Landfill & Recycling Center
COFFEY COUNTY LANDFILL
Location: 1498 12th Lane SE; Burlington, Kansas
Coffey County Engineer
110 S. 6th Street; Room 5
Burlington, KS 66839
Phone: (620)364-2048 or
800-232-9423 / FAX 620-364-5192
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
1st & 3rd Saturday of Month: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Coffey County Sanitary Landfill, owned and operated by Coffey County, is approximately one mile northeast of Burlington. All solid waste is brought to the existing landfill from six incorporated communities by commercial haulers and from rural areas by individual residents. As of 1996, permitted area occupies approximately 40 acres, and receives approximately 15,000 cubic yards of waste per year.
In December 2001, Coffey County the new Coffey County Landfill was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The first six cells of the new Landfill were completed at an estimated cost of $1,000,000 and has a life expectancy of more than forty years. Although this phase of the project is completed, this is an on-going project.
Ordinance 606 approves a special use to establish the following: limestone mining, crushing, stockpiling; temporary production of asphalt concrete; facilities for noxious weeds, household hazardous waste, recycling collection, waste tire monofill reduction and shredding, composting site; a solid waste management office, truck scales, scale house, groundwater monitoring wells, methane monitoring wells, lechate collection and treatment, storage of specialized Highway Department equipment and materials, and other used accessory to solid waste management operations in the I-2 Heavy Industrial District.
NOTE: Household Hazardous waste should be taken to the Coffey County Noxious Weed Department which is located next to the Coffey County Recycling Center. Tires: In 2004, Coffey County Landfill began charging a fee for tire disposal. See the Coffey County home page at www.coffeycountyks.org for Sanitary Landfill Rates
COFFEY COUNTY RECYCLING CENTER
|Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday||8:00
a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
|Wednesdays||8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.|
|Saturdays (1st & 3rd Sat. of month)||8:00 a.m. to noon|
|Location: 1432 12th Lane SE – Go east on Neosho Street, across the bridge and follow the signs. The Recycling Center is about a quarter of a mile west of the Coffey County Landfill. For more information on the Recycling Center and on disposal of household
hazardous waste, contact the Coffey County Noxious Weed Department.
CALL THE RECYCLING CENTER FOR INFORMATION
RECYCLING TRANSFER CENTER
Metals and Metal Appliances
|Hours||Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.|
|Location||East of Burlington – CALL FOR