Public Works

The Drop-Off Depot will be open for storm-related tree limbs and brush.

Proof of residency is required.

Residential only - NO contractors allowed.

No bagged leaves or grass. NO trash.

No fees charged June 23rd - July 2nd.  

8 am - 7 pm  Friday, June 23

8 am - 6 pm  Saturday & Sunday, June 24 & 25

8 am - 7 pm  Monday - Friday, June 26 - 30

8 am - 6 pm  Saturday & Sunday, July 1 & 2

 

Residential Trash Service is not provided by the City.

Please contact a private trash hauler for weekly trash pick-up.

Eight trash haulers are licensed to operate in Independence. Some also provide recycling services. Contact each company for information, fees and schedules:

AAA Disposal Service
(816) 650-3180
aaadisposal.net
EnviroStar Waste Service
(816) 220-3227
wcawaste.com
Ted's Trash Service
(816) 252-1594
tedstrash.com
Town & Country Disposal
(816) 380-5595
wcawaste.com
Waste Management (formerly Deffenbaugh)
(913) 631-3300
wm.com
Stewart Hauling, Inc
(816) 223-1920

Trash Line

(816) 325-7623

Call for recorded information about the Drop-Off Depot and household hazardous waste disposal.

The next Drop-Off Depot will be Saturday, July 8, 2017.

  • Location: 875 Vista Avenue, 1 mile east of M-291 on Truman Road, north on Vista Avenue
  • Hours: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month
  • 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 local check only. No credit cards, debit cards or coins accepted.
  • By MO state statute, loads must be tarped or secured.

Drop-Off Depot Fees

Trash

  • Cars - $11
  • Pickups, SUVs, vans, trailers less than 8 feet - $16
  • Trailers 8 feet or longer - $26

Accepted Items - furniture, mattresses & box springs, carpet, plumbing fixtures, Sheetrock, windows, shingles, fencing, landscape timbers, bricks, paving stones, etc.

No televisions, computer monitors, liquids, gas tanks, or sealed drums.

Brush

  • $11 per vehicle for limbs, firewood, bushes & stumps. No bagged leaves or grass.

Tires

  • Car - $2, Car tire on rim - $4
  • Truck - $5, Truck tire on rim - $11
  • Farm/Tractor tire - $16

Appliances

  • $15 each - Refrigerators, freezers, stoves, dishwashers, hot water heaters, washers, dryers, etc.

Lawnmowers

  • No Charge - must have all fluids drained

Batteries

  • No Charge - auto, boat, lawnmower, motorcycle

Landfills

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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