Kiowa County Landfills - Acceptable Waste List

Kiowa County Courthouse
Published Friday, March 31, 2017

KIOWA COUNTY LANDFILLS

WASTES ACCEPTED FOR DISPOSAL AT THE LANDFILL

 

ACCEPTABLE WASTES:

  • HOUSEHOLD  -  COMMUNITY 
  • COMMERCIAL (INCLUDING C&D)
  • INDUSTRIAL  (not containing hazardous wastes)
  • UNTREATED WOOD WASTE
  • OIL AND FUEL FILTERS CONTAINING NO FREE LIQUIDS
  • EMPTY DRUMS FREE OF LIQUIDS AND RESIDUE
  • WHITE GOODS (appliances)WITH FREON DRAINED
  • TIRES

 

UNACCEPTABLE WASTES:

  • HAZARDOUS WASTE (excepting household hazardous waste)
  • LIQUID WASTE  -  INCLUDING LATEX OR OIL-BASED PAINTS IN LIQUID FORM
  • VOLATILE AND FLAMMABLE WASTE (including oil-based paint, dry cleaning fluids, petroleum products, explosives, etc.
  • FRIABLE ASBESTOS
  • C&D CONTAINING TREATED WOOD OR FRIABLE ASBESTOS
  • APPLIANCES CONTAINING FREON
  • DRUMS CONTAINING SOLID OR LIQUID RESIDUES
  • BATTERIES 
  • USED OIL AND  OIL FILTERS CONTAINING LIQUID RESIDUE
  • TRANSFORMERS, CAPACITORS OR RELATED LIQUIDS OR WASTE POTENTIALLY CONTAINING PCBs
  • PESTICIDES   -   POISONS
  • ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND EQUIPMENT
  • LARGE ANIMAL CARCASSES
  • PETROLEUM CONTAMINATED SOIL (unless previously approved)
  • SLUDGE FROM WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS, SEPTIC TANK PUMPINGS, OR CHEMICAL TOILET WASTES
  • TREATED WOOD
  • UNTREATED INFECTIOUS MEDICAL WASTE

 

All landfill users are subject to the random inspection program for hazardous and PCB wastes.  Information regarding alternate waste disposal sites will be available .  Due to stricter enforcement of State Regulations in order for Kiowa County to keep our landfills we must have greater compliance and community cooperation!