Recycling Guide by Item Type

Recycling saves resources, prevents pollution, supports public health, and creates jobs. It saves money, avoids landfills, and best of all, it’s easy!  Almost everything we see around us can be recycled. Below is your guide to recycling almost everything in your home or office.  Don't see what you were hoping to recycle - click here to be taken to ReycleSpot.   To see this guide as a brochure, click here.
Aluminum Cans
Appliances
  • Trading Post Appliances, 1305 SW 40 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-228-1696
  • Appliance Parts Central, 10110 E. 24 Hwy., Independence, 816-833-7868
  • Summit Waste Systems RRP, 2101 SE Hamblen, Lee's Summit, 816-623-3066
  • Habitat ReStore, 1219 NW 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-886-7374 (must be reusable)
  • *Also accepted at some Metal Recycling facilities
Building Materials
  • Habitat ReStore, 1219 NW 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-886-7374
  • Pink Hill Acres, 3500 NW 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-229-6395
Cardboard, Paperboard & Brown Paper Bags
Clothing
  • Red Racks Thrift Store, 922 SW 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-874-8812
  • Goodwill, 926 SW 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-229-2782
  • Necessities Consignment, 704 SW Walnut, Blue Springs, 816-224-3213
Electronics Recycling
  • Office Depot, 450 NW 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-220-8151
  • Best Buy, 19110 E. 39th St., Independence, 816-795-9162
  • Independence Recycling Center, 875 Vista Ave., Independence, 816-325-7000
  • Independence Recycling Center, 13600 E. 35th St., Independence,  816-325-7000
Fire Extinguishers
  • The Red Force Fire & Security, 1030-G W. 23rd., Independence, 816-833-8822
Furniture
  • Red Racks Thrift Store, 922 SW 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-874-8812
  • Goodwill, 926 SW 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-229-2782
  • Necessities Consignment, 704 SW Walnut, Blue Springs, 816-224-3213
Glass jars & bottles
Household Hazardous Waste

Housewares
  • Red Racks Thrift Store, 922 SW 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-874-8812
  • Goodwill, 926 SW 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-229-2782
  • Necessities Consignment, 704 SW Walnut, Blue Springs, 816-224-3213
Lightbulbs
  • Home Depot, 905 NE Adams Dairy Pkwy., Blue Springs, 816-229-2902
  • Batteries Plus, 1455 NE Douglas St., Lee’s Summit, 816-554-7587
  • *Also accepted through the HHW program
Mattresses
  • Avenue of Life, 5117 E. 31st St., KCMO, 816-787-6101
  • Summit Waste Systems RRP, 2101 SE Hamblen, Lee's Summit, 816-623-3066
Metal, Steel, Tin Cans

 Metal Recycling
  • Blue Springs Scrap Metal, 499 S. 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-935-9235
  • City Scrap Metal, 1638 SE Decker, Lee’s Summit, 816-525-4322
  • Material Recovery & Transfer, LLC, 4020 Winchester, KCMO, 816-921-8286
  • Advantage Metals Recycling, 3005 Manchester, KCMO, 816-922-5100
  • Langley Recycling, 3557 Stadium Dr., KCMO, 816-924-8452
Motor & Engine Oils
  • *Accepted by most local auto parts sales & service providers
  • *Accepted through the HHW program
Paper, Newspapers and Magazines
Paper Shredding (Residential)
  • Office Depot, 450 NW 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-220-8151, *Call ahead for current shredding fees
Plastics: #1 (bottles), #2 (containers), #3-7 (containers)
Plastic Grocery Bags
  • Can be recycled at Hy-Vee, Price Chopper, Target, Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market & Wal-Mart Supercenter
Printer, Toner & Ink Cartridges
  • Cartridge World, 2630 SW 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-229-0800
  • Office Depot, 450 NW 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, 816-220-8151
Styrofoam Packing Peanuts
  • The UPS Store, 16657 E. 23rd., Independence, 816-461-3101
Tires
  • Summit Waste Systems RRP, 2101 SE Hamblen, Lee's Summit, 816-623-3066
  • *Accepted by most local tire sales & service providers
Yard Waste