About Us

Since our establishment in 1957, Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc.® and Affiliates has maintained an unrivaled record of customer satisfaction. Our founding standards of integrity and excellent service remain the basis of our reputation.

Read the Vision, Mission and Values that guide Deffenbaugh Industries as a company and employees.

Deffenbaugh Overview Video--includes an overview of the Deffenbaugh Landfill and the Deffenbaugh Recycling Center process.

Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc. and Affiliates provide the following services

  • Commercial and residential waste disposal, collection, and transportation
  • Commercial and residential recycling
  • Construction waste services
  • Portable toilet services

Headquartered in suburban Kansas City and operating from locations in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Nebraska, and Iowa, Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc. and Affiliates is the largest privately owned refuse firm in the Midwest. Each member of our more than 1000-person staff shares the company's commitment to customer service and satisfaction.

Landfill Development and Operations

Deffenbaugh's Landfill is located at Interstate 435 and Holliday Drive in Shawnee, Kansas. Situated on nearly 1,000 acres with a secure perimeter, the Deffenbaugh Landfill is the largest, safest, Subtitle D landfill in the Midwest.

The Deffenbaugh Landfill is the largest disposal facility in greater Kansas City and the state of Kansas. Additionally, Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc. and Affiliates has constructed other municipal solid waste landfills and operates transfer stations and demolition landfills in the Midwest.


Deffenbaugh Industries is proud to be recognized with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.