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Composting at Home

Harvesting Compost. Photo © Emma Nagle

Homeowners Composting Guide, Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources

KC Metro Compost Locations and Services

KC Can Compost
Residential and commercial curbside food waste collection in the Kansas City area.

Missouri Organic Recycling
Kansas City residents can drop off yard waste for free on Saturdays at select locations; non-residents can drop off at all locations for a small fee.

City of Kansas City
Yard waste drop off Monday – Friday at three locations for a fee. Free on Saturdays to KCMO residents. Non-residents and commercial enterprises can drop off for a fee.

Pendleton Heights Curbside Compost Program
Bicycle-powered (in warm months) and van-powered (in cool months) food waste collection in the Pendleton Heights neighborhood. They also accept drop-offs at their location at 520 Garfield Avenue.

Free food waste (and some yard waste) drop off offered to all KC metro residents.

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