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Carpet Recycling

The City's Resource Recovery Park now accepts carpet for recycling.

Household Hazardous Waste

APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED!!  Up to 100 pounds of HHW are accepted per household, per appointment, per day.

Environmental Records Request

All environmental records requests should be directed to the Lee's Summit Fire Department via their Contact Us page.

Environmental Services

RecycleFEST Joins Forces with Puppets for the Planet to Keep Lee’s Summit “Bee”-utiful!

Recycle a variety of usual and unusual items and for the first time enjoy interactive fun with the StoneLion Puppet Theatre at RecycleFEST from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Lee’s Summit City Hall Plaza, 220 SE Green St. The entire family is invited to this FREE event to help celebrate the planet with StoneLion puppet shows featuring the brand new performance of the “Little Red Hen’s Garden” at 1 p.m., live music, Hip Hop dancing with LeoNightUS, juggling, art making and much more. The art and interactive fun will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Electronics Recycling Temporarily Suspended at the Resource Recovery Park

The Electronics Recycling Pilot Program at the Resource Recovery Park (RRP), 2101 SE Hamblen Road, has been temporarily suspended as of Aug. 11 pending availability of an outside vendor to pick-up and process the materials.

North Drop-off Recycling Center Temporarily Relocated on July 15

Due to the reconstruction of Lee’s Summit Road, the North Drop-off Recycling Center (NRC), located at 1951 NE Douglas St., will temporarily relocate to the northwest corner of Hagen and Leinweber on the east side of Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport.

The first two phases of the construction of Lee’s Summit Road will require the roadway to be closed at NE Colbern Road for approximately four months. The closure is estimated to begin in July 2015.

Important Information Regarding Trash Service Communication

The City of Lee’s Summit received numerous telephone calls and emails today regarding information received about trash services in our community:

  • There is no ordinance related to trash service on the July 23 City Council agenda. The City Council’s consideration of the proposed flow control ordinance may be set in the future. If and when a date is set for consideration of this proposed ordinance, the public will be notified.
  • The proposed flow control ordinance does NOT impact taxes.
  • The City does NOT set rates for residential and business trash services. The City DOES set rates for disposal of trash at its Resource Recovery Park or landfill.
  • The City Council has voted not to take final action on the proposed flow control ordinance or a contract for a transfer station until a week after the request for proposal (RFP) records become open to the public.

For FAQs regarding the proposed flow control ordinance, visit LSlandfill.net.

City Council Discussion of Flow Control Tentatively Set for an August Meeting

As the result of a July 6, 2015 vote of the members of the Environment and Natural Resources (E&NR) Committee, the Lee’s Summit City Council will consider a proposed ordinance providing flow control within the City. Flow control means all municipal waste material collected by commercial haulers in Lee’s Summit would have to be disposed of at the City’s Resource Recovery Park (RRP), also known as the landfill. The Lee’s Summit City Council’s consideration of flow control is tentatively set for an August 2015 meeting.

Environment & Natural Resources Committee to Discuss Flow Control on July 6

After a discussion on June 25 regarding the findings of the 2015 City of Lee’s Summit Future of Environmental Programs Survey recently compiled by ETC Institute, the City’s Environment and Natural Resources (E&NR) Committee is scheduled to discuss flow control at its next meeting on Monday, July 6 in the Council Chambers of City Hall. Flow control means all municipal waste material collected by commercial haulers in Lee’s Summit would have to be disposed of at the City’s Resource Recovery Park (RRP).

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