Miami County

Programs and Statistics

Miami County was one of the leaders in developing the Lake Region Solid Waste Authority and in community recycling. It now has a program that blends private and county government services.

MIAMI COUNTY CONTACT INFORMATION

Recycling, Transfer Station, C&D Landfill

23765 W 327th St.

Paola, KS 66071

913-294-2674

Hours: M-F 8 am to 5 pm, Saturdays 8 am to noon

Household Hazardous Waste

23765 W 327th St.

Paola, KS 66071

913-294-4117

Hours: Wednesdays 9 am to noon

MIAMI COUNTY RECYCLING

Miami County contracts with Deffenbaugh Industries Inc. (DII) for recycling services. Roll-off containers are available 24/7 to accept recyclable materials. These containers are available at the following locations:

Spring Hill and the Recycling Center at 327th Street & Hospital Drive, Paola

Items accepted include: aluminum, tin cans, glass, magazines, catalogs, paper, newspaper, cardboard and #1 thru #7 plastics. Click here for a link to the Miami County Recycling Brochure.

Miami County also accepts electronic waste at the transfer station for recycling. Fees are assessed for cathode ray tubes (monitors and TVs), other electronics such as computers, VCRs, printers, games are accepted free of charge.

MIAMI COUNTY STATISTICS (2012 data)

Population:  32,812

Total Valuation: $ 346,368,753

Total Solid Waste: 15,039 tons

Total Municipal Solid Waste (MSW): 14,359 tons

Annual average MSW per person: 881 pounds or 0.44 tons per person

Tons Diverted from Landfills: 3,570

Percentage Diverted from Landfills: 24%

Tons MSW Recycled: 2,889

Percentage of MSW Recycled: 20.1%







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