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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 $18.17 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

Recycle More/Recycle Better - Recycling Guidelines.

To find an electronic recycling center near you, click here.


For more information visit recyclespot.org


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 mid March thru the end of October (5 paper/compostable bags per week) with limited collection from early November thru mid March. (2018 Yard Waste 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 mid March 15 for the season. For more information call 816-513-1313.

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