Saturday, December 20, 2014

Unified Government yard waste drop off site closed this winter

Courtesy of the Unified Government

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ---- The Unified Government's Yard Waste Drop Off Site located at 3241 Park Dr. in Kansas City, Kansas is closed for the winter for the time period of December 2014 through March 2015.

This is the former Recycling Center that was converted into a Yard Waste Drop Off Site in 2014.

From April through November annually, the Yard Waste Drop Off Site accepts only yard waste such as grass clippings, garden trimmings, leaves and branches.

Recyclable materials such as paper, plastic, glass, cardboard, and aluminum are not accepted at the Yard Waste Drop Off Site.

Other alternatives for disposing of yard waste include the following:

Yard Waste Drop Off at Deffenbaugh Landfill:
Wyandotte County residents can also take their residential yard waste to the Deffenbaugh landfill in Johnson County free of charge with proof of residency. Deffenbaugh's landfill is located at 17955 Holiday Drive in Shawnee, Kansas.  Residents with a load of grass clippings, garden trimmings, leaves or branches can load them up and dump them in a designated site at the landfill without paying a tipping fee. Deffenbaugh cannot accept stumps, logs larger than 12 inches in diameter or items more than four feet in length. Commercially generated material will not be accepted.

Yard Waste is Taken with Weekly Trash:
Residents in Kansas City, Kansas can also dispose of yard waste in their regular weekly trash pickup. Leaves and grass clippings must be bagged and not in excess of 50 pounds per bag.  Tree limbs must be tied in bundles not more than four feet long and not in excess of 50 pounds.