Progress & Impact

Significant Progress Throughout the Region

  • Permanent Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Programs
  • Single-Stream Recycling in Most Cities
  • Tremendous Increase in Types of Recyclables
  • Educating More Than a Million Missourians
  • Region Wide Curbside and Drop-Off Recycling
  • Yard Waste Composting Sites Throughout the Region
  • Collection Events and Drop-Off Services for Electronics
  • Special Collections for Appliances, Tires, etc.

Economic Impact of Recycling Industry

  • Creates and Maintains Jobs in Collection, Processing, Transporting and Much More
  • Saves Money by Diverting Material from Landfills
  • Generates Tax Revenue