Osage County, just south of the capitol city of Topeka, operates a recycling center, construction and demolition landfill and a transfer station. Household hazardous wastes are also collected on designated collection days. These services are funded using both a tax mill levy and tipping fees assessed to users.
OSAGE COUNTY CONTACT INFORMATION
208 W. 17th St.
Lyndon, KS 66451
785-828-4416 (County Office)
Hours: M-F: 7 am to 3 pm
Transfer Station, C&D Landfill
4045 W 229th St.
Osage City, KS 66523
Hours: M-Sat: 9 am to 4 pm
OSAGE COUNTY RECYCLING
The Osage County recycling center is located on the north edge of the City of Lyndon. It is staffed by a part-time employee and many volunteers.
Recycling collection trailers are also available in the following cities:
- Osage City
Items accepted include: aluminum, tin cans, glass, magazines, catalogs, paper, newspaper, cardboard and #1 and #2 plastics. Click here for a link to the Osage County Recycling Flyer.
OSAGE COUNTY STATISTICS (2012 data)
Total Valuation: $ 125,287,527
Total Solid Waste: 12,019 tons
Total Municipal Solid Waste (MSW): 10,829 tons
Annual average MSW per person: 1,178 pounds or 0.66 tons per person
Tons Diverted from Landfills: 1,407
Percentage Diverted from Landfills: 13%
Tons MSW Recycled: 179
Percentage of MSW Recycled: 1.9%