City of Gardner KS


If you reside within the city limits of Gardner, KS, your service package includes curbside removal of Trash, Recycle and Yard Waste.

Please be sure to place all items out by 7:00 a.m. on your pick-up day.

There are separate trucks for each service that will arrive at different times.

We make accommodations for elderly and disabled households.

Windy days make for a big mess.  Help us help you get rid of your disposables.  Bag it up!  This greatly diminishes fly-away items during collection whether it's done by manual labor or automation.  Thanks so much for your help!

  • Trash is limited to what will fit inside the provided cart with the lid closed (Dec 26-31 up to 5 extra bags of trash picked-up at no additional fee (bagged only)
  • Please only place bagged trash inside cart
  • Place cart with arrows facing street (if the cart does not have arrows, bar facing street, wheels in back) at the curb, leaving 3 ft. clearance around the cart
  • Overage stickers may be purchased at our office:  115 W Warren St, Gardner, KS or call our office
  • Please do not place items on top of the cart or tie down the lid

  • No limits to recycle!  If you regularly set out more than the provided container will hold, you can use your own container.  Please mark "recycle" or place a recycle symbol all around the container for easy identification.
  • Contact us if you would like a larger recycle container ($1 per month).
  • We also accept junk mail, bagged shredded paper and phone books.
  • Flatten cardboard.  Rinse all containers - lids and labels OK.
  • Unacceptable:  food/grease stained items, trash, scrap metal and glass.
  • Ripple Glass has a purple dumpster for glass food & beverage containers.
Holiday waste that can be placed in recycle container:
  • Wrapping Paper and Gift Tags
  • Paper Gift Bags
  • Christmas Cards and Envelopes
  • Paper & Plastic Decorations
  • Tin Foil Food Plates & Pans (food free)
  • Plastic Bags
  • Bagged Shredded Paper
    Accepted items:

    • This free service runs your first pick-up in March through your last pick-up in November.
    • 6 item weekly limit.  Overage stickers can be purchased at our office (or call).
    • December through February:  $1.50 per bag/bundle, scheduled in advance. (This fee may change to accommodate our fee at the time of service)
    • Acceptable:  Grass/Plant clippings, leaves and tree trimmings ONLY.
    • Unacceptable:  Construction debris, rock, landscape decor, mulch, dirt, trash. (If it fits inside your trash cart (bagged) and does not exceed the weight limited listed on the cart, we can take it with trash)
    • Tree limbs:  3" max diameter, 4' lengths and tied with twine/rope (no wire).
    • Grass/plant clippings and leaves must be in paper bio-degradable bags.
    • We will not dump containers of yard waste.
    • Live Christmas trees and wreaths are taken with your trash. Call to schedule. (does not count toward trash limits)

      • Furniture, appliance, construction debris, carpeting and clean-out piles.
      • Stickers cannot be used for these items.
      • Must be called in during business hours at least 1 day prior to your pick-up day.  If you are a Monday pick-up, call by 4 p.m. Friday.
      • If we are unable to quote a price by phone, we will schedule a free estimate.
      • Consider a dumpster for large clean-out jobs.

          Some non-household waste items that cannot be disposed of:
          • Vehicle batteries
          • Paint
          • Oil and other vehicle liquid waste
          • Hazardous medical waste
          • Anything else listed on the container as hazardous or toxic
            Johnson County residents can dispose of hazardous waste
            at these locations:

            City of Olathe Hazard Collection Facility
            Johnson County Environmental HHW Collection Facility


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