Tuscaloosa Government Sector


The Tuscaloosa County Solid Waste Department is primarily responsible for overseeing the County’s residential garbage collection service program. In addition, the Solid Waste Department serves as a focal point for illegal dumping, roadside litter, and the County Spring/Fall clean-ups. The number for this division is (205)464-8225.

Bulk Waste and Brush Collection:

Bulk waste and brush collection is available to Tuscaloosa County residents who are Waste Management customers.  Bulk waste items include furniture, large appliances, grills, swing sets and the like. If you have any questions or would like to place an order for pick-up, please call (205) 464-8216

Junk Law Enforcement:

The Tuscaloosa County Commission, under the provision of limited home rule, has enacted a “Junk” Law applicable to the unincorporated areas of Tuscaloosa County, which prohibits the accumulation of junk on private property. Contact number for this division is (205) 464-8226.

Tuscaloosa County Clean:

The Tuscaloosa County Clean program is a partnership between Tuscaloosa County agencies and the Tuscaloosa Community to reduce litter and keep OUR county clean.

The Solid Waste Department also offers trash bags, gloves, and the use of safety vests for organized community clean-ups. It will also arrange for a County truck to remove the filled bags of trash. To reserve supplies for your clean-up day, please call (205) 464-8226.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Tuscaloosa County
Solid Waste Department
P.O. Box 20113
Tuscaloosa, AL 35402-0113

Phone: (205) 464-8216
Email: solidwaste@tuscco.com
Fax: (205) 464-8349

Office Location

Main Office:
Tuscaloosa County Public Works
2810 35th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1891
Office Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Tuscaloosa Private Sector


Tuscaloosa, Alabama is growing-and it’s imperative that we move forward with responsibility and unwavering focus on future generations.We must retool business practices that, in the past, were unnecessarily consumptive and wasteful. We are working to create new ways to dispose of construction and demolition materials in order to better serve our community.We collect waste materials to deposit in our landfill. Don’t let debris and rubble clutter up your construction site-call Cypress Creek Landfill today to learn more about our waste disposal services.

What do we accept in our Landfills?

  • Appliances (except fridges & air conditioners)
  • Bricks and masonry material
  • Clean rubble (rock, dirt)
  • Concrete
  • Construction related packaging from builders
  • Electrical wiring and components containing no hazardous material
  • Furniture
  • Mattress and box spring
  • Metal scraps
  • Mobile homes & trailers with tires & fuel tanks removed
  • Motor vehicle glass
  • Non-asbestos insulation
  • Painted or coated wood
  • Plaster and drywall
  • Plumbing fixture
  • Plywood
  • Small amounts of waste from food consumption at construction or demolition site
  • Tires
  • Treated wood from construction and demo project
  • Trees, brush, and sod
  • Untreated wood and sawdust
  • Vegetation from land clearing or grubbing
  • Vegetation from seasonal or storm cleanup
  • Vegetation from utility maintenance
  • Wall and flooring coverings
  • Wood pallets

What about Special Waste?

We do operate other sites where these materials are accepted.


Cypress Creek Landfill
6315 12th Ave E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405



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