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Lauderdale County Solid Waste Department

Solid Waste Office:

5700 Hwy 157 N. (Cloverdale Road)
Florence, AL 35633

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1059
Florence, AL 35631

Phone: 256-760-5878

Office Hours:

7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. - Monday thru Friday; Saturday: 8:00 - 12:00; Closed Sunday

Solid Waste Manager:

Robert Bevis
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.  The landfill is open from 7:30 A.M. til 4:00 P.M. Monday thru Friday and from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. on Saturdays.  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.

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 $48.00 each.

This department observes five major holidays.  New Years 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 this office for proper disposal of these types of materials.