Kansas City government and Kansas City Public Schools are teaming up to host a free recycling event Saturday.
Residents can bring electronics, clothing, glass, batteries, bicycles, mattresses and other recyclable items to 1320 Truman Road from 8 a.m. to noon. Shredding will be available for documents, with a limit of five bags or boxes per person.
The event brings together community partners that will assist in collecting hard-to-recycle items. Among them:
▪ Surplus Exchange: cellphones, printers, scanners, keyboards, televisions, VCRs, fax machines, copiers and other electronics. Monitors will be recycled for $10 and other items are free.
▪ Kansas City: tires, yard waste, batteries, oil and paint, fertilizers, hazardous cleaners, pool chemicals and other household hazardous waste.
▪ Disabled veterans: clothing and shoes, books, toys, linens, housewares and small appliances in good working condition.
▪ RevolveKC: bicycles.
▪ Avenue of Life: mattresses, furniture, household appliances.