BTG recycling locations

Bridging the Gap currently manages three of KCMO's recycling centers.

COVID-19 Update (3/25/20): All three Kansas City, MO Community Recycling Centers are currently open regular hours. 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!


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.


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


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 18-19 Accomplishments

  • recycling accomplishment

    Number of bags of recyclables collected through our Green Events program.

  • recycling accomplishment

    Number of business recycling consultations conducted.

  • recycling accomplishment

    Number of recycling presentations given to the community.

  • recycling accomplishment

    Number of recycling, glass and compost bins provided to businesses through our MARC SWMD grant

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