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Posted on: January 22, 2021

BLUE SPRINGS REJOINS HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM

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Blue Springs, Mo. – The City of Blue Springs has rejoined the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Solid Waste Management District (SWMD) Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program for the 2021 calendar year. As a participating member, Blue Springs residents can utilize year-round facilities in Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, as well as drop-off events held April through October. Details on a Blue Springs drop-off event will be provided once a date and location have been determined. 

Materials that may be disposed of at the Kansas City and Lee’s Summit facilities include automotive fluids, batteries, CFL light bulbs, household cleaners, hazardous liquids and solvents, lawn and garden products, pesticides, pool chemicals, paints and related products.  Explosives, tires, asbestos, and yard, medical and commercial waste are not accepted at facilities or at any drop-off events. Commercial waste includes waste from nonprofits, churches, home-based businesses, and rental property owners. Proof of residency is required at facilities and events.

For more information on the Household Hazardous Waste program, including facility locations, hours of operation, appointment requirements, and materials accepted, contact the MARC SWMD recycling information line at (816) 474-8326 or visit  www.recyclespot.org. For additional questions, please contact the Blue Springs Community Development Department at 816-228-0207.

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