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Lauderdale County Solid Waste Department

Solid Waste Office:

5100 Hwy 157 N. (Cloverdale Road)
Florence, AL 35633

Landfill Address:

5700 Hwy 157
Florence, AL 35633

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1059
Florence, AL 35631

Phone: 256-760-5878

Office Hours:

The landfill operates from 7:30 A.M. until 3:30 P.M. Monday thru Friday and from 8:00 A.M to 11:30 A.M.

Solid Waste Manager:

Tom Smith
256-760-5878

Lauderdale County Solid Waste Department provides residential garbage collection for all of Lauderdale County excluding Florence City Limits, Rogersville City Limits and Lexington City Limits. Residential garbage collection is $14.00 per month for 1 day per week collection in carts provided by the county.

The county operates its own landfill located at 5700 Hwy 157 N.. (Cloverdale Road) North of Florence @ Underwood. This C & D landfill is permitted to accept building type debris,trees and limbs, paper, tires, appliances (that have not had Freon in them) and other similar type wastes. We also accept household garbage at our transfer station located inside our landfill.

The Solid Waste Office is located at 5700 Hwy 157 N. (Cloverdale Road) north of Florence @ Underwood/Petersville area.

Holiday Schedule:

This department observes six (6) major holidays.  New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.  If your service falls on one of these holidays, your service will resume the following day.  The remaining days will run one day late with Friday's routes collected on Saturday.

Solid Waste Department 2018 Holiday Schedule

Monday- December 24th

Landfill and Solid waste office: 7:30AM-12:00 PM
Normal garbage pickup

Tuesday- December 25th

Landfill and Solid waste office: Closed
No garbage pickup

Garbage pickup for the remainder of the week of Christmas is delayed 1 day:

Normal Tuesday December 25th routes will be picked up on Wednesday December 26th
Normal Wednesday December 26th routes will be picked up on Thursday December 27th
Normal Thursday December 27th routes will be picked up on Friday December 28th
Normal Friday December 28th routes will be picked up on Saturday December 29th

Monday- December 31st

Landfill and Solid waste office: normal office hours
Normal garbage pick up

Tuesday- January 1st

Landfill and Solid waste office: Closed
No garbage pickup

Garbage pickup for the remainder of the week of New Years is delayed 1 day:

Normal Tuesday January 1st routes will be picked up on Wednesday January 2nd
Normal Wednesday January 2nd routes will be picked up on Thursday January 3rd
Normal Thursday January 3rd routes will be picked up on Friday January 4th
Normal Friday January 4th routes will be picked up on Saturday January 5th

Specifications for Residential Pickup in Lauderdale County:

  • Garbage must be in county provided cart
     
  • Place cart curbside or county right of way by 7:00 A.M. on your collection day.
     
  • Residents must maintain the cleanliness of their cart.  It is recommended that you bag all waste to help maintain cleanliness.  Please do not overload these carts or put hot ashes, liquids, or other materials that could damage it.  If it is damaged beyond repair, the resident will be held responsible and must pay the cost of replacement.  Carts are the property of the county and will stay with the home in the event that the resident moves.

Carts are available in only 96-gallon size.  You are allowed to have up to 3 ninety-six gallon carts per resident.  Second and third carts are available for a refundable deposit of $55.00 each.

This department observes six (6) major holidays.  New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.  If your service falls on one of these holidays, your service will resume the following day.  The remaining days will run one day late with Friday's routes collected on Saturday.

Please note the county does not pick up liquids, paints, or other hazardous type materials.  Also, special precautions need to be taken for the disposal of medical wastes.  Please contact the Solid Waste office for proper disposal of these types of materials.