Posted on: April 11, 2017

Drag your large items to the curb for next week's pickup

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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. This year's spring pickup is scheduled for April 17-21, 2017. 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.

Senior citizens, those with disabilities, and other residents requiring assistance should call Merriam Public Works at 913-322-5570.

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, call Johnson County Hazardous Waste Collection, 913-715-6900.

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