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Clayton County Landfill
11678 Hastings Bridge Road, Lovejoy, GA
(770) 473-5470

Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Winter Months CLOSED the 2nd & 4th Saturday each month through the end of March 2018



The Landfill provides services for:

Clayton County Residents and Business Owners ONLY

No out of County Customers Accepted


All Landfill Scale Rates are $75.00 per ton with a $40 minimum for the 1st 1,000 lbs

This Scale Rate Includes All Trailers


The rate for all light weight pick-up trucks and cars without trailers is $40 per load


Proof of County Resident:  Current Driver's License

Proof of County Business Owner:  Current Business License

The Landfill accepts:

  • Tires in limited quantities on or off the rim.  Tires up to 16" are $2.00 each in addition to the dumping fee. Larger tires on or off rim are required to pay a higher fee according to the size.
  • Paint Cans if they 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
  • All yard waste including stumps and tree limbs, leaves do not have to be bagged

As a subtitle D Landfill we are not allowed to accept the following:

  • Asbestos materials
  • Any types of batteries
  • Hazardous materials or liquids

All trash will need to be separated when you arrive.  County inmates are usually on-site to assist you , if needed.

Recycling Drop Off Center

Clayton County Recycling Drop Off Center

1430 Highway 138 Spur, Jonesboro, GA
(770) 473-5470


Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm

We have wood chips that are available at no charge, however you must load your own.

The Recycling Center ACCEPTS the following:

  • Glass - Clear, brown and green ONLY
  • Plastic (#1 - example clear water bottles and #2 - example colored milk jugs) 
  • Cardboard
  • Aluminum Cans - No steel cans
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Phone Books

The Recycling Center CANNOT accept the following:

  • Household Trash
  • Egg Cartons
  • Mirrors
  • Light Bulbs
  • Window Glass
  • Drinking Glass
  • Ceramics
  • Heat Resistant Ovenware
  • Plastic Bags or
  • Paper Bags


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

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