Seminole Road Landfill


Seminole Road Landfill Contact Information

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   4203 Clevemont Road
   Ellenwood, GA 30294
   (404) 687-4040

   Hours of operation
   Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
   Saturday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

   The Seminole Road Landfill is closed on all DeKalb County     government-observed holidays. 

   For directions to our landfill, please enter your address           here (street, city, state):

Fees and Applications

Landfill fees                            Click here.
Landfill decal applications     Click here.
(Decals will be issued once applications are processed and approved.)

Frequently Asked Questions

How many landfills does DeKalb County own and operate?
One - The Seminole Road Landfill located at 4203 Clevemont Road, Ellenwood, GA 30294  
      Scale house:   (404) 687-4040
      Office:              (404) 687-4016

Who may use the landfill?
Residents of DeKalb County or licensed DeKalb County businesses can use the Landfill. Municipal solid waste material generated in DeKalb County is also accepted for disposal. 

What is needed to prove residency?
Vehicles with a DeKalb County vehicle registration sticker on the tag, a DeKalb County address on the driver’s license of the vehicle operator, or a DeKalb County government invoice (such as water bill or tax assessment).

What type of waste does the landfill accept?
Normal home-generated refuse, such as non-combustible trash, discarded furniture or old appliances; yard trimmings, such as grass clippings, leaves, pine straw, limbs or tree trunks (must be in paper bags; no plastic bags will be accepted) or containerized loosely for disposal; building materials, such as lumber, shingles or carpet; and commercial waste, such as rocks, stumps or concrete products; a maximum of 10 passenger car tires from residents onlyand small dead domestic animals.  

Is there any type of waste that the landfill will not accept?
Yes. The Seminole Road Landfill will not accept any hazardous material (corrosive materials, explosive materials, inflammable materials or dangerous material of any kind); liquids (including old paint, used motor oil, etc.); lead-acid batteries; feces; or old tires generated through a commercial operation.

What costs are associated with disposal of items at the landfill?
Residents are able to dispose garbage, yard trimmings, furniture, personal vehicle tires, appliances and construction and demolition material at the landfill. For a complete listing of landfill fees, click here. Sample disposal fees include:

Garbage, furniture, yard trimmings and construction and demolition material
                    Up to 999 lbs. - $48.00         Over 1,000 lbs. - prorated at $95.00 per ton

                    Securing and preparing the landfill burial site - $200.00
                    Animals (from DeKalb residents) - $25.00
                    Animals (non-DeKalb County residents) - $100.00   

Appliances and all items with Freon - $48 per item
Personal vehicle tires (no commercial vehicle tires; up to 10 tires per visit)  - $10 per tire

What are the driving directions to the landfill?
From I-285 E and exit 48 (Flat Shoals Parkway), proceed East (outside the perimeter) on Flat Shoals Parkway approximately 1.5 miles to the traffic light at the intersection of Waldrop Road, and turn right. Follow Waldrop Road to the traffic light at the intersection of River Road and turn left. Follow River Road approximately 1.5 miles and turn right on Clevemont Road. The Landfill is the first driveway on the right.

Can recyclable items be dropped off at the landfill?
Yes. There is a drop-off area with specially marked containers where residents can drop off recyclable materials.