Residential Trash and Yard Waste

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WCA provides trash/yard waste/bulky pick up service to residential Belton customers who are eligible for city centralized trash service.* The monthly cost is $15.61 and includes one 96-gallon trash cart with weekly pick up, weekly yard waste pick up, and monthly bulky item pick up on the second full week of the month. 
*The City of Belton does not provide solid waste/yard waste/bulky pick up service for Crown Communities, Lazy Acres, Oakhill, Peaceful Homes, Plaza Acres, Southfork, Springdale Lake, or Tuscany Village neighborhoods.

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WCA begins their route at 7am each day. All items must be to the curb by 7am on your assigned day to ensure timely pick up. 

WCA recognizes 3 holidays - Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. On the weeks where these days fall, the remaining week's pick up days will move back one day from when the holiday occurs.

Trash Service Information

The City of Belton provides one 96-gallon trash cart to each eligible residence.* Each cart has a serial number assigned to an individual street address, not to an individual customer. Please do not move the cart from its assigned address. If you have questions about the cart or would like a second 96-gallon trash cart, you can Request An Additional Cart, email utilities@belton.org or call City Hall at 816-331-4331. If you are unable to move the 96-gallon cart to the curb, please email or call City Hall. There are a limited number of smaller carts, with preference given to elderly/disabled residents.

WCA begins their route at 7am each day. All items must be to the curb by 7am on your assigned day to ensure timely pick up. All trash bags must fit in the cart. Do not place anything on top of the cart. An additional cart can be added to your bill for an additional $4.90 and requested by emailing utilities@belton.org or by calling 816-331-4331. Extra bag tags can be purchased for additional bags. A sheet of 5 tags costs $6.50 and can be used for extra trash bags on the ground OR extra yard waste. Please email to have these mailed to you or stop by City Hall.

The cart must be placed at the street curb, away from mailboxes, low hanging branches, shrubbery or other obstacles, including cars. Please place the cart wheels toward the house.

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*The City of Belton does not provide solid waste/yard wast/bulky pick up service for Crown Communities, Lazy Acres, Oakhill, Peaceful Homes, Plaza Acres, Southfork, Springdale Lake, or Tuscany Village neighborhoods.

Yard Waste Information

Residents may have up to 10 biodegradable yard waste bags per week or 10 bundles of limbs per week or any combination thereof, up to 10. Yard waste pick up occurs on the same day as trash pick up. 

WCA begins their route at 7am each day. All items must be to the curb by 7am on your assigned day to ensure timely pick up.  Extra bag tags can be purchased at City Hall. A sheet of 5 tags costs $6.50 and can be used for extra trash bags on the ground OR extra yard waste.

All grass clippings and leaves should be in biodegradable brown paper leaf bags. All limbs/ shrub trimmings/ tree timings must be securely bundled in less than 18" in diameter. (use twine or string; no tape or plastic) Maximum length is 36" and maximum weight is 60 pounds. Christmas trees should be cut into sections no more than 4 feet in length - no decorations or tinsel.

**Items NOT accepted for yard waste - plastic of any kind including plastic bags, dirt, rocks, stumps, roots, shrubs with intact root balls, or plastic/clay/ceramic pots

Bulky Item Information

Residents may place one (1) bulky item at the curb each month for pick up. Bulky item pick up is the second full week of each month. Bulky item pick up occurs on the same day as trash pick up but is a separate truck.

WCA begins their route at 7am each day. All items must be to the curb by 7am on your assigned day to ensure timely pick up.   

**Items accepted for bulky pick up - chair, couch, dresser, mattress, etc.
**Items NOT accepted for bulky pick up - "white goods," regular trash, loose trash, appliances, electronics, auto parts/tires, etc. If you have questions or additional items for pickup, please contact WCA directly at (816)380-5595


If your trash/yard waste/bulky item isn't picked up on your scheduled day,
 please email utilities@belton.org or call City Hall at 816-331-4331 the DAY AFTER you're missed. Be sure to include your address and phone number. The City will contact WCA to have the items picked up. Please leave your items at the curb; a City employee will also drive by to ensure the items were picked up.

Recycling Information

Glass Recycling
A glass recycling container is set up in the parking lot of Price Chopper, 109 N Cedar St, Belton MO. All glass colors are accepted.

Kansas City Recycling Information
South Kansas City has a recycling center available at 5200 E Red Bridge Rd, KCMO. The center is open Wednesday-Saturday, 9a.m.-5p.m. For more information on materials accepted, click here

Click here for Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Resources

Have something else to recycle but don't know where to take it? Click on www.recyclespot.org and search near you for drop off locations.