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Clayton County Landfill - (770) 473-5495
11678 Hastings Bridge Road, Lovejoy, GA
Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Clayton County Landfill accepts and disposes of waste from Clayton County and surrounding area according to E.P.D. Standards. The Landfill is also responsible for funding and operating the Clayton County Recycling Drop Off Center located at 1430 Hwy 138, Jonesboro, Georgia and the Processing Center located at 11650 SLR Blvd., Lovejoy, Georgia The Clayton County Landfill does not receive tax money. We are funded by the money we generate.

Effective July 1, 2005, the landfill rates are as follows:

Clayton County Residents Flat Rate per Load $15
6' x 8' Trailer or Smaller $15
Out of County Residents Flat Rate Per Load $20
6' x 8' Trailer or Smaller $20
All trailers larger than 6' x 8' must be weighed on scale. Scale rate is $20 minimum for 1000 lbs.After 1000 lbs. rate is $40 per ton
Tire on or off rim up to 16" $2 Each

We CAN NOT accept liquids or hazardous material as a Subtitle D Landfill. No asbestos materials are accepted.  We can accept paint cans if the cans are empty or the paint is dried up - No Paint can be accepted in liquid form. 

All household waste, household furnishings, appliances and commercial waste are accepted.

We accept all yard waste including stumps and tree limbs. Leaves do not have to be bagged.

If you should need assistance, county inmates are usually on site to assist you.

Trash will need to be separated when you get here. We will accept a check from a business once an application is filled out and approved ahead of time. All other loads are cash.

Recycling Drop Center

Clayton County Recycling Drop Off Center
(behind the CCPS bus maintenance building)
1430 Highway 138 Spur, Jonesboro, GA
(770) 473-5470

Monday-Saturday:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The following items are accepted at the Recycling Drop Off Center in Jonesboro.

  • recyclingGlass (clear, brown and green);
  • Plastic (#1 and #2);
  • Cardboard;
  • Aluminum Cans;
  • Newspaper Magazines;
  • Phone Books

We have wood chips that are available at no charge.

The Center cannot accept the following items:

Egg Cartons, Mirrors, Light Bulbs, Window Glass, Drinking Glass, Ceramics, Heat Resistant Ovenware, Crystal, Plastic Bags, or Paper Bags.


Director: Jeff Metarko
7960 North McDonough Street
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Telephone: (770) 477-3674
Fax: (770) 473-3990

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