Compactor Operator:  Randy Hardwick

Phone: 913-757-2144


Sunday          1 pm - 5 pm
Monday         1 pm - 5 pm
Tuesday         1 pm - 7 pm
Wednesday   1 pm - 5 pm
Thursday       Closed
Friday            Closed
Saturday        8 am - 12 noon and
                       1 pm - 5 pm

The La Cygne compactor is closed on these holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

The La Cygne compactor is located at the west edge of La Cygne on K-152 (next to the river bridge). The compactor is a service of Linn County and the operator is employed by the City of La Cygne.

In addition to ordinary household trash, the compactor has recycling bins for metal, cardboard, mixed plastics and paper. No paint, oil, tires, batteries, shingles, wood, siding, furniture, or other hazardous materials are allowed. For information concerning disposal of hazardous materials and large items please see below for the Linn County Landfill.



Located at 4183 Vernon Road, Prescott, Kansas




Household Hazardous Waste

The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facility is located at the Noxious Weed Building at 4067 Vernon Road. It is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and accepts construction and debris until 3:30 pm. Items that are accepted include:

  • Oil-Based Paint and Latex Paint
  • Household Cleaning Chemicals
  • Solvents
  • House and Garden Pesticides
  • Waste Oil
  • Batteries

Pricing: $10 minimum up to 800 pounds then goes to $25.00 per ton


The following items may be recycled:

  • Plastics – rinse milk and plastic pop bottles; remove top plastic ring
  • Cardboard
  • Waste Paper
  • Aluminum
  • Magazines
  • Newspaper – do not place in plastic bags or wrappings
  • Tin cans

Disposal Site Schedules