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1290 S. Marietta St.
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
(816) 630-0755

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At the City's recycle drop-off site we will receive the following items Monday thru Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.:

• Corrugated cardboard, paperboard or chipboard, carrier stock (cardboard soft drink and beer boxes)
• Aluminum cans
• Glass
Excelsior Springs, MO Recycling Center, photo

• Steel and bi-metal cans, rinsed
• Newspaper, magazines, advertising inserts, phone books, junk mail, catalogs, and office paper.
• Plastics #1 and #2 with a neck
• Scrap metals such as appliances PLEASE NOTE: All CFC's must be removed from freezers and refrigerators before being recycled.

Things you cannot recycle at the drop-off site:

• Household hazardous waste - oil containers, automotive product bottles, paint containers and batteries
• Styrofoam
• Coated containers like juice boxes
• Dishwashers, electronics, toilets, furniture or microwaves

We do not accept household hazardous materials such as paint, batteries, oil or any other toxic chemical. These can be recycled at the Kansas City Collection Center located at 4707 Deramus by appointment only. Please call (816) 784-2080 for an appointment time. This is free to all residents of Excelsior Springs. Any other questions concerning household hazardous waste call (816) 701-8226 for more information. Questions on recycling in Missouri please contact (816) 474-8326 or visit the website.

2015 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule will be posted in April.

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What to do about electronics?

The solution is E-Cycle Missouri, a tiered voluntary program through the Department of Natural Resources. The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates that more than 2 million tons of computers and other electronics are disposed of each year. Currently only about 20 percent of these materials are being recycled. Please visit Dept. of Natural Resources website or call (573) 751-3176 or 1-800-361-4827.

What you can recycle:

• Computers - CPUs, monitors, keyboards and mice
• Printers
• TVs
• Handheld devices
• Cell Phones

You may also contact electronic retailers in your community to find out if they have a take-back program. Visit the manufacturer's website to find out if they participate in a take-back program.

The recycling drop-off site was construced with grant monies received from the Department of Natural Resources and Mid-America Regional Council Solid Waste Management District. With this grant the City constructed a new concerete site for parking and unloading of recyclables, the building itself and the fence, pictured above.