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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 consists of two (2) separate divisions: Solid Waste Management and Junk Law Enforcement. Each is a stand-alone department and staffed appropriately.

Solid Waste Management:

This division is primarily responsible for overseeing the county’s residential garbage collection service program. In addition, the division also serves as a focal point for illegal dumping, roadside litter, County Spring Clean-up, and recycling. Contact number for this division is (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) 464-8225.

Additional contact information:

Did you know…..

1.    If you are new to the community, you must call (205) 345-0112 to sign up for residential garbage service. Payment will be collected for three months up front. Our office is located at:

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

2.   Any questions regarding your garbage bill call (205) 345-0112.

3.   If you have any problems or have experienced a missed collection of your residential garbage, please report by calling (205) 345-0112 or (205) 464-8216.

4.   Bulk waste and brush collection is available to Tuscaloosa County residents who are Waste Manament Customers. Household furniture, large appliances, grills, swing sets and the like can be picked up. Just call, (205) 464-8216, to place an order for pick-up.