Yard Waste Center to Begin Accepting Recycling Again

Beginning Thursday April 6, 2017, the Wyandotte County Yard Waste Center will once again begin accepting recyclable items, including glass.  Located at 3241 Park Drive, the hours of operation for the center will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, Saturdayand Sunday.   The center will be closed on holidays.

Clear, brown, and colored glass will be accepted at the center.  The glass does not have to be separated by color and will be placed in the same container.   In addition, other recyclables do not need to be separated and will be placed in one container.  Other recyclable items accepted include newspapers, magazines, mixed office paper, cardboard, paperboard, food & beverage cans and plastics.

Items that will not be accepted include:  plastic bags, plastic toys, motor oil or other auto product, herbicide or pesticide containers.   No Styrofoam materials such as peanuts, packaging blocks/sheets or cups, plastic cereal or cake box liner bags and six-pack holders.   Also, no plastic pipe, PVC pipe, or plastic building or sheet materials.

In addition, residents may continue to take grass clippings, garden trimmings, leaves and branches to the center.  The center cannot accept stumps and logs larger than 12 inches in diameter or items more than four feet in length.  Commercially generated yard waste material will not be accepted.

The center is only open for Wyandotte County residents and must provide valid proof of residency.

For more information about the Recycling & Yard Waste Center, during hours of operation you can call 913-371-2034.  During other hours please call 913-573-8318 or 913-573-5400.

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