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The following information is provided as a convenience for the citizens of Douglas County.

Douglas County does not provide residential curbside trash pickup. As residents, you are encouraged to investigate and determine the most economical and practical means of disposing of your domestic trash.

Transfer Sites

As an alternative to curbside residential trash pickup, there are two trash transfer sites in Douglas County that accept residential trash in addition to other items. These sites are listed below:

Sedalia Transfer Site and Community Recycling Center (5761 Peterson Road)

Imperial Enterprises operates the Sedalia Transfer Site and Community Recycling Center on a contract basis with Douglas County. This site is available to residents for the drop-off of residential waste and light construction materials. The site also accepts appliances, furniture, household items.

The site is located on Peterson Road, 1 mile north of Sedalia (Take the Sedalia exit off Hwy 85 to Hwy 67, proceed over the railroad tracks and take the first road to the right, which is Platte Rd (Platte turns into Peterson). Continue 1 mile north to the entrance.)

The hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. every Monday and Saturday including all Monday holidays except Christmas and New Year.

A full-service recycling operation is also in place at the facility. All types of metal products, both ferrous and non-ferrous, aluminum cans, steel cans, newspaper, and cardboard are accepted. Car batteries and motor oil are accepted for recycling as well.

The following prices apply:

  • 30-gallon trash bags $3.00 each
  • 40-gallon trash bags $4.00 each
  • 50-gallon trash bags or drums $5.50 each
  • Level pickup truck loads $35.00
  • Above bed $45.00
  • Roofline loads $60.00
  • Non-compactable loads will be priced in the yard. Yardage rates are $27.00 per cubic yard.

Just about any type of waste material can be handled. Some materials require special handling and processing. If you have items to dispose of please do not hesitate to call for information on specific disposal requirements.

Please call 303.621.2275 for information and answers to questions.


2.5 miles north of Deckers ( 7828 S Highway 67)

The site is open Saturdays only 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) and 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. during Mountain Standard Time (MST). The site is located at 7828 S Hwy 67 approximately 1 ½ miles north of Deckers on Hwy 67 at DOTT’s Park.

The following prices apply:

  • 30-gallon bags $2.25 each
  • 55-gallon bags $4.25 each
  • Drums $4.25 each
  • Level pickup truck loads $25.00
  • Roofline loads $40.00
  • Non-compactable construction materials $21.00 per cubic yard.  Prices are subject to change.
  • Recyclable materials
    • plastics 1-7
    • tin and aluminum
    • paper, white and colored magazines, junk mail, envelopes, brochures/pamphlets, coated paper, computer printouts, carbonless receipts, manuals with folders
    • glass bottles and jars
    • cardboard boxes

Swayback Site will accept branches at no charge.  Pine Needles and Pine Cones will need to be disposed of through the trash according to the prices listed above.

We do not accept non-Recyclable materials such as:

  • electronics
  • car/truck batteries
  • hazardous chemicals
  • plastic bags, shrink wrap and styrofoam

Should you need additional information regarding the Swayback trash transfer site, please call 303. 660.7480.