Residential Service

Ted’s Trash Service, Inc. provides residential trash collection for the Independence and Raytown areas and strives to be efficient and reliable with friendly hard working employees.

Call anytime during our office hours to get your service set up 816-252-1594 ext. # 2.

Office hours 7am 3pm Monday Friday.

The Recycling Drop Off Facility is open 6am-2pm or when the containers are full Monday-Friday 

**See below for our upcoming holiday schedule.**

Memorial Day 2023 schedule
MONDAY May 29, 2023 We will be closed
All routes will be DELAYED ONE DAY from your normal scheduled day. 
  • TUESDAY May 30, 2023 We will run Monday’s routes
  • WEDNESDAY May 31, 2023 We will run Tuesday’s routes
  • THURSDAY June 1, 2023 We will run Wednesday’s routes
  • FRIDAY June 2, 2023 We will run Thursday’s routes
  • SATURDAY June 3, 2023 We will run Friday’s routes

  Please make sure your  trash is curbside by 6am on your pickup day.


The following information should answer any questions you have regarding
our service:


  • Your refuse should be curbside by 6:00 a.m. the morning of your collection day. Please place waste in bags or containers that must NOT exceed 40 pounds. The weekly allowance is up to 2 containers or 8 bags. The maximum we will take is (8) 35 gallon bags once per week, regardless of quantity of containers. If more than the allowance is needed to be removed, please call the office for a special pickup 816-252-1594 ext. 2.
  • All service is curbside and anything further is courtesy. Ted’s Trash Service Inc. is not responsible for property damage beyond curb line.
  • Please keep trash bagged if possible to help with loose trash blowing out and littering the community.
  • Ted’s Trash Service, Inc. offers residential customers a 95 gallon cart for refuse collection for a minimal fee. Ted’s Trash Service, Inc. is not responsible for personal containers.
  • Contact our office 816-252-1594 ext. 2 prior to your scheduled pickup day if you are in need of collection for furniture, small appliances, construction material or an excessive amount of household trash. This will be collected on your regular pick up day at an additional charge.
  • We require 3 months payment in advance to start service. We can take payment with a credit card by phone or you can come by our office Monday through Friday between 7am and 3pm to set up  service. Below are our rates for residential service.
  • Household Refuse Service Rates

  • Household Rate Option #1: $23 per month  using your own 35 gallon bags or containers, up to (8) 35gallon bags or 2 containers that must not exceed 40 pounds.
  • Household Rate Option #2: $25 per month  using one of our 95 gallon containers 
  • Senior Rate (65 years and up) Option #1: $18 per month using your own 35 gallon bags or container, up to (3) 35 gallon bags or 1 container that must not exceed 40 pounds.  
  • Senior Rate (65 years and up) Option #2: $20 per month using one of our 65 gallon containers 
  • The monthly household rate is based on garbage waste only such as paper, food waste, plastic products, and cardboard. Please contact our office the day before your pickup day if you need any large/bulk items picked up such as furniture, construction materials, appliances, or excessive amounts of household waste. These items must be scheduled the day before your normal pickup day with an additional special pickup charge. Broken Glass must be placed in a cardboard box that is clearly marked “Broken Glass”. Mattresses must be wrapped in plastic for removal and called in the day before your normal pickup day.
  • We DO NOT empty trash from another company’s container
  •  Residential Co-Mingled Recycling Option #1: $10 per month with a 95 gallon container
  • No plastic Bags, No shredded paper, No Styrofoam, No pizza boxes, No glass, food waste containers must be cleaned out and free of debris.
  • Residential Recycling Option #2: (co-mingled Plastics 1-7, aluminum, tin) (Paper, magazines, books)( Cardboard)( glass bottles) at our Free Drop off recycling facility located at 10800 E Truman Rd Independence, MO 64052. Open Monday-Friday from 6:00 am-2:00 pm or until the containers are full. *Please note: Daily hours of operation may vary depending on how quickly the recycle bins fill up daily. The recycle center may close early if the recycle bins fill up before 2:00pm.*Check our FB page for updates or call the office to make sure we are open if you are going out of your way on a nice day after noon.
    • Yard waste removal is a separate service offered to our residential customers. For weekly pick up of YARD WASTE only, it is $120.00 per year for up to 10 paper bags per week. If you do not need weekly pick up, we sell yard waste stickers for $1.50 each  which allows either one sticker per one bag of  leaves, one bag of grass clippings, or one bundle of brush no more than 2ft in diameter and 4ft in length. Yard waste must be in paper compost bags or our 95 gallon container only and must not exceed 40 pounds. Plastic bags, and personal containers are NOT acceptable for yard waste. To rent one of our 95 gallon yard waste containers you must have the pay in advance for yearly service at $120 plus $2 per month for the cart totaling $144 for the year with a yard waste cart. Residential trash service is a separate cost, and you must have our residential trash service to have our yard waste service. We allow up to 10 bags of yard waste per week curbside in paper bags or bundled brush. 
  • The Holidays we observe are New Years DayMemorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. If the Holiday falls on a week day all routes are delayed one day following the Holiday.
  • Please call our office if you move or discontinue service.

Customer by Accepting Services, agrees that concrete, asphalt, grass/dirt surface, water, sewer, telephone lines, gas lines, underground lines, trees and other damage may occur due to the weight and operation of our trucks and containers in the process of operation and  that Ted’s Trash Service Inc. is not liable for such damage.

Equipment Responsibility: Renter is responsible for equipment from time of possession to time of return. Renter assumes the entire risk of loss, or damage, regardless of cause. If items are lost, stolen, damaged, renter will assume cost of replacement or repair, including labor costs and materials.

  • COVID-19 Effective immediately! 3/23/2020
    There will be some changes in the residential trash services due to the public health emergency caused by the coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) outbreak.
     All residential trash must be bagged or contained in a cart or personal trash can
    Recycling is already contained in a cart so this will not change anything on the recycling side. Please just make sure containers are not overloaded.
     Ted’s Trash Service Inc. will not service any trash outside of the containers unless it is in plastic bags, or boxes as we are trying to limit exposure to our drivers during this time.  
     We appreciate your support and understanding as we know everyone is working hard to prevent exposure during this pandemic.
    At  Ted’s Trash Service Inc. our number one priority is the safety of our employees, customers and the communities we service

Ted’s Refund Policy

All refunds from services that have been paid for are subject for approval.  Any work performed on any paid service will be subject to fuel and labor costs as well as material costs.  To ensure a full refund or avoid any charges, please call our office (816-252-1594)  a day before any service or job is to be completed.  If you are unsatisfied with any services performed, please call our office so that we may resolve the issue.