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Clarification: Bulky Item and Yard Waste Pick-Up
Posted on Thursday November 08, 2018
There has been no change in service regarding bulky item or yard waste residential curbside collection in Mission.
The City has received reports of inaccurate information being shared with residents regarding bulky item and yard waste collection. There have been no changes regarding residential curbside collection in Mission. Waste Management is still collecting the same items on the same schedule as they have done. Additional details are below.

Yard Waste

  • Place your yard waste at the curb in biodegradable paper bags (available at local hardware stores), in a 32 gallon bin, or in a bundle no more than 4 feet long and 18 inches in diameter. Items cannot weigh more than 65 pounds.
  • Deffenbaugh will not collect large limbs, branches, or logs. Individual limbs placed for pickup must be no larger than 1.5 inches in diameter.
  • From January - October, residents may place 8 yard waste set outs (any combination of bins, bags, or bundles) at the curb each week for collection.
  • From November - December, residents may place 12 yard waste set outs (any combination of bins, bags, or bundles) at the curb each week for collection.
  • Extra items must have a Deffenbaugh overage sticker (see above).
  • Deffenbaugh residential customers may also drop off their yard waste at the landfill at I-435 & Holliday Dr. in Shawnee. Please bring proof of address. Leaves and grass must be in paper bags. No stumps or logs larger than 12" in diameter or any branches longer than 4 feet will be accepted.
  • Additional Johnson County area yard waste drop-off locations can be found here. Some may charge a fee.
  • If you are not able to prepare your large limbs for curb collection, please contact a private tree and lawn service.

Bulky Items

Bulky item collection is on the first collection day of the month. Large items, such as appliances (without Freon) or furniture will only be collected on bulky item day, preferably only 3 items at a time. Extra trash at the curb will not be collected on bulky item day unless it is marked with an overage sticker. Construction or building materials will also not be collected on bulky item day.

Acceptable Bulky Pick-Up Items:

  • Small furniture
  • Small appliances (No Freon items)

Unacceptable items: 

  • Construction or demolition materials
  • Automobile parts
  • Tires
  • Batteries
  • Hazardous waste materials
  • Items that cannot be reasonably transported or carried by two individuals

More information is available here.

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