Jerry Petersen – 620.221.4307


23857 81st Road
Winfield, Kansas 67156

About the Landfill

The Transfer Station provides for safe disposal of solid waste. The Transfer Station will accept household hazardous waste, construction demolition waste, and tires.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday:  8:00am to 12:00pm


Monday, January 17, 2022

Monday, February 21, 2022

Monday, May 20, 2022

Monday, July 4, 2022

Monday, September 5, 2022

Friday, November 11, 2022

Thursday, November 24, 2022 and Friday, November 25, 2022

Friday, December 23, 2022 and Monday, December 26, 2022

Transfer Station Rates*

Covered Trash$44.00 per ton for covered or secured loads
Construction & Demo Debris$30.00 per ton for covered or secured loads
RR Ties, Tel Poles$75.00 per ton for covered or secured loads
Tires – Passenger$ 3.00 per tire
Tires – Passenger w/rim$ 3.25 per tire
Tires – Truck$ 9.00 per tire
Tires – Tractor$15.00 per tire
White GoodsNo charge
Household hazardous wasteNo charge

*Please note that unsecured or untarped loads will be charged double.


Cowley County Landfill does not currently participate in a recycling program. The City of Ark City (620-441-4480 or 620-441-4460) and City of Winfield (620-221-5600) should be contacted directly for information regarding their recycling programs.

Hazardous Household Waste

Acceptable Waste

  • Non-chlorinated, non-reactive flammable liquids
  • Oil based paints
  • Latex paints
  • Used automotive oil
  • Corrosive acids – solid or liquid
  • Corrosive bases – solid or liquid
  • Dioxin
  • Flammables, pesticides, and chlorinated products
  • Oxidizers
  • Poisons
  • Reactive solids
  • Batteries
  • Antifreeze

Non-Acceptable Waste

  • EPA K-Listed, U-Listed, or P-Listed waste
  • Municipal solid waste
  • Ammunition and explosives
  • Infectious waste
  • Radioactive waste

Construction Demolition Waste

Acceptable Waste

Construction demolition waste is solid waste resulting from the construction, remodeling, repair, and demolition of structures, roads, sidewalks, and utilities; including but not limited to:

  • Bricks, concrete, and other masonry materials
  • Roofing materials
  • Soil and Rock
  • Wood and wood products
  • Wall or floor coverings
  • Plaster and drywall
  • Plumbing fixtures
  • Electrical wiring and electrical components containing no hazardous materials
  • Non-asbestos insulation
  • Small amounts of construction related packaging mixed with waste
  • Furniture
  • Appliances with no freon
  • Asphalt pavement

Non-Acceptable Waste

If you leave these items you will be charged trash price.

Wastes that are not accepted in the Construction-Demolition Pit include:

  • Caulking tubes (empty or full)
  • Containers (empty or full)
  • Aerosol cans
  • Toys
  • Clothes
  • Lawn mowers
  • Batteries
  • Garbage (including drink containers and fast food trash)
  • Appliances (containing freon)
  • Tires (of any size)
  • Friable asbestos
  • Electrical equipment containing hazardous materials
  • Drums or containers even through such wastes resulted from construction and demolition activities (Note: empty paint and oil cans, caulking tubes, or chemical containers of any sort are not acceptable)
General Information
Phone Numbers
Fax: 620-221-5496
Emergencies: Dial 911
311 East 9th Avenue

Monday - Friday
8am-12pm 1pm-5pm
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