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.

ANDERSON COUNTY CONTACT INFORMATION
Recycle Center, HHW, Transfer Station, C&D Landfill

25404 NE Nebraska Rd

Garnett, KS 66032

785-448-3109

Hours: M-F: 7 am to 3:30 pm, Sat 8 am to noon (closed on holidays and Saturdays of holiday weekends)

ANDERSON COUNTY RECYCLING
The Anderson County recycling center is located on the south edge of the City of Garnett. County staff also move a recycling trailer on a monthly schedule to the following communities located throughout the county:

Colony
Greeley
Harris
Kincaid
Welda
Westphalia

Items accepted include: aluminum, tin cans, glass, magazines, catalogs, paper, newspaper, cardboard, #1 – #7 plastics and electronic waste such as computers, printers, DVDs, etc.

ANDERSON COUNTY STATISTICS (2012 data)
Population: 8,070

Total Valuation: $76,406,970

Total Solid Waste: 6,965 tons

Total Municipal Solid Waste (MSW): 3,223 tons

Annual average MSW per person: 799 pounds or 0.40 tons per person

Tons Diverted from Landfills: 4,062

Percentage Diverted from Landfills: 58%

Tons MSW Recycled: 320

Percentage of MSW Recycled: 9.9%