Franklin County

Programs and Statistics

Franklin County was one of the first Lake Region counties to begin and implement successful recycling and household hazardous waste collection programs. It started with a volunteer service and has grown to a large, county-operated, full-service program.

FRANKLIN COUNTY CONTACT INFORMATION

Recycle Center, HHW, E-waste

2017 S Elm

Ottawa, KS 66067

785-229-3170

Hours: M-F: 7 am to 3:30 pm, Saturday: 8 am to noon

Transfer Station, C&D Landfill

3323 Osborne Terr

Ottawa, KS 66067

785-242-4612

Hours: M-F: 8 am to 4 pm, Saturday: 8 am to 1 pm

http://www.franklincoks.org/ 

FRANKLIN COUNTY RECYCLING

The Franklin County recycling center is located on the south edge of the City of Ottawa. Residents are encouraged to drop off their recyclables during business hours, however drop off is available after hours as well. The county provides free recycling pickup service to senior citizens and for more than 160 businesses.

Items accepted include: aluminum, tin cans, glass, magazines, catalogs, paper, newspaper, cardboard, electronic waste (excluding CRT's) and #1 and #2 plastics. Click here for a link to the Franklin County Recycling Flyer.

FRANKLIN COUNTY STATISTICS (2012 data)

Population:  25,931

Total Valuation: $ 212,310,988

Total Solid Waste:  25,702 tons

Total Municipal Solid Waste (MSW): 17,610 tons

Annual average MSW per person: 1,358 pounds or 0.68 tons per person

Tons Diverted from Landfills: 4,673

Percentage Diverted from Landfills: 22%

Tons MSW Recycled: 824

Percentage of MSW Recycled: 3.8%







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