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Drop-Off Centers and Locations                                                                              Contact
                                                                                                                                Staci Joice     

The following location have large green hard-top containers that are available to the       Email
public 24/7.  These containers are ‘Commingled’, meaning ALL accepted items (See        913-367-1666
Below) go into this container, no separation needed.  

Attention: All recyclables must be empty, clean, and compacted. 

1.  Atchison Recycling Center
   2505 US Hwy 73 
Atchison, KS 66002

  2.  Atchison County Transfer Station
    8575 Neosho Rd.
    Atchison, KS 66002

 3.  Effingham Transfer Station
      9803 US Hwy 159
    Effingham, KS 66023


Items Accepted in Commingled Recycling:

  • Newsprint
  • Plastics 1-7
  • Cardboard and Cereal boxes
  • Aluminum/Tins Cans
  • Office Paper
  • Junk Mail
  • Catalogs & Brochures


Items NOT Accepted in Commingled Recycling:

  • Glass
  • Food Waste
  • Trash
  • Plastic Bags
  • Shredded Paper
  • Books
  • Paper Plates
  • Styrofoam
  • Liquid


We also accept Glass Recycling in 2 Locations. 

    1. Atchison Transfer Station
    Glass Bunker
    8575 Neosho Rd. 
    Atchison, KS 66002
    2. Atchison Recycling Center
    Glass Container
2505 US Hwy 73 
Atchison, KS 66002

If in the event that there is no container at this location, please use the next most convenient location.  The containers are dumped when they are at capacity, and are usually returned the same day.