Due to Heat Warnings, Residential Routes to Start Earlier

6:00 a.m. Start Time for Remainder of July and August

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Due to the forecast for extreme heat the remainder of this month, Waste Management of Kansas, Inc. will begin residential trash collection at 6:00 a.m. The earlier pick-up schedule will go into effect on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 for residential customers in the following counties in Kansas: Johnson, Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Miami, Linn and Jackson, Clay, Platte and Cass counties in Missouri.

The safety of our employees is one of our top priorities. The current 30-day outlook for the Kansas City metropolitan area reflects temperatures in the high 90 degrees with potential triple digit heat-index. As a reminder, residential trash and recycling carts should be placed at the curb by 6 a.m.

Jason Norbury