Food Cycle KC services the Kansas side of the Kansas City Metro Area. 

Pick up Schedule

Standard residential pick up: Monday – Friday 8am – 5:30pm. Pick up day is based on address location.

Standard commercial pick up: Monday – Friday. Pick up day(s) are based on the individual compost program defined per service agreement.

Bi-weekly Schedule A – 2023

January – week of 9th, 23rd
February – week of 6th, 20th
March – week of 6th, 20th
April – week of 3rd, 17th
May – week of 1st, 15th, 29th
June – week of 12th, 26th
July – week of 10th, 24th
August – week of 7th, 21st
September – week of 4th, 18th
October – week of 2nd, 16th, 30th
November – week of 13th, 27th
December – week of 11th, 25th

Bi-weekly Schedule B – 2023

January – week of 2nd, 16th, 30th
February – week of 13th, 27th
March – week of 13th, 27th
April – week of 10th, 24th
May – week of 8th, 22nd
June – week of 5th, 19th
July – week of 3rd, 17th, 31st
August – week of 14th, 28th
September – week of 11th, 25th
October – week of 9th, 23rd
November – week of 6th, 20th
December – week of 4th, 18th


Food Cycle KC observes the following holidays, which may impact pick up days:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day (4th of July)
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Holiday Schedule Changes



New Year’s Day – No changes to standard schedule.

Memorial Day – Monday May 29th collections move to Tuesday May 30th. No changes to the rest of the week.

Independence Day – Tuesday July 4th collections move to Wednesday July 5th. No changes to the rest of the week.

Labor Day – Monday September 4th collections move to Tuesday September 5th. No changes to the rest of the week.

Thanksgiving – No changes Monday – Wednesday. Thursday and Friday residential move to Monday November 28th. No changes to commercial collections.

Christmas Eve – No changes to standard schedule.

Christmas Day – Monday December 25th collections move to Tuesday December 26th. No changes to the rest of the week.