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Posted on: May 23, 2023

City offices closed for Memorial Day holiday; residential trash schedule moves back a day

In recognition of the Memorial Day holiday, the City of Joplin offices will be closed on Monday, May 29.  This closing includes the Joplin Recycling Center and MAPS services.  The Recycling Center will also be closed on Saturday, May 27. All City services will resume their regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, May 30.

Public Safety, Airport Operations, and Wastewater Services will continue to operate throughout the Memorial Day holiday weekend, as these departments run 24/7 throughout the year. 

Please note that residential trash service will not be picked up on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.  Customers who usually have pick-up service on Mondays will have their service on Tuesday, May 30. For the remainder of the week, the residential trash collection will move to the next day with Friday’s customers having a Saturday pick-up.

Waste Corporation of America (WCA) which accepts bulky items from Joplin residential trash customers will be open on Monday, May 29. WCA’s hours for drop-off are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday. The facility is located at 3700 W. 7th Street, on the south side of 7th Street, just west of Schifferdecker Avenue. For questions specific to the service, contact WCA at 417-623-6620. 

For other questions about residential trash services, contact the Recycling Coordinator at 417-624-0820, ext. 1501.


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