BTG recycling locations
Bridging the Gap currently manages three of KCMO's recycling centers.
1) Deramus – 4707 Deramus Ave. KCMO 64127
2) South – 5200 E. Red Bridge Rd., KCMO 64137
3) North – opening Saturday, March 16, 2019: Pleasant Valley Park, 6401 NE Pleasant Valley Rd. (updated 3/12/19)
During our most recent fiscal year, 84,000 patrons 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.
Hours of Operation:
Wednesday – Saturday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
ATTENTION! The Metro North Community Recycling Center (Highway 169 & Barry Road) has permanently closed making way for commercial redevelopment in the immediate area. The City of Kansas City announced a new temporary drop-off recycling center opening Saturday, March 16, 2019 in Pleasant Valley Park, 6401 NE Pleasant Valley Rd. (updated 3/8/19).
VOLUNTEER with us
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.
1,600 people volunteer with BTG each year. Be part of the movement!find volunteer opportunities
Our Green and Litter-Free Events Program provides recycling bins, bags, and other resources to help you minimize waste at events.Green Event Rentals
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 FY 17-18 Accomplishments
Number of bags of recyclables collected through our Green Events program.
Number of business recycling consultations conducted.
Number of recycling presentations given to the community.
Number of door hangers distributed to educate homeowners about glass recycling via Ripple Glass!
upcoming recycling events
Volunteer, Ongoing: Wednesday – Saturday, Red Bridge Recycling Center
Volunteer: Any Wednesday, Red Bridge Recycling Center
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