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Plumb Thicket Landfill Responsible Waste Disposal, Diversion and Recycling

Plumb Thicket Landfill

This landfill is a municipal solid waste landfill operating under a permit issued by the State for the disposal of municipal solid waste. We are supported by our hauling company, We are a full service solid waste disposal company.

Plumb Thicket is a modern municipal solid waste disposal facility permitted by the Kansas Department of Health & Environment and is in full compliance with Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR 28-29-108).

Plumb Thicket is located approximately 10 miles northwest of Harper. The landfill entrance is located off of K2 highway.

The site accepts municipal solid wastes, construction/demolition wastes and special wastes with proper approval.

We can provide transportation and disposal services for municipal solid waste, industrial waste, and special wastes including asbestos, and non-hazardous contaminated soils. As well as transportation and disposal services for construction and demolition wastes including transportation of large demolition projects using walking floor trailers. We also provide scrap tire hauling and processing.

We are very proud of our facility and we welcome the opportunity to address your disposal needs. Our focus is on customer service and safety. We strive to achieve easy and rapid access in and out of the facility. We feel certain that we will exceed your expectations of your solid waste disposal requirements.


We strive to assure complete safety of our employees, our customers and the public in all of our operations. Protection from accident or injury is paramount in all we do. Please review our safety video​ in preparation of visiting our site.




Plumb Thicket Landfill aligns our goals for the sustainability of resources in the community.

Office Hours


9:00 AM to 5:00PM







Holiday Schedule

New Years Day


Martin Luther King Day

Presidents Day

Memorial Day


Independence Day

Labor Day

Veterans Day

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

New Years Eve



Plumb Thicket Landfill only accepts non-hazardous solid waste for disposal.


What do we do?

We are a Solid Waste Disposal Facility.

When are we open to public?

Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM. - 4:00 PM.

Closed Saturday and Sunday.

Note: hours subject to change during weather or winter months.

What do we take?

Household waste, Non-hazardous commercial/industrial waste, Farm or Ag waste, Municipal solid waste, Out-of-county C&D, Dead animals, KDHE approved special wastes (sludges, contaminated soils etc., treated lumber).

How can you find us?

Seven miles north of Harper, KS. Off K2 hwy.

What is the price for a typical public load?

$50.25 a ton, $44.25 a ton for in county C&D Special Waste is $59 a ton , liquids and asbestos is $66 a ton

Is there a special price for Tires, E-Waste, White Goods, Batteries, Green Waste, Wood Waste, etc?

No. We do not take these products.

Can I bring my old paint, chemicals and/or cleaning supplies to the landfill?

No, these items must go to a chemical waste disposal facility.

What if I need to get rid of asbestos/chemically contaminated soil and/or other contaminated material?

With proper documentation, we can accept some of these types of items. Please call the landfill and we will provide you information and instruction for disposing of “special waste.”

Does my load have to be covered/tarped?

YES, ALL loads must be covered/tarped and/or secured in such a manner that no waste or debris can fly out, fall out or become airborne in anyway. Uncovered/unsecured loads will be charged double, no exceptions.

Can I come out to the landfill and salvage or pick through the trash?

No, salvaging or “picking” is not allowed at the landfill.

Do we take Checks, ATM or Credit Cards?

Check or pre approved credit only.

What is the Phone Number?

Can they email a question?

Yes, please email randybo@wcnx.org

Who is the special waste contact?

Jordan Dickson: 405-403-9253

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Why Choose Plumb Thicket Landfill

Plumb Thicket Landfill Company is committed to utilizing the very best people and technology to provide a responsible solution for today and future generations. We believe that safe disposal of our solid waste is an essential part of making our communities clean, enjoyable and well-managed.

Importance of safety

We strive to assure complete safety of our employees, our customers and the public in all of our operations. Protection from accident or injury is paramount in all we do. Please review our safety video​ in preparation of visiting our site.

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