Trash & Recycling

All Waverly residents are provided disposal and recycling services. Fees are included in your monthly utility bill. Businesses contract privately for their services.  

Trash &Recycling Guidelines

Trash and recycling is collected Tuesdays.
Trash must be at the curb and within reach of the collector by 6am. 

For the following holidays, trash and recycling will be collected the next day:
Christmas, New Year, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day

Please place receptacles at the end of your driveway, no more than two feet from the road.  The arrows on the lid must be pointing toward the street, with the hinges facing away from the street.

Be sure to use the poly-cart provided. The container will only hold up to 200 lbs.  Please do not overload the container. Please call city hall if your container is damaged.

Residents are allowed one bulky item per week. This item must not obstruct your poly-cart and should not exceed 50 lbs and must be less than 3 feet by 4 feet. It is your responsibility to carry anything larger to the landfill.

Tree trimmings must be tied in bundles not exceeding 3 feet in length and 12 inches in diameter.

Tires or large appliances must be taken to the Coffey County Landfill

Do not discard batteries, paint cans, used oil or other hazardous waste in your trash. Please take these items directly to the Coffey County Hazardous Waste Department and dispose of them properly. 

The Coffey County Landfill is located east of Burlington on Native Road. The landfill is open to the public on the second Saturday of each month.  

 

Recycling

Curbside Pickup
Every 2nd & 4th Thursday, subject to the holiday schedule.
Your first tote is Free.

 

Citywide Clean-Up Days

City-wide clean-up is offered to every resident each April and October, these dates coincide with Coffey County Free Landfill weeks. Residents are notified of specific dates through the local newspaper, The Coffey County Republican, and on this site. Residents may place large items, yard debris, tree limbs, etc. for pick up. 

Metal items collected during the city-wide clean-up include: washers, dryers, stoves, hot water heaters, refrigerators, microwaves, air conditioners, bicycles, wagons, wire, and sheet metal, etc. 

Yard debris items must be bundled or stacked: tree limbs, shrubs, grass clippings, and items of this nature. 

The following items will NOT be picked-up: hazardous materials such as old paint cans, oil and gas cans, chemicals, and other items that would be considered “hazardous.” These items must be taken directly to the landfill. The landfill is free the week of City-wide Clean-up.

 

City of Waverly • 210 Pearson Ave • PO Box 308
Waverly. KS 66871

Open Monday-Friday
9:00 am-3:00 pm

(785) 733-2461 •  (785) 733-2395 Fax
For after-hours emergencies call 785-733-2791. 

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