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Electronics and Carpet Recycling

The City's Resource Recovery Park now accepts carpet and electronics 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

City Exploring More Options to Fund Solid Waste Programs and Services in the Future

On Feb. 2, the City’s Environment and Natural Resources Committee (ENR) directed City staff to seek additional concepts on how to deal with solid waste programs and services after the pending closure of the City’s landfill in late 2017 or 2018.

City Looks to the Future of Solid Waste Services

With the Lee’s Summit Municipal landfill expected to close in 2018 due to it reaching its permitted capacity, the City of Lee’s Summit is taking steps to preserve recycling programs and other solid waste services by pursuing a contract based on a privatization proposal.

By doing so, the City will be in a position to continue providing its locally and regionally recognized environmental programs and solid waste services. Currently, the revenue generated from trash disposal fees at the City’s Resource Recovery Park (RRP) subsidizes the City’s environmental programs at an approximate $900,000 annual cost. Among those City programs are yard waste, household hazardous waste, and recycling, such as white goods (appliances), electronics, carpet, and more.


Saturday, April 11, 2015; 9 a.m. - Noon, City Hall parking lot, 220 SE Green Street.  An event offered by the City of Lee's Summit twice a year.  Residents can bring specific unusual items to recycle at the event.

Chris Bussen Receives Special Recognition Award for Public Employee

Chris Bussen, solid waste superintendent in the Solid Waste Division of the Lee’s Summit Public Works Department, is the recipient of the 2014 Mid-America Regional Council – Solid Waste Management District (MARC-SWMD) Special Recognition Award for Public Employee.

Nonprofit Saves Mattresses, Recycles Parts

Mattress recycling comes to the Lee's Summit Resource Recovery Park via a partnership with Avenue of Life, a Kansas City non-profit organization.

Attention Scout Leaders!

Did you know? The City of Lee's Summit offers tours and activities to help Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts complete steps, electives, and achievements for Journeys and badges.