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Recycling, Trash and Yard Waste

GFL, Environmental, Inc. purchased WCA. GFL is Mission’s contractor for trash, recycling and yard waste collection.


  • Residential service is provided on a contract basis through the City.
  • Residents’ share of the annual cost for this service is collected as an assessment on the property tax bill.
  • Residents do not need to do any set-up to begin service. If you move in and find you do not have a roll cart for both trash and recycling, please request one by contacting GFL’s Customer Service team via email or by calling 816.380.5595.

For additional information on service delays/weather updates please follow:

  • @GFL Environmental Kansas City – Facebook
  • @GFLKC – Twitter
  • City’s news webpage here

View the Solid Waste Collection Schedule Map here.

Report a missed pick-up

If your trash, recycling, yard waste or bulky item is not collected on your regular trash day, report it through the online form.

2023 Bulky Item Collection Schedule

  • January 23-27
  • February 20-24
  • March 27-31
  • April 24-28
  • May 22-26
  • June 26-30
  • July 24-28
  • August 28-Sept. 1
  • Sept. 25-29
  • Oct. 23-27
  • Nov. 27- Dec.1
  • Dec. 26-30
  • More Bulky Item Collection Details


GFL observes the following holidays*

  • New Year’s Day
  • Independence Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Routes will be postponed one day within the weeks when these holidays occur on a weekday.

*When holidays fall on the weekend, all collection services will be scheduled as normal.

Pick-up Services

  • Residential trash is material generated through normal occupation and operation of a household. Excluded items include, but are not limited to:
  • Place items at the curbside by 7 AM the day of the scheduled collection service.
  • Place the trash cart within a foot of the curb, with the arrow facing the street.
  • Place trash and recycling carts at least two (2) feet from one another, as well as from objects like mailboxes and parked vehicles.
  • Johnson County limits regular collection to 96 gallons of trash per week per home. To dispose of excess trash:
    • Overage stickers cost $1.50 each and are available for purchase at City Hall and the Powell Community Center.
    • Affix overage stickers to bags.
    • Place those bags next to your trash cart. DO NOT set extra bags on top of your cart.
  • DO NOT mix yard waste with trash.

Recycling Services

A look at items that will and will not be collected for recycling is below. When in doubt, throw it out. Contamination of the waste stream poses a significant threat to the recycling markets.

  • Paper Products
    • All paper/fiber products (junk mail, newspapers, magazines)
    • Corrugated cardboard
    • Boxboard cardboard
  • Plastic Containers
    • Opaque or clear plastic bottles (replace caps), spray bottles (discard nozzles) plastic tubs (replace lids) and plastic buckets 5 gal. and smaller
  • Metal Containers
    • Aluminum containers
    • Steel cans
    • Tin cans
  • Items NOT Collected for Recycling:
    • NO glass products
    • NO plastic bags
    • NO Styrofoam
    • NO packing materials
    • NO plastic cups or plastic clamshells
    • Do NOT mix yard waste with recycling.

Click here to download a recycling guide with helpful tips.


City of Mission

6090 Woodson Street
Mission, KS 66202


8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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