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Yes. You may bring items to the landfill in a car if they are small enough to fit inside. There is a citizens’ drop off point near the scale house that does not require driving over landfill cells. Please notify the scale operator what specific items you have in your vehicle to dispose of prior to disposal.
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The landfill is located at 7733 Highway 125, Elba, Alabama 36323.
For a complete list, please see our Acceptable Waste page.
We will not separate recyclables from trash once materials are deposited in the landfill. This is for safety reasons.
Scavenging through garbage is not permitted at any time and once waste is placed in a disposal area, it cannot be removed from the landfill.
We do not offer a pick-up service for large items.
The landfill operates Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m., except on holidays listed on the landfill’s website.
You may pay by cash, check, or credit card. We accept all major credit cards, except for American Express. There is a 3% fee added to all credit card transactions.
For any other questions or comments, please contact the Landfill Manager at (334) 897-6773.
It is extracted and flared.
Trash is covered with Alternative Daily Coverage (ADC) at the end of each working day. At the end of each week, it is covered with soil. We perform annual surface emissions testing and quarterly gas migration testing. We use trained personnel to perform operation and maintenance of our landfill gas system to ensure that the system is operating properly. We use litter fence around the active disposal area to catch windblown litter. We have a crew of a landfill employee as supervisor and two inmates that perform daily litter pickup within the landfill perimeter. We also have a Landfill employee who is very active in picking up debris on Highway 125 from Elba to Highway 167 on a daily basis. In addition, we use a water truck to control dust on our paved and unpaved roadways.