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Recycling Program

Lee’s Summit R-VII School District
Purchasing & Distribution Services
702 SE 291 Highway Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
Phone: 816. 986.2210   Fax: 816. 986.2454

The district has executed a recycling program agreement with Deffenbaugh Industries. Deffenbaugh will provide the district with co-mingle recycling containers for each facility.

What is Recyclable? Here is a list of acceptable/unacceptable items of what can and cannot be included in the co-mingled recycling bins.

YES NO
  • Newspaper
  • Glass
  • Catalogs
  • Trash
  • Ad Inserts
  • Books (hardback and paperback)
  • Magazines
  • Gift wrap or blueprints
  • Phone Books
  • Photographs or carbon paper
  • Brochures
  • Plastic bags
  • Office Paper
  • Paper ream wrappers
  • Manila Folders
  • Shredded paper
  • Junk Mail
  • Frozen food containers
  • Carrier Stock (cardboard soft drink & beer cartons)
  • Hanging file folders
  • Chipboard (cereal boxes, shoe & gift boxes, etc.)
  • Egg cartons
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Paper cups, plates, and towels
  • #1 – #7 food and beverage containers (water bottles, yogurt tubs, and takeout containers)
  • Pet food, kitty litter, fertilizer, or charcoal bags
  • Dark or fluorescent paper
  • Kleenex or tissue paper
  • Styrofoam
  • Scrap metals
  • Cardboard
  • Vitamin or prescription bottles
  • Motor oil bottles
  • Film canisters
  • 6-pack holders