags.

For more information about solid waste collection services, visit or call the 3-1-1 Action Center at 311 or 816-513-1313.

Media inquiries about trash and recycling should be directed to Dennis Gagnon, City Communications Office, at 816-513-2659.


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