Prohibited Items

The following items are PROHIBITED ITEMS and not accepted for disposal IN the Athens-Clarke County Landfill:

1. Septic tank sludge and scum
2. Live animals and fowl
3. Automobiles and objects of similar size
4. Burning or smoldering materials or ashes
5. Leaf and limb materials mixed with solid waste materials and/or construction and demolition debris
6. Lead acid batteries
7. Tires
8. Paint
9. Basically all liquids
10. Any containers designed to hold liquids; unless lids are removed, fifty-five (55) gallon drums are prohibited.
11. Oils/Grease
12. Coal Ash
13. Any other material prohibited by the state of Georgia, Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division (EPD)

Special Note: Construction & Demolition (C&D) Material. C&D Materials include: carpet, carpet padding & tack strips, concrete with rebar or wire, decking, doors & door frames/framing, fencing, flooring, sheet rock, wood (lumber/plywood), shingles, etc.

NOTE:  The Athens-Clarke County Landfill Administrator reserves the right to refuse any load or material. If you have any questions as to whether a material might be prohibited, please call (706) 613-3508. We are here to help.