Claiborne County Class 1 Disposal Site (Rubbish Pit)

Satellite photo of rubbish pit

Let’s Stop Illegal Dumping!! Claiborne County has a free Rubbish Disposal Site. Please take the time to utilize the free service to dispose of your construction and demolition debris, tree limbs, old furniture, etc. Please find attached the list of acceptable waste and prohibited waste for the Claiborne County Landfill. The landfill is open Monday through Friday 7:00 to 3:30. There is no cost to residents for using the landfill. Contractors and businesses are charged on a sliding scale depending on the size of the load. The Rubbish Pit is #LetKeepClaiborneCountyClean

Call 601-437-3410 for more information.

Acceptable Wastes:

  • Construction and demolition debris, such as wood, metal, etc.
  • Brick, mortar, concrete, stone, and asphalt
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Natural vegetation, such as tree limbs, stumps, and leaves
  • Appliances which have had the motor removed, except for refrigerators
  • Furniture
  • Plastic, glass, crockery, and metal, except containers
  • Sawdust, wood shavings, and wood chips

Prohibited Wastes:

  • Any waste listed above contaminated by a possible pollutant, such as food or chemical
  • Household garbage
  • Food or drink waste
  • Industrial waste, unless specifically approved by the OPC1
  • Liquids
  • Sludges
  • Contaminated soils
  • Paint or paint buckets
  • Oil containers and chemical containers
  • Any metal, glass, plastic, or paper container, unless specifically approved by the OPC1
  • Fabric, unless specifically approved by the OPC1
  • Paper wastes, unless specifically approved by the OPC1
  • Engines or motors
  • Refrigerators
  • Whole tires
  • Cut or shredded tires, unless specifically approved by the OPC1
  • Batteries
  • Toxic or hazardous waste
  • Asbestos and asbestos-containing material
  • Medical waste
  • Other waste which may have an adverse effect on the environment

1 The Office of Pollution Control may approve the disposal of certain industrial waste, containers, fabric, paper wastes, or cut or shredded tires, on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the characteristics of the waste and the operational plan of the site.

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