Recycling News and Events in the Kansas City Region

1/27/2021 | Tu B'Shevat - New Year of The Trees

Join the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City for a community-wide, virtual, Evening of Eco-Judaism for all ages. Learn practical ways you can help improve your world even while sheltering at home! Events include creating a Knaidl of clay, compost and native seeds, learning about food waste and gleaning, and climate action. More information and registration on the organization’s website. All events are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required. Donations are appreciated.

5/08/2021 | Electronics Recycling Event - Leawood

The Washington Prime Group is hosting an electronics recycling event on Saturday, May 8 (2021) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until the truck is full. The event will be held at Town Center Plaza (5000 West 119th Street, Leawood, KS, 66209). MRC will collect essentially anything with a cord or battery (working or not) during the event. This is a great opportunity to get rid of appliances, printers, cell phones, or other electronic items for free. There are fees for CRT based items (such as CRT TVs and CRT Monitors) and devices containing Freon (such as air conditioners, refrigerators, and dehumidifiers):
  - CRT TVs 26" and smaller: $30.00 each.
  - CRT TVs 27" and larger: $50.00 each.
  - Console/DLP/Rear Projection TVs: $50.00 each.
  - LED/LCD/Plasma TVs: $20.00 each.
  - CRT monitors: $5.00 each.
  - Any Freon containing appliance: $10.00 each.
(Fees may change for 2021 events). Lawn and garden equipment must have oil and gas removed. For more information, please visit the MRC website.

9/11/2021 | Electronics Recycling Event - Lake Lotawana

Lake Lotawana Community United Methodist Church is hosting an electronics recycling event at the church (28901 Northeast Colbern Road, Lake Lotawana, MO 64086) on Saturday, September 11 from 9 a.m. to noon or until the truck is full. MRC will collect essentially anything with a cord or battery (working or not) during the event. This is a great opportunity to get rid of appliances, printers, cell phones, or other electronic items for free. There are fees for CRT based items (such as CRT TVs and CRT Monitors) and devices containing Freon (such as air conditioners, refrigerators, and dehumidifiers):
  - CRT TVs 26" and smaller: $30.00 each.
  - CRT TVs 27" and larger: $50.00 each.
  - Console/DLP/Rear Projection TVs: $50.00 each.
  - LED/LCD/Plasma TVs: $20.00 each.
  - CRT monitors: $5.00 each.
  - Any Freon containing appliance: $10.00 each.
(Prices may change as the event nears).
Lawn and garden equipment must have oil and gas removed. More information is available LLCUMC website.