City Offices Closed for Memorial Day Holiday; Residential Trash Schedule Moves Back a Day

(Joplin, MO) – In recognition of the Memorial Day holiday, the City of Joplin offices will be closed on Monday, May 31. This closing includes the Joplin Recycling Center, MAPS and the Sunshine Lamp Trolley services. The Recycling Center will also be closed on Saturday, May 29. All City services will resume their regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, June 1.

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 and curbside recycling will not be picked up on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31. Customers who usually have pick up service on Mondays will have their service on Tuesday, June 1. For the remainder of the week, the residential trash collection (and curbside recycling if applicable) will move to the next day with Friday’s customers having a Saturday pick-up.

Waste Corporation of America (WCA) that accepts bulky items from Joplin residential trash customers will also be closed on Saturday, May 29 and Monday, May 31 for the Memorial Day holiday. The transfer station will reopen on June 1. During general operations, WCA’s hours for drop off are 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday, and 8:00 am to 12:00 pm 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 Republic Services at 800-431-15-7 or the City’s  Recycling Coordinator at 417-624-0820, ext. 501.


Lynn Onstot, Public Information Officer
City of Joplin
417.624.0820, ext. 204

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