Unacceptable C&D Wastes

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) considers the following materials unacceptable for disposal in a construction and demolition (C&D) waste disposal area:

  • Waste material containing friable asbestos
  • Garbage
  • Appliances from which ozone depleting chlorofluorocarbons have not been removed in accordance with the provisions of the federal clean air act
  • Electrical equipment containing regulated hazardous materials
  • Tires, drums, and containers even if such wastes resulted from C&D activities
  • Processed tires (i.e. cut or baled)
  • Mud trap wastes from businesses other than commercial car washes
  • Processed wood which is considered to present a significant risk of adverse impacts to groundwater quality, including wood disposed from industrial manufacturing processes where wood is treated with creosote, oil borne preservatives, or water borne preservatives
  • Bagged or bulk quantities of leaves and/or grass clippings
  • Trash bags unless demonstrated to contain only acceptable C&D wastes
  • Packaging wastes that are generated at retail establishments selling construction materials, chemical containers generated from any source, or packaging generated during maintenance of existing structures

If regulated hazardous, regulated PCB, or medical waste is observed, notify the KDHE - Bureau of Waste Management at (785) 296-1600 within one working day.

If unacceptable wastes are observed and cannot be disposed in a permitted location at the Coffey County Landfill, the driver will be supplied with the following contact information to locate an alternative disposal facility: KDHE - Bureau of Waste Management: (785) 296-1600