Recycling News and Events in the Kansas City Region

3/31/2015 | 2015 Works! Conference

WORKS! Conference and Exhibition provides a unique opportunity for peer networking and education opportunities. This is an opportunity to exchange ideas with others from Kansas, across the country, talk to decision-makers and learn of new recycling opportunities. Dates: March 31 – April 2, 2015. Location: Wichita – Marriot Hotel. More information available at www.kskor.org/.

4/04/2015 | Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection Event - Independence

The first mobile collection event for household hazardous waste will be held on April 4 in Independence. The event takes place on the corner of Walnut and Liberty streets near the Independence Square from 9 am to 1 pm. The event is open to members of participating communities. The schedule for remaining events can be found here.

4/11/2015 | Recycle FEST - Lee's Summit

Recycle FEST will be held on April 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at the City Hall parking lot (220 SE Green Street). Clean out those cabinets or garages and recycle items such as license plates, wine corks, prescription pill bottles, crayons and more! See the full list of items accepted on the city’s website.

4/18/2015 | Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection Event - Blue Springs

A mobile collection event for household hazardous waste will be held on April 18 in Blue Springs. The event takes place from 8 a.m. to noon at Pink Hill Park located off of Highway 7. The event is open to members of participating communities. The schedule for remaining events can be found here.

4/18/2015 | Recycling Event - Shawnee and Merriam

The City of Shawnee is once again partnering with the City of Merriam to bring you a fantastic recycling opportunity just in time for spring cleaning! The event will be held on April 18, 2015 in the Splash Cove Parking lot (58th and King). The event will include electronics recycling, document shredding, a bike collection and a latex paint collection event. More information is available on the Shawnee website.

4/25/2015 | Northland Recycling Extravaganza

The 2015 Northland Recycling Extravaganza will be held on April 25 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at 6305 NW Riverpark Drive (off Highway 9 between Riverside and Parkville). Some of the items to be collected this year include: oil and anti-freeze, car and NiCad batteries, automobile tires (4 tire limit/no rims), scrap metal, tennis balls, and bikes. See the full list of accepted materials on the Northland Recycling Extravaganza Facebook page.

5/02/2015 | Recycling Event - Overland Park

Make plans to recycle just about anything you can on Saturday, May 2, the Overland Park Spring 2015 Spring Recycling Extravaganza. The event offers an opportunity to recycle more materials than ever before including fluorescent bulgs, garden tools and gently used shoes. Check out the full list of items accepted on the city's website.

The event will be held in the Black & Veatch parking lot located at 11401 Lamar Ave. - Overland Park. Hours: 8 am to 2 pm.