The City of Baldwin City currently contracts for solid waste collection and recycling services with Ottawa Sanitation Service. Solid waste collection for those north of High Street is Monday. For those south of High Street, collection day is Wednesday. Signal Oak Estates subdivision is collected on Friday. To contact Ottawa Sanitation, you may call them toll free: 800-494-3227.
- Bulky items will be collected on regular collection days. Most yard waste will be collected. Construction materials cannot be collected.
- For special collection of appliances, furniture, or other large items, please contact Ottawa Sanitation Service (785) 242-3227 at least 24 hours in advance to arrange for pickup of these special items.
- Exceptions are made for Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For those holidays, collection will be delayed one day.
- Paper, plastic and cardboard can be recycled thru curbside recycling. Please contact City Hall at 785-594-6427 to add this service.
The City sponsors a city-wide cleanup day each year in the late spring.
How to Recycle Glass, Hazardous Waste Disposal & Pharmaceuticals:
Recycling of glass is a joint project of Baldwin City, the Ripple Glass Company and Baldwin City Market. The Ripple Glass bin is located in the Baldwin City Market parking lot. Want to know more about Ripple Glass? Visit their site! http://www.rippleglass.com/
Household Hazardous Waste Facility