Announcements

MISSOURI PESTICIDE COLLECTION EVENT – Bethany, March 24, 2018, 8am-12pm, Orscheln Farm and Home, 3810 Miller St., Bethany, Mo. Bethany is located within Region B while Region A and D are located within close proximity to Bethany.

Check area recycling programs for recycling Christmas lights.

Now Open – New Recycling Drop-Off Center located at Clinco Sheltered Industries – 1205 W Grand, Cameron, MO. Coming Soon – Grand Opening Celebration!!

NOTE – Collection Schedules should be finalized by March 14th. Updated information will be posted by March 15th.

NOTE – AREA RECYCLING PROGRAMS CAN NO LONGER ACCEPT PLASTIC BAGS FOR RECYCLING. THIS INCLUDES BREAD AND BUN BAGS AS WELL AS SHRINK AND STRETCH WRAP. CHECK LOCAL GROCERY STORES AND WALMART STORES FOR PLASTIC BAG RECYCLING. CHECK YOU TUBE VIDEOS FOR PROJECTS USING PLASTIC BAGS.

When recycling plastic bottles make sure they are empty and rinsed out. No motor oil containers. Make sure to rinse thoroughly containers with cleaning supplies and pool chemicals. The containers are baled for markets and any residue could be harmful to recycling employees.

RECYCLING EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE AVAILABLE. CALL DONNA UTTER AT 816-872-8553 OR EMAIL donnautter1@gmail.com. DONNA DELIVERS A HIGHLY RATED PROGRAM!!!

Buchanan County’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection is now open. Operating hours are 8-Noon on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays through October. The storage and collection container will provide a safe option for household chemicals. Latex paint will not be accepted. No commercial waste and no containers over 5 gallons. If you have questions call the district office at 816-393-5250.