Osage County

Programs and Statistics

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

Recycle Center

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

785-528-3790

Hours: M-Sat: 9 am to 4 pm

http://www.osageco.org/

 

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:

  • Melvern
  • Osage City
  • Overbrook 
  • Quenemo
  • Scranton

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)

Population:  16,304

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%







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