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.

Holiday Collection Schedule 2018

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

Christmas – Monday December 25, 2017

New Years Day – Monday January 1, 2018

 Memorial Day – Monday May 28, 2018

4th of July – Wednesday July 4, 2018

Labor day – Monday September 3, 2018

Thanksgiving – Thursday November 22, 2018

Christmas – Tuesday December 25, 2018

 New Year’s Day – Tuesday January 1, 2019

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


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


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!