The City of Independence is a member of the Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program. This service is coordinated by the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), and provides Independence residents year-round access to both Kansas City and Lee's Summit HHW facilities. Residents can also attend any of the mobile events in the metro area scheduled April through October. Please bring ID to show you are an Independence resident. For more information please visit recyclespot.org and click on the “HHW” tab or call (816) 701-8226. Business waste is not accepted.
2019 Mobile Collection Event Schedule:
|April 7||Independence||Independence Square/Walnut and Liberty Streets||9 am - 1 pm|
|April 27||Blue Springs||Pink Hill Park - 2715 NW Park Drive||8 am - Noon|
|May 11||Gladstone||Happy Rock Park - North Antioch at 76th St||8 am - Noon|
|June 1||Harrisonville||Streets Department - 1403 S Independence||8 am - Noon|
|June 15||Liberty||Liberty School Services - 801 Kent St||8 am - Noon|
|August 3||Grandview||City Maintenance Facility - 7000 E. 139th Street||8 am - Noon|
|August 17||Platte County/Weston/Platte City||Platte Ridge Park - 17130 MO Hwy 371 (North of Platte City)||8 am - Noon|
|Sept. 7||Raymore/Belton||Eagle Glen Intermediate School, 100 S. Foxridge Dr., Raymore||8 am - Noon|
|Sept. 21||Smithville||Smithville High School, 645 S Commercial||8 am - Noon|
|Oct. 5||Jackson County/Grain Valley||Jackson County Public Works - 34900 E Old US 40 Hwy
between Grain Valley and Oak Grove
|8 am - Noon|
|Oct. 26||Kearney||Mack Porter Park, 1001 N. MO Hwy 33||8 am - Noon|
|2019 HHW Participating Communities|
|Blue Springs||Lake Lotawana||Raymore|
|Excelsior Springs||Lake Waukomis||Smithville|
|Lake Winnebago||Sugar Creek|
|Grain Valley||Liberty||Unincorporated Clay County*|
|Greenwood||Lone Jack||Unincorporated Jackson County*|
|Harrisonville||North Kansas City||Unincorporated Platte County*|
|Kansas City, Mo.||Platte City|
Unincorporated county membership in the Regional HHW Collection Program allows residents of communities with populations less than 500 to access program services at no charge.
* In Clay County this includes residents of Mosby, Missouri City, Prathersville, Randolph, Birmingham, Holt, Oakview, Oakwood, Oakwood Park and Oaks.
* In Jackson County this includes residents of Levasy, River Bend, Sibley and Unity Village.
* In Platte County this includes residents of Tracy, Platte Woods, Farley, Northmoor, Houston Lake, Iatan, Ridgely, and Ferrelview.