Residential trash collection
Items NOT Collected for Recycling:
Contamination of the waste stream poses a significant threat to the recycling markets. Remember – when in doubt, throw it out.
Weekly Yard Waste Collection
Yard waste (grass clippings, leaves, plants, small shrubs, and limbs less than 2 inches in diameter) must be placed in paper bags not to exceed 40 pounds. Bundled materials must be no more than 4 feet long or 18 inches in diameter.
Fencing, landscape timbers, flower pots, yard decoration, mulch, rock, dirt and similar items are not considered yard waste and will not be collected.
Bulk Item Collection
Up to two bulk items per month will be collected at Westwood households. Scheduled collection for one “no charge bulk item” is on the 1st and 3rd service day each month. Bulk items include: couch, chair, dresser, mattress, etc. Bulk item collection excludes appliances containing CFCs, hazardous wastes, tires and automotive parts, and electronics waste items such as televisions and computer monitors. Construction materials will not be collected.
For bulk item collection, a notification can be made by calling GFL at 816-380-5595 (Option 3) or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Notification prior to scheduled collection day is not required but is requested for manpower and routing purposes. Additional removal of bulk items exceeding 2 items per month may be arranged by Contacting GFL to make arrangements.
Appliances or items not qualified as “bulky items” can be collected for an additional fee. Contact GFL Customer Service by calling 816-380-5595 (Option 3) or at email@example.com. Non-freon containing white goods are charged a $25.00 service fee billed to resident.
GFL observes the New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. If your regular weekly collection day falls on or after those holidays, your trash and recyclables will be collected one day late.
GFL will collect extra bags of household trash on the collection days following the Memorial Day and Christmas Day holidays. Excess bags of residential holiday waste do not require stickers during amnesty weeks.
Contact GFL Customer Service by calling 816-380-5595 (Option 3) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.