City of Kansas City, Water Services

Leaf & Brush

KC Water, on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, conducts scheduled curbside leaf and brush collections each spring and fall.

For Spring 2018:

Residents who live in NORTH Kansas City (from the Missouri River, north to the city limit) will receive curbside leaf and brush collection from April 9th – 13th. Curbside collection will take place on your regularly-scheduled trash day.

Residents who live in CENTRAL Kansas City (from the Missouri River, south to 63rd Street, but not including residents who live east of Blue Ridge Cutoff) will receive curbside leaf and brush collection from April 23rd – 27th. Curbside collection will take place on your regularly-scheduled trash day.

Residents who live in SOUTH Kansas City (from 63rd Street, south to the city limit, as well as all residents who live east of Blue Ridge Cutoff) will receive curbside leaf and brush collection from April 16th – 20th.  Curbside collection will take place on your regularly-scheduled trash day.

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Curbside Leaf and Brush Collection Rules:

    • Sacks and bundles should be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on the regularly-scheduled trash day.
    • No more than 20 sacks and bundles per household.
    • Sacks and bundles must not weigh more than 40 pounds each.
    • Use only paper lawn debris sacks.  No plastic bags.
    • If you seal the sacks, use masking tape only; do not use plastic or duct tape.
    • No grass clippings.  No trash.
    • All branches must be bundled.  Branches must not be more than 3 inches in diameter.
    • Bundles of branches must not be more than 2 feet in diameter and not more than 4 feet long.
    • Use twine or jute rope to tie bundles; do not use wire or plastic tape.
    • If wet weather is forecast, cover sacks and bundles with clear plastic.

If sacks and bundles are not collected on the scheduled trash day, residents must call the 311 Call Center within 24 hours.  For questions or to report service-related issues, please call 311 or 816-513-1313. 

Helpful Links:

To find your trash day, please click here.

For information about Kansas City’s leaf and brush drop-off sites, please click here.

For information about Kansas City’s waste management and recycling services, please click here.