Residential trash service is controlled by City Ordinance. Trash service for Smithville residents effective 1/1/2017 provided by WCA. The cost of trash service is $17.87 per month and is included in residential utility bills.
WCA will recognize 3 holidays annually: New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Trash pick up for a holiday week will be delayed one day (beginning with the date of the holiday).
Curbside recycling is included in the solid waste contract. Residents can "opt-out" of curbside recycling by calling WCA at 816-380-5595. Curbside recycling is picked up on your regular trash day. What can, and cannot, be recycled curbside? click here
To find an electronic recycling center near you, click here.
For more information visit recyclespot.org
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
Mid-America Regional Council has mobile events scheduled through out the metropolitan area. Smithville residents can dispose of their household hazardous waste at any of the drop-off locations.
Household Hazardous Waste can be dropped off at 4707 Deramus (just south of the Chouteau bridge) on Thursday and Friday from 9:00am to 6:00pm or on Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00 pm. No appointment is needed. The Kansas City hazardous waste facility can be contacted at (816) 513-8400 if you have questions.
For other household hazardous waste drop off sites visit the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) website.
Yard waste is included in the solid waste contract with WCA. Residents MUST "opt-in" to the curbside yard waste collection by contacting WCA at 816-380-5595. Yard waste is collected weekly from March 15th thru October 31st (5 paper/compostable bags per week) with limited collection from November 1st thru March 14th. (2017 yard waste information & calendar)
Smithville residents are also able to utilize the Missouri Organic yard waste drop off site at 11660 N. Main St. in Kansas City which opens March 15 for the 2017 season. For more information call 816-513-1313.