Joplin residents recently received the annual issue of “Recycling and Waste Disposal Guide,” in their mailboxes. This guide provides information on Joplin’s
optional curbside recycling service for single-family houses and duplexes along
with rules and guidelines for Joplin residential trash service. Other important
phone numbers, schedules, pricing, the transfer station bulky-items subsidy
program, as well as numerous recycling venues are also listed for various household
New to the
guide this year is information regarding the safe disposal of needles used to
administer medications. Other names for
needles are sharps, syringes and lancets.
encourages residents to keep the guide for future reference. The guide is mailed to every residential
postal customer in a citywide mailing, however if you have not received one
yet, a guide can be mailed to you by calling 417-624-0820, extension 501.
residents living outside of the Joplin may also receive the guide because some
Joplin postal zones incorporate residences both inside and outside city limits. All the information in the guide, except for Joplin residential trash service,
is appropriate for non-residents.
The guide is
also posted on the City’s website at www.joplinmo.org/recycling
. For more information, contact Mary
Anne Phillips, Recycling Coordinator, at 417-624-0820, extension 501.