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KCMO holding "Hard to Recycle" trash drop-off event this weekend

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Posted at 1:38 PM, May 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-16 14:38:35-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Household trash can be difficult to get rid of. What do you do with a musty mattress? Hazardous waste? That old hand-me-down TV you’ve had since college?

This weekend, Kansas City, Missouri, is offering its residents a way to dispose of these odd items.

Saturday, May 18, KCMO is holding a “Hard to Recycle Collection Event” from 8 a.m. to noon at 1320 E Truman Rd.

That’s across the street from Manual Tech High School.

The city advised some trash will cost money to drop off, and the event is cash-only.

KCMO is accepting a myriad of items at this event, including:

  • Waste Tires
  • Bulky Items
  • Leaf and Brush
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Recyclable Glass
  • Paper Documents that need shredded
  • Electronics/Freon, including CRT monitors ($5), CRT TVs 26″ or less ($30), CRT TVs 27″ or more ($50), wood console and true big screen/projection TVs ($50), LED/LCD/plasma TVs ($20), and any freon-containing unit ($10)