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Trash Collection Information

2013 Trash Collection Pamphlet

City Transfer Station

The City Transfer Station – Composting operation is located approximately seven miles south and west of North Platte, just west of the inlet to Lake Maloney. Hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

For questions about this operation, you may call the site directly at 535-6710 or contact the Sanitation Office at 535-6702.

The following services are offered at the City Transfer Station:

  1. acceptance of waste for transfer to a licensed landfill;
  2. acceptance of totally separated yard waste for composting;
  3. acceptance of totally separated asphalt/concrete/brick rubble;
  4. acceptance of totally separated lead-acid batteries for recycling;
  5. acceptance of totally separated appliances for recycling;
  6. acceptance of tires for recycling;
  7. acceptance of used oils placed in 1 gallon plastic containers for recycling.

Fees at the transfer station-composting operation are:

Waste to be transferred per ton
Minimum Charge
$47.10
$20.00
Waste to be transferred per ton
(for haulers over 15,000 tons per year
Minimum Charge
$44.00
$20.00
Yard waste for composting per ton
Minimum Charge
$15.00
$7.50
Clean asphalt for grind per ton
Minimum Charge
$15.00
$7.50
Additional charge per tire $ 5.00

The following items are for sale (when available):

Composted yard waste for sale per ton $7.50

Trash Facts

The City of North Platte collects an average 128 tons of yard waste per week from North Platte residents during the months of April thru November.  That’s an average of 256,000 pounds of yard waste per week, or 8,704,000 pounds per year.  This equates to an average 989 pounds (almost half a ton) per year from each resident that the City crews collect from.

You, as a resident, could turn your yard waste carts back to the City and save $3.00 per month for each yard waste cart IF you took care of your own yard waste by mowing your grass with a mulching-type mower and you composted other yard waste to make a usable soil amendment for your lawn and garden.  This could also save you in fertilizing and watering costs.

If you do have excess yard waste/tree waste, you can haul it yourself to the City’s composting site at the Transfer Station and dump it free of charge.  Call 535-6710 for directions to the composting site.