Browns Landfill

Find Browns Alabama landfills and dumps. Landfills provide information on dump stations, transfer stations, waste management, trash disposal, hazardous waste, and sanitation.

Uniontown Landfill 622 Tayloe Rd Uniontown AL 36786 8.7 miles from Browns 334-628-4844

Bibb County Landfill 2417 Birmingham Road Centreville AL 35042 39.9 miles from Browns 205-926-9944

Prattville Landfill 802 County Road 4 East Prattville AL 36067 54.1 miles from Browns 334-361-6832

Tuscaloosa Landfill 4701 12th Street Northeast Tuscaloosa AL 35404 55.1 miles from Browns 205-553-0529

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How are Landfills funded?

Landfills typically charge tip fees from haulers that transport waste to the Landfill. The tip fee is a per ton fee. Tip fees are usually negotiated as a part of multi-year contracts for large customers, while a fluctuating spot-market rate is charged to other customers.

What happens to a Landfill after it is closed?

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act sets the requirements for closing and capping Landfills that have reached their permitted capacity. Regulations also require that Landfills be maintained and monitored for thirty years following closure. Many closed Landfills eventually become parks, soccer fields, or passive recreation sites.

How many Landfills are there in the U.S.?

There are over 3,000 active landfills and approximately 10,000 landfills that have been permanently closed in the U.S. Many states have stopped permitting new Landfills and disposal options are becoming more limited as existing Landfills reach capacity.