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Prohibited Items

Below is a list of waste prohibited from landfill disposal, however Sarpy County provides a separate drop off area at the landfill for several of these wastes listed. For additional information, please contact the Sarpy County Environmental Control Office at 402/253-2461.

Hazardous Wastes:

Hazardous waste from industry, business, and government are prohibited from entering the landfill site, Contact the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality at 402/471-4210.

Special Wastes from industry, business, and government:

Defined as non-hazardous wastes which are generated from industry, business, and government. The Sarpy County Landfill will not accept Special Waste as a rule, however we will accept petroleum contaminated soil with these conditions:

  • Sarpy County Point of Origin
  • With an appointment
  • Location (source)Name of owner/responsible party
  • Laboratory test results performed in advance

    Please contact the Sarpy County Environmental Control Office at 402/253-2461 for additional information.

Examples of Potential Hazardous or Special Wastes:

  • Radioactive waste
  • Flammable or explosive wasteCorrosive wastes
  • Infectious wastes
  • Pesticides and herbicides
  • PCB wastes, light ballasts, dielectric fluids
  • Florescent light tubes, mercury containing wastes
  • Asbestos containing wastes
  • Sludge's and tank sediments
  • Waste contained in drums, buckets or cans
  • Waste marked with placards, warnings or danger labels
  • Wastes with chemical odors
  • Solvents, thinners, paints or inksPetroleum contaminated wastes
  • Treated railroad ties and power poles
  • Industrial, process dusts, airborne wastes, powders

Yard Waste:

Defined as; grass and leaves. Grass and leaves are prohibited from disposal in the active working area of the landfill. The county does provide a compost site at the landfill for yard waste disposal for all customers. No plastic yard or leaf bags accepted at the compost site. All trash must be disposed of at the working face of the landfill or the multi-purpose building. No co-mingled trash and yard waste accepted at the compost site or the working face of the landfill. Repeated infractions of co-mingled waste will result in "Non-compliance" fee of $500.00 per truck.

Bulk Liquids (Other than household):

Bulk liquids are prohibited from disposal in the landfill. These wastes require approval for disposal from the waste water treatment plants. Please contact the Sarpy County Environmental Control Office at 402/253-2461 for additional information.

Appliances (White Goods):

Waste appliances are prohibited from disposal in the landfill. However, the County has provided a drop off area at the landfill for white goods, (major appliances) a separate fee is required. Or consult the telephone book for recyclers who handle appliances for a fee. The recyclers may offer a less expensive fee for disposal.

Waste Oil and Lead Acid Batteries:

Waste oil and lead acid batteries are prohibited from landfill disposal. However, as a public service to the customer the landfill has provided a drop off location at the landfill for your convenience. Also provided is a waste oil barrel for used motor oil, please follow the directions provided by the gatekeeper.

Tires:

All tires are prohibited from disposal in the landfill beginning September 1995. A drop off site is provided at the landfill for and additional fee. Large loads of tires will not be accepted.