Anderson County operates a permanent recycling center, construction and demolition landfill and a transfer station. Household Hazardous wastes are also collected during regular business hours. These services are funded using both a tax mill levy and tipping fees assessed to users.


25404 NE Nebraska Rd., Garnett KS 66032

Mon-Fri 7 AM to 10 AM
Saturdays 8 AM to 12 PM

Solid Waste

Municipal Solid Waste: $40 per ton
Construction & Demolition Waste: $22 per ton
Brush: $6 per ton
Tires: $2 per passenger tire without rim, other prices vary depending on tire size
All Metal accepted for FREE!


Recycled items are accepted FREE of charge. Items must be clean, but labels do not need to be removed.
• Paper: newspaper, magazines, cardboard, office paper, junk mail
• Plastics: #1 Pete Plastics & Milk Jugs ONLY. (They do NOT accept #2-7 plastics)
• Tin & Aluminum cans
• Glass
• Automotive batteries
• Motor oil


Anderson County also maintains a Recycling Collection Trailer that is routed between six communities within the county on a monthly basis. Monthly location schedule:
Kincaid - 1st Monday to following Thursday
Colony - Friday following 1st Monday to 2nd Monday
Country Mart parking lot - 2nd Tuesday
Welda - Wednesday following 2nd Monday to following Thursday
Westphalia - 3rd Monday to following Thursday
Harris - Friday following 3rd Monday to following Sunday
Greeley - 4th Monday to following Thursday
Bush City - Following Friday until Sunday

Recyclables for the trailer should be clean, separated, and unbagged, with lids removed. Accepted materials include the following:
• Magazines
• Newspaper
• Cardboard
• Aluminum cans
• Milk jugs
• Pop bottles
• Water bottles

Household Hazardous Waste

Items can be dropped off and reusable items are available for distribution free of charge during normal hours. Acceptable items include the following;
• Paint and paint thinners
• Pesticides
• Bleach
• Batteries
• Cleaners

Materials from Anderson County households ONLY. Out-of-county, business or commercial materials are NOT accepted.