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Drop-Off Recycling Centers
The City of Lee's Summit has two drop-off recycling centers available for residents of Lee's Summit and surrounding communities to utilize at no charge.
North Recycling Center
1951 NE Douglas Street
Tuesday & Thursday; 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday; 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Visit the Outdoor EcoClassroom page to see what
else is offered at the North Recycling Center!
(Funded in part by a grant from the Mid-America Regional Council -
Solid Waste Management District and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources)
NOTE: In July 2015, Lee's Summit Road, north of Colbern Road, will close for reconstruction. The North Recycling Center will be temporarily relocated to the east side of the Lee's Summit Municipal Airport at the intersection of Hagan and Leinweber roads until Lee's Summit Road reopens in October or November 2015. A detour map is available below.
South Recycling Center
Resource Recovery Park
2101 SE Hamblen Road
Hours: Monday - Saturday; 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Visit the Landfill and Mulch/Yard Waste/Compost
pages to see what else is offered at the
Resource Recovery Park!
*To keep our recycling costs low, please help us fill the
recycling bins completely before they are emptied.*
||MATERIALS NOT ACCEPTED
|*Glass - Bottles and Jars ONLY, RINSED
||NO: Plate or Panel Glass (i.e., windows, picture frame glass, mirrors, etc.)
|Cardboard & Paperboard - FLATTENED and CLEAN (no grease stains)
||NO: wax-coated containers (orange juice cartons, juice boxes, etc.)
|THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE COMMINGLED (MIXED) FOR RECYCLING:
|Aluminum - Cans ONLY, RINSED
||NO: Aluminum foil, aluminum pie pans, etc.
|Tin - Cans ONLY, RINSED
||NO: Scrap metal, popcorn tins, collector tins, etc.
|Plastic - Food-Grade ONLY,
Types 1-7*, RINSED
|NO: STYROFOAM, flower pots, wrappers, disposable products
|Office Paper - school papers, envelopes,
junk mail, shredded paper
|NO: Tissue paper, wrapping paper, blueprints, carbon paper
|Other Paper - newspaper, magazines, phone books, paperback books, paper bags, paper egg cartons
||NO: Disposable products
|GLASS RECYCLING LOCATIONS
(bottles and jars only)
|OTHER RECYCLING OPTIONS
- North & South Recycling Centers
Plus, look for the Ripple Glass
recycling bins at the following locations:
- Price Chopper (937 NE Woods Chapel Road)
- Price Chopper (251 SW Greenwich Drive)
- Gale Communities (435 SW Longview Blvd.)
- HyVee (310 SW Ward Road)
Visit RecycleSpot.org to search for
local facilities that recycle
materials not accepted at the
Lee's Summit Recycling Centers.
For more information, contact the Environmental Programs Manager or call 969-1800.