Trash Removal

processed through Yard Waste Recycling at
the City of Richmond Compost, located at 9069 S Wellington Street, Richmond, MO
Residents should bring a shovel and container to self-load the materials. City Staff will be there with loader for filling truck beds.
Take as much as you want! Free to all residents.
Compost is open every
Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.



Ward 1 – Monday
Ward 2 – Tuesday
Ward 3 – Wednesday
Ward 4 – Thursday


Holiday Collection Schedule 2017

Heartland Waste provides services on all Holidays with the exception of the following:

Memorial Day – Monday, May 29, 2017

4th of July – Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Labor Day – Monday, September 4, 2017

Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 23, 2017

Christmas – Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year’s Day – Monday, January 1, 2018

If your pick up falls on or following one of these days, you will be picked up one day late.

Effective July 1, 2015 Heartland Waste will start curbside recycling collection for the City of Richmond.

Please contact City Hall for delivery of a container.recycle_logo

Click Here for Application for Recycling Program

Click Here for Application for Senior Citizen Solid Waste Discount

Acceptable and Non-Acceptable Recycling Materials

Metal Containers:
Steel and tin food and beverage cans. Aluminum cans. Please rinse.

We accept all plastics with the recycling symbol on them #1through #7, such as milk, juice, soda, and water bottles. As well as, mixed colored plastics: laundry detergent, fabric softener, bleach, shampoo and dish washing detergent bottles. Wal-Mart bags are accepted. Please rinse out and remove all caps and lids.

HDPE Bottles that cannot be accepted include:
* Oil Bottles, Miscellaneous automotive product bottles (gas treatment, brake fluids, hydraulic fluid, etc.)

Bundled with string or placed in a paper sack.

Cardboard & Chipboard Boxes:
Old cardboard containers and chip board boxes: cereal boxes and other food boxes. Please flatten. This also includes packing paper.

Mixed Office Paper:
White paper, envelopes, card stock, and computer paper.


This list can also be found at

Regional Household Hazarous Waste

The City of Richmond is a member of the Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program, a service coordinated by the MARC Solid Waste Management District.

Residents have year-round access to the safe disposal of unwanted products such as paint, lawn and garden chemicals, automotive fluids, batteries, florescent bulbs and housecleaners. Business waste is not accepted.

Residents can access the permanent facility in Kansas City and also can attend any of the mobile events scheduled April through October. Richmond is hosting an event on Saturday, September 17, 2016, from 8 a.m. to noon at the city hall parking lot.

For more information please visit and click on the “HHW” tab, or call 816-701-8226.

Kansas City Facility
4707 Deramus Street, KCMO 64120
Open Thursday and Friday 9-6 and Saturday 9-4
No Appointment Necessary!