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Solid Waste Management District

SWMD Grantee, Jerusalem Farm collecting compost curbside, in Pendleton Heights neighborhood.

Curbside compost — powered by bicycle!

Nearly 80% of your trash is recyclable

Are you recycling all that you can? Kansas City's one-stop spot for recycling, reuse and waste reduction information can help you find facilities that accept everything from Household Hazardous Waste to CARPET! Visit RecycleSpot.org»

2012 Residential Solid Waste Survey

thumbs up from Binny the recycling binThe results are in! From Oct. 2012 through Jan. 2013, the MARC Solid Waste Management District conducted a recycling survey of residents in the nine-county Kansas City metro area. Read more»

Ad campaigns raise district awareness

photo of boy at drinking fountain. The MARC Solid Waste Management District has helped divert 6 million pounds of household hazardous waste from our drinking water and landfills since 1997.