Save Our Environment for Our Children
Pursuant to Permit No 48-03, the Arab City Landfill is classified as a Construction- Demolition landfill site.  As such, and according to regulations established by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), we are able to accept only inert materials and specifically CANNOT accept the following items into the site:

  • Garbage, Burnt Garbage, Animal Wastes
  • Chemical or Hazardous Wastes
  • Medical Wastes, Industrial Wastes, Sludge, Closed Containers
  • Pressure treated lumber, power poles, railroad lumber or cross-ties.
  • Paint in liquid form. ADEM regulations required paint to be poured onto old carpet, lumber, drywall or any other acceptable material and dried.
  • Paint thinner, gasoline or other petroleum products
  • Household garbage – anything normally thrown away inside a home is considered household garbage (empty food bags/containers, diapers, hairspray cans, household cleaning bottles, spoiled food, etc.)
  • Tires *, TVs *, Batteries, and Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Tipping Fee Schedule as of November 4, 2016

Minimum Charge for loads less than 700 lbs. – $15.00
Charge for loads over 700 lbs. – $36.00 per ton (rounded to closest dollar amount)

* Surcharges – in addition to load rates:


  Car and truck tires $ 2.00 each
  Tractor trailer or commercial tires $ 7.00 each
  Farm Tractor tires $ 15.00 to $ 20.00

* Fees for larger tires will be higher and dependent on size.

Television and computer monitors:

19″ and smaller $ 3.00 each
21″ to 27″ $ 4.00 each
Televisions with screens over 40″ $ 6.00 each

* Televisions are not permitted to be buried at the Arab Landfill.  A dumpster is provided for disposal of these items.

Arab City Landfill
1443 Hog Jaw Road
Arab, Alabama 35016

Ed Howard, Director

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
(Excluding Holiday Weekends)
City of Arab Operating Calendar

Method of Payments Accepted:
Cash or Check Only

Arab City Hall

740 North Main Street
Arab, Alabama 35016

Monday - Friday

F: 256.586.9711

Mission Statement

The City of Arab has a mission to foster and sustain a living environment that cultivates progressive awareness and the acceptance of diverse cultural differences, while maintaining a wholesome family atmosphere.

The mission also includes an improved quality of life through economic growth and development, continuously seeking ways to increase revenues, and the ongoing expansion of local Infrastructure.