Disposal Information


Curbside Disposal via Waste Hauler
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Republic Services is our service provider for your trash, recycling, and yard waste needs.

To see what exactly you can dispose at your curb, click here.  There is also a great tool on their website (screenshot below - click to enlarge!) where you type in what you are looking to dispose of and they can help!

ELECTRONICS RECYCLING

FIND A RECYCLING DRIVE
Learn about recycling Electronics from the MO Dept of Natural Resources here. They have a calendar of events here - to find electronics recycling events, type "collection event" in the keyword search. 
Be sure to check out Richmond Heights' Electronics Recycling events page to see if we have one scheduled. 

DROP OFF LOCATIONS
* For a full list of locations from the Department of Natural Resources of Registered Electronics Recycling locations, click here.

PAINT & OTHER HAZARDOUS WASTE

Paint

Latex types can be tweaked to be thrown in the trash but oil-based must be recycled.  More information can be found on the Lowes Home Improvement website.Biohazard_Proper_Disposal
Hazardous Waste 
For information on how to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste, check out hhwstl.com.

MEDICATION AND SHARPS

Drug Take Back Days

The City of Richmond Heights does not have a permanent medication drop off location. About twice a year, the RHPD may host a Drug Take Back Day in partnership with the DEA. You can view more information on those events here.  

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Missouri Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal (MO P2D2) is a non-profit organization that provides an environmentally safe alternative to disposing of medications in the landfill or sewer systems that may later negatively affect the environment. Learn more and find a nearby location here

Walgreens Pharmacy
The Safe Medication Disposal Program through Walgreens Pharmacy is an environmentally responsible way to dispose of unused or expired medications. For $2.99, you can purchase a specially designed postage-paid envelope at any Walgreens pharmacy counter that allows you to place, seal and mail prescription or over-the-counter medications you no longer use for safe, eco-friendly disposal. Learn more here.

CHARITIES THAT PICK UP DONATIONS

To view a list, click here. As circumstances may change quickly and often, it's best to call and double check.


For other inquiries, email Mary Binns at MBINNS@RICHMONDHEIGHTS.ORG.