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Solid Waste Management


Contact Information

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

Phone: (205) 464-8216


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

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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)464-8216. 

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. 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. You can learn more and get involved by clicking the logo below.

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.

Additional information:

Did you know…..

Tuscaloosa County currently has an ordinance requiring all residents to have garbage collection service.

  1. If you are new to the community, or have never subscribed to this service, you must call (205)345-0112 to sign up for residential garbage service.

    Residential Waste Pickup (
    Waste Management of Alabama, Inc.
    3150 35th Street
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401

  2. For questions regarding your garbage bill, call (205)345-0112 or visit Waste Management Customer Support (
  3. If you have any problems or have experienced a missed collection of your residential garbage, please call (205)345-0112 or visit Waste Management’s Missed Service Page