Solid Waste | Landfill

The Solid Waste Department has eight full time and two part-time employees. Seasonal help is added in the summertime. The Solid Waste Department is under the direction of the Public Services Director.

Solid Waste Customers

  • 2600 residential
  • 400 commercial
  • 90 rural

The City services rural customers inside a 5-mile radius of Sidney. Any request for service outside of that radius is evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

The Solid Waste Department handles the collection, hauling and disposal of garbage from residents and businesses in Sidney. Garbage is then baled and buried at the Sidney's landfill.


  • Operations of the Subtitle D Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfill
  • Operations of the Construction and Demolition Landfill
  • Baling Facility
  • Collection and hauling of garbage both residential and commercial
  • Collects and processes recycling roll offs at the Recycling Center
  • Compost Site
  • Wood chips generally available in April on a first come basis

Life Expectancy

  • Estimated life expectancy of current MSW cell is approximately 30 years
  • Estimated total site life is approximately 73 years