Recycling Drop-Off

Bridging The Gap currently manages KCMO's three Recycling Drop-off Centers.

1) Deramus – 4707 Deramus Ave. KCMO 64127
2) South – 5200 E. Red Bridge Rd., KCMO 64137
3) North – Pleasant Valley Park, 5601 NE Pleasant Valley Rd., KCMO 64119

Hours of Operation:

Wednesday – Saturday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Closed Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday


Note: Please note the recycle drop-off centers are outdoor facilities. On days with extreme inclement weather, centers may have to close early or not open at all for the safety of staff and residents. Centers may also have to close early, without notice, if larger than expected volumes are received in one day and bins become full. We appreciate your understanding.


Holiday Hours:

Thursday, Nov. 23: Closed
Friday, Nov. 24: Closed
Saturday, Nov. 25: OPEN

The Centers will be open normal hours, weather permitting, December 27-30 and January 3-6.

Notice of Nondiscrimination: Bridging the Gap (BTG) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). BTG does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity).


COVID-19 Safety: We ask that you please adhere to the safety standards set forth by the CDC, like staying home if anyone in your household is sick, social distancing, and hand sanitation to help protect other patrons, volunteers, and staff. Thank you for recycling responsibly!


During our most recent fiscal year, 80,622 cars visited our recycling centers! Great work Kansas City! Click on the map to the right to view the location and directions to each of our centers.



recyclable materials

Learn exactly which items can be recycled where.


Join us in creating an environmentally sustainable world.

Are you passionate about using less resources, and you know that "Recycle" is the third "R"? Volunteer with us! Volunteers assist the recycling center site manager with various duties, such as breaking down cardboard, assisting patrons, etc. Also, a few times a year, we need volunteers to help with special e-waste and shred events.

1,800 people volunteer with BTG each year. Be part of the movement!

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green event
bin rentals

Our Green and Litter-Free Events Program provides recycling bins, bags, and other resources to help you minimize waste at events.

Green Event Rentals
Bin Rental

business recycling consultations

Want to start recycling in your workplace?

If you're interested in starting an office recycling program, schedule a business recycling consultation with Bridging the Gap. We are adept at offering some simple steps to help you begin, as well as providing ongoing solutions to allow your business to be as green as possible.

Recycling at work makes good business sense. Let us help you get started.

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Recycling FY 20-21 Accomplishments

  • recycling accomplishment

    Number of cars that visited our community recycling centers

  • recycling accomplishment

    Number of business recycling consultations conducted

  • recycling accomplishment

    Number of employees and clients at businesses reached through increased recycling efforts

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