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Solid Waste Rate Schedule – Effective January 1, 2024

7772 KY 815
Owensboro KY 42301
Phone: 270-229-4484
Monday-Friday  7:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday  7:00am to Noon

The minimum charge for disposal at the West Daviess County Landfill is $7.00.  This rate does not include the amount assessed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky for an environmental remediation fee.

Environmental Remediation Fee – Commonwealth of Kentucky $1.75 minimum

Note: The environmental remediation fee is a requirement of the Commonwealth of Kentucky KRS 224.43-500. This fee is to be imposed on generators of waste at transfer stations and waste disposal facilities. This fee is charged in addition to the applicable rates listed below.

In-County Solid Waste $30.00 per ton
Out-of-County Solid Waste $35.00 per ton
In-County C&D Material $23.00 per ton
Out-of-County C&D Material $33.00 per ton
Yard Waste (Chips) $23.00 per ton
Yard Waste (Whole Limbs) $25.00 per ton
Contaminated Soil* $23.00 per ton
Special Waste** – Final Rate TBD by Management $35.00 min. per ton

*PCB contaminated containing 49 ppm or less, or petroleum contaminated soils with benzene concentration equal to or less than 1.0 ppm, contaminations above those levels are classified as Special Waste.

**Special Waste- High volume wastes of low hazard which includes but isn’t limited to the following categories (examples are illustrative and not all inclusive):

  • Low Density Wastes – Packaging materials such as closed cell foams, empty capsules such as tanks or boats, extrusion wastes
  • Low Shear Strength Wastes – Pond muds, slurry pits solids, industrial sludges, food wastes, water/wastewater sludge
  • Friable Wastes – Cotton dusts, casting sands, insulation materials
  • Hard to Handle Wastes – Large dimension waste, off road tires, bulk containers
  • Industrial Wastes – Contaminated soils, non-hazardous non-liquid wastes
  • Asbestos – All types
Additional Charges:
Waste Tires Off-Rim On-Rim
Car $3.00 $5.00
Light Truck $3.00 $6.00
Diesel Tire $10.50 $21.00
Tractor Tire $35.00 $70.00
Oil Filters $1.00
PCB – Containing Light Ballasts $3.00
Fluorescent Light Bulbs 4 feet $1.25
8 feet $2.50
Liquid Paint $2.00 per gallon
Freon Removal (per compressor) $15.00
Waste – No charge:

The following is a list of items accepted free of charge, if separated from other waste, at all permitted waste facilities owned and operated by the Daviess County Fiscal Court:

  • Lead acid batteries
  • Used motor oil
  • Aluminum cans
  • Aluminum
  • Tin

The Landfill may assess a no tarp fee of $20.00 and a $50.00 fee for misidentified waste.

*Misidentified Waste is waste that a customer says is one type but is actually found to be another type OR when two or more types of material are in a load but only one type is declared. An example is a load of brush also containing tires with the customer only declaring the brush when on the scale.

Volume Haulers Discounted Rates:

Schedule I – 500 ton per month minimum

In-County Solid Waste $27.00 per ton
Out-of-County Solid Waste $31.50 per ton
In-County C&D Material $21.00 per ton
Out-of-County C&D Material $30.00 per ton

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