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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 the latest service and weather updates from GFL Environmental Kansas City, please check/follow:

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.

2024 Bulky Item Collection Schedule

  • January 22-26
  • February 26 through March 1
  • March 25-29
  • April 22-26
  • May 27-31
  • June 24-28
  • July 22-26
  • August 26-30
  • Sept. 23-27
  • October 28-Nov. 1
  • Nov. 25-29
  • Dec. 23-27
  • 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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