The City of Independence does not provide residential trash pick-up. Please contact a private trash hauler to establish service.
There are six trash haulers licensed to operate in Independence. Some also provide residential recycling services in addition to trash pick-up. Contact each company for information, fees and schedules:
AAA Disposal Service: (816) 650-3180 aaadisposal.net
Allied/BFI: 254-1470 www.republicservices.com
Compost Connection: (816) 761-8300 compostconnection.com
Deffenbaugh Disposal Service: (913) 631-3300 deffenbaughinc.com
EnviroStar Waste Service: (816) 220-3227 envirostarwaste.com
Ted's Trash Service: (816) 252-1594 tedstrash.wordpress.com
Town & Country Disposal: (816) 380-5595 townandcountrydisposal.net
Recorded information about the Drop-Off Depot, Recycling Centers and household hazardous waste disposal.
Location: 875 Vista Avenue, 1 mile east of M-291 on Truman Road, turn north on Vista Avenue
Hours: Second Saturday of each month
March - November, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Independence residents only. Bring a valid driver's license or recent utility bill.
Residential only - no commercial vehicles or vehicles larger than a pickup truck allowed.
Cash or check only. No credit or debit cards accepted.
Cars - $11
Vehicles larger than a car - $16
Trailers over 8 ft. long - $26
Accepted Items - furniture, mattresses, carpet, sheetrock, windows, shingles, fencing, plumbing fixtures, etc.
No televisions, computer monitors, liquids, gas tanks, or sealed drums.
*Televisions and computer monitors can be taken to the city's recycling centers.
$11 per vehicle for limbs, firewood, bushes & stumps. No bagged leaves or grass.
Car - $2 Car (on rim) - $4
Truck - $5 Truck (on rim) - $11
Farm/Tractor - $16
$15 - Refrigerators, freezers, stoves, dishwashers, hot water heaters, washers, dryers, etc.
No Charge - must have all fluids drained
No Charge - auto, boat, lawnmower, motorcycle
There are no landfills in Independence.
Courtney Ridge Recycling & Disposal Facility
2001 N. Highway 291
Sugar Creek, MO
Phone: (816) 257-7999
Lee's Summit Resource Recovery Park
2101 SE Hamblen Road
Lee's Summit, MO
Phone: (816) 969-1805
Household Hazardous Waste
Paint, cleaners, drain openers, pool chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers, antifreeze, gasoline, etc.
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