Olathe Solid Waste Transfer Station

The Transfer station will be closed for maintenance from Dec. 12 to Dec. 25.
Normal hours will resume on Monday, Dec. 26.
Thank you for your understanding and patience.  

1681 South Valley Road
Olathe, Kansas 66061
(913) 971-5175

Cash, check and the following credit cards are accepted:

  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Transfer Station photo


Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday, 7 am - 4 pm
Saturday, 7 am - noon


Located near 151st & Lone Elm, west of Olathe Medical Center
in the Lone Elm Industrial Park

Transfer Station map


Tonnage Disposal Fee    
Solid waste   $40.50 per ton
Tipping Fees   Fees are calculated by weight - $40.50 per ton.
Olathe residents - with photo ID   $25 minimum per load. 
Minimum Fee - Non-residents   $30 minimum per load.  
Per Item Disposal Fees    
Passenger car/truck tires   $ 5 each
Large truck/semi tires   $10 each
Appliances with Freon   $30 each

Not accepted:

  • barrels
  • hazardous wastes
  • liquids
  • medical or infectious wastes
  • tractor tires
  • yard wastes
  • waste sludges such as oils and paints

Facility rules:

  • Please obey directions from signs, signals and facility personnel in all areas of the transfer station.

  • Unload only in the proper designated area or container.

  • Only vehicles that have an automated unloading/dumping capability are directed to the facility tipping floor.

    • Please follow directions of the tipping floor operator and stay at least 5’ from other vehicles.

    • Do not dump directly into the pit.

  • Be sure all waste material is placed into roll-off containers.
  • Be mindful of debris around the drop-off site.
  • Do not stand on retaining walls.
  • Keep children inside your vehicle.

  • All loads must be secured to prevent littering.

​Olathe residents visit Yard Waste Recycling for City service options.

Non-residents and businesses visit Johnson County Yard Waste and Compost options.