City of Henderson changes landfill rates

A new fee schedule has begun at the City of Henderson Landfill.

Transfer Station/Convenience Center (regular household trash):

No charge for Henderson City/County personal residences. 
$38.75 per ton for businesses and out of Henderson County residents, with a minimum $10 charge plus state fee.

CD&D (construction debris, limbs, dirt, concrete and "top of the hill" material):

  • $5 for up to 400 pounds for Henderson City/County residential customers
  • $25 per ton prorated for Henderson City/County residential customers
  • $12 for up to 400 pounds for Henderson City/County commercial customers
  • $60 per ton prorated for Henderson City/County commercial customers
  • $18 for up to 400 pounds for out of Henderson County residents
  • $90 per ton prorated for out of Henderson County residents

The landfill has reached capacity, so the new charges are to offset disposal fees and the cost of transporting CD&D material to the landfill in Daviess County. 

Fees must be paid by cash or check. Proof of residency is required.

Recycling can be dropped off at no charge at the Recycling Center at 398 Sam Ball Way, Henderson. 

The landfill is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to noon. 

The landfill also provides collection containers outside the gates when the Recycling Center is closed.

Items accepted at the Recycling Center include:

  • Cardboard and mix board (Cereal boxes, soft drink boxes, etc.) 
  • Electronics (flat computer screens accepted -- TVs or computer screens) 
  • Used oil filters, used oil
  • Metal, including metal cans (no tanks of any kind) 
  • Aluminum cans
  • Appliances (Freon removed by EPA-approved process before it comes to the recycling center and line cut, or your appliance will be refused)
  • Newspaper, office paper and mail 
  • Plastic bottles/Plastics #1 thru #7 (no Styrofoam) 
  • Glass bottles (no plate glass, windows or door frames) 
  • Lead acid batteries and regular household batteries 
  • Tires (residential only) 
  • Magazines, books, and grocery bags.

For more information on the Henderson landfill, click here.

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(This story was originally published November 1, 2017)

 


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