Trash Removal

FREE WOOD-CHIP MULCH  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 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Holiday Collection Schedule 2019

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

New Years Day – Tuesday, January 1, 2019

 Memorial Day – Monday May 27, 2019

4th of July – Thursday July 4, 2019

Labor day – Monday September 2, 2019

Thanksgiving – Thursday November 28, 2019

Christmas – Wednesday December 25, 2019

 New Year’s Day – Wednesday January 1, 2020

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.


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