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Yard Waste Recycling Site


Yard Waste Recycling Site

The City of Hesston provides a free Yard Waste Recycling Site for city residents only to dispose of personal yard waste. Commercial use is not allowed.

Location & Times
8900 N Hoover Rd, Hesston   Open daily Dawn to Dusk
From Ridge Rd & Lincoln Blvd (King Park), go 1 mile East to Hoover Rd. Then turn Left and go 1/2 mile North. Located on the Right or East side of road.

Permitted Materials
  • Leaves - place in marked area (please dispose of bags at your home)
  • Grass clippings - place in marked area (please dispose of bags at your home)
  • Plant material
  • Straw
  • Brush
  • Shrubs
  • Branches, twigs, trees
Please put only grass or leaves in the designated compost pile. No branches, twigs, or bags!
Composted materials are free to City of Hesston residents.

Not Allowed
  • Plastic bags or non-biodegradable containers
  • Commercial dumping
  • Construction/Demolition materials
  • Treated or untreated processed lumber
  • Food waste
  • Dirt, rock, concrete
  • Any material prohibited by Federal, State, or Local rules and regulations
  • Shooting on police shooting range (located on site)
The site is operated under the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Open Burn Site (OBS) permit 02-96-1011. It is maintained by the City of Hesston Public Works Department and is monitored by the Hesston Police Department. Contact City Hall at (620) 327-4412 for additional information, or contact the Police Department at (620) 327-2020 to report a violation of site rules.

Violation Fines (each occurrence, Ordinance 010-2020-220)
  • $100 Non-Resident Violations
  • $250 Non-Resident Contractor/Commercial Violations
Ordinance: 010-2020-221, 010-2020-220

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