Introduction

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment is responsible for planning for the future of solid waste in Johnson County and the development of the Solid Waste Management Plan.

Staff also inspect and monitor solid waste facilities located within Johnson County, and license the trash and recycling haulers that provide these services to residents.

Planning efforts are assisted by the Solid Waste Management Committee, made up of representatives from cities and industry professionals.

Disposal Facilities

Facility Permitting

Anyone wanting to operate a solid waste disposal facility or a processing facility in Johnson County must be permitted. The Environment Division accepts permit applications for:

  • Composting facilities
  • Industrial, demolition and/or construction landfills
  • Materials recovery facilities
  • Sanitary landfills
  • Solid waste transfer stations
  • Tree and brush landfills
  • Waste processing facilities

Applicable fees and permit applications can be found on the Forms and Fees page under Solid Waste

For questions about Solid Waste permitting please contact Craig Wood 913-715-6917

Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping complaints in Johnson County are handled by the Department of Health and Environment and/or the Johnson County Planning and Codes Department. The Johnson County Public Works Department also handles illegal dumping complaints for solid waste found along the county unincorporated roadway easements.

Examples of illegal dumping complaints include:

  • construction/demolition debris
  • household hazardous waste- including paint and other household chemicals
  • municipal solid waste- regular trash
  • orphaned containers such as one-gallon, five-gallon, or even 55-gallon drums
  • trash and wood debris brought in from off site
  • waste tires

Report Illegal Dumping

If you witness illegal dumping occurring, please contact 9-1-1 and report the activity.

If you observe illegally dumped solid waste including waste tires, construction and demolition debris, household hazardous waste, etc., please complete the Environmental Complaint form.

You may also contact the Environmental Division by calling 913-715-6900

If you have additional questions or concerns about illegal dumping or non-permitted solid waste disposal sites, landfills, or dumps contact Craig Wood 913-715-6917

Residential Haulers

Curbside Recycling

Trash, recycling and yard waste collection can vary by the city you live in or whether you live in a Home Owner’s Association. Below are a list of cities with links to the appropriate pages on their websites. 

Bonner Springs | Edgerton | Fairway 
Gardner | Leawood | Lenexa | Merriam 
Mission | Mission Hills | Mission Woods 
Olathe | Overland Park | Prairie Village 
Roeland Park | Shawnee | Spring Hill 
Westwood

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment regulate all residential waste and recycling haulers that provide collection in Johnson County. 

If you have concerns about your trash and recycling collection, or have witnessed your recycling and yard waste being collected along with your trash, please contact Johnson County Department of Health and Environment 913-715-6907

Licensed Residential Waste Haulers

Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

Waste Management Landfill
17955 Holliday Drive, Shawnee, KS  66217
913-631-3300

Construction/Demolition Landfills

APAC-KS, Inc – KC Division
Stanley C/D Landfill
7100 W. 167th Street, Overland Park, KS 66085
913-814-6700

Asphalt Sales Company, Inc.
23200 W. 159th Street, Olathe, KS 66061
913-788-8806

Hamm Olathe C/D Landfill
Olathe C/D Landfill
23775 W. 159th Street, Olathe, KS 66061
913-856-4777

Waste Management Landfill
17955 Holliday Drive, Shawnee, KS  66217
913-631-3300

Solid Waste Transfer Stations

City of Lenexa
7700 Cottonwood, Lenexa, KS 66215
913-477-7880

City of Olathe
1681 S Valley Road, Olathe, KS 66061
913-971-9311

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facilities

City of Olathe
1385 S Robinson Drive, Olathe, KS 66061
913-971-9311

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment
5901 Jim Bills Road, Mission, KS 66203
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY- SCHEDULE HERE
913-715-6907

Materials Recovery Facilities

MARCK Industries of Kansas City, LLC
800 N Center Street, Gardner, KS 66030
913-738-7487

Composting Facilities

City of Olathe
127th and Hedge Lane, Olathe, KS 66061
913-971-9311

Waste Management
17955 Holliday Drive, Shawnee, KS 66217
913-631-3300

County Administration Building

111 S. Cherry St., Olathe, KS 66061

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