Landfill Department

Landfill Administrator: Rodney Cleair
Phone #: (309) 375-6045
Fax Number: (309) 375-6046
Office Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM
Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat:  Open 8am
Monday – Friday: 
Across Scale by 3:30pm / Leave Landfill by 4:00pm
Saturday: Across Scale by 11:30 / Leave Landfill by Noon 

Mailing Address:
Knox County Landfill
Box 407
Wataga, IL 61488

Knox County Landfill
996 Knox Road 2150N
Oneida, IL 61447

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Freedom of Information Officer:  Scott G. Erickson, County Clerk

Duties of the Department:
The Knox County Landfill provides a variety of services to the public including:

  • Operation of the only landfill in Knox County.
  • Maintining contracts with outside entities for refuse disposal.
  • Maintain records and requirements for any required regulating agency.

How to get information:
Information regarding the Knox County Landfill  may be obtained by phone at (309) 375-6045.  Freedom of Information requests may be made in person or by mail to the above listed contact.  Requests by mail should be sent to 200 South Cherry Street Galesburg, IL  61401.

Employees:  Full Time 14
Annual Budget Available HERE