Office Hours:

Monday through Friday, 7 AM - 3:30 PM

Landfill Hours & Fees

The Solid Waste and Recycling Department is also responsible for the operation of the City-owned landfill located on Savannah Highway in Florence.

Landfill hours:

7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday

Landfill Tipping Fees:

ADEM Rule 335-13-1-.03

(28) Construction/Demolition Waste - waste building materials, packaging, and rubble resulting from construction, remodeling, repair, or demolition operations on houses, commercial buildings, and other structures. Such wastes include, but are not limited to, masonry materials, sheetrock, roofing waste, insulation (not including asbestos), scrap metal, and wood products. Uncontaminated concrete, soil, brick, waste asphalt paving, ash resulting from the combustion of untreated wood, rock, and similar materials are excluded from this definition.

We can no longer accept municipal solid waste or garbage at the landfill. Should you generate this type of material, you can contact the following transfer stations for further information:

North Alabama Transfer Station - Hwy 157, Florence (256) 760-7189

Lauderdale County Solid Waste - Hwy 157, Florence (256) 760-5874

Debris from construction, demolition, alterations or repairs - removal required. This is not a service that the city provides. A fee will be charged on this type of material for businesses and residents alike.

Landfill Tipping Fees

Standard Fee:  Unlined Area

($6.00 Minimum Per Load) $25.00/Ton Effective Date - 11/01/08

Nonfriable Asbestos:

($100.00 Minimum Per Load) $100.00/Ton  

Tires and Rubber Bumpers:

($6.00 Minimum Per Load) $100.00/Ton


Freon Removal


$25.00 Each


Recycle Plant Hours:

Monday through Friday, 7AM-3: 30 PM