Twice each year, the City of Merriam conducts a large-item pickup campaign for residents. The Merriam Public Works Department provides the service during the third full weeks of April and October. Items such as furniture, appliances, carpets/rugs, and miscellaneous large items should be placed curbside on the scheduled pickup day.
A one-time pickup in scheduled areas will occur as outlined below. Residents must place their items curbside before 7 a.m. the day of pickup.
Monday: North of 75th and south of 67th; East of Switzer and west of Antioch
Tuesday: North of 67th and south of Johnson Dr.; East of Switzer and west of Antioch
Wednesday: North of 67th and south of 54th Terr.; East of Antioch and west of Lowell
Thursday: North of Johnson Dr. and south of 53rd; West of Antioch and east of Switzer
Friday: North of 53rd and south of 47th; West of Antioch and east of Switzer
Residents should not load items into truck beds, trailers or inside containers they wish to keep.
The city will NOT collect these items:
Routine trash (goes to local trash service)
Concrete, asphalt, cinder blocks, or rocks
Landscaping timber/railroad ties
Tree branches, brush, firewood, leaves and yard waste
Roofing materials/shingles, lumber, sheet rock, and other building materials
Paint cans, chemicals, tires, motor oil, brake fluid, gas/gas tanks, diesel fuel, pesticides, and other household hazardous waste. For assistance with these items, make an appointment with Johnson County Household Hazardous Waste, or call 913-715-6900.
Many items can be donated or recycled by different providers in the Kansas City area. Find where to take items at RecycleSpot.org.