Landfill

Trucks at a landfill

The landfill is for the use of Newton County residents and commercial disposers only. Out of county waste is prohibited from disposal at the Newton County Landfill by county ordinance.

With the exception of most Newton County holidays the landfill is open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Newton County holidays in which the landfill and convenience centers will be closed for FY2020:

Independence DayThursday, July 4, 2019
Labor DayMonday, Sept. 2, 2019
Veteran's DayMonday, Nov. 11, 2019
Thanksgiving Day and day afterThursday and Friday Nov. 28, 29, 2019
1/2 Day on Christmas EveTuesday, Dec. 24, 2019
Christmas DayWednesday, Dec. 25, 2019
1/2 Day on New Year's EveTuesday, Dec. 31, 2019
New Year's DayWednesday, Jan. 1, 2020
Martin Luther King Jr. DayMonday, Jan. 20, 2020
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Friday, April 10, 2020
Monday, May 25, 2020


There is a $15 minimum charge per visit, which pays for up to 750 pounds. For loads more than 750 pounds, the tipping fee is $40 per ton. Except for electronics and paint, there is no recycling at the landfill. All recycling is conducted at the County's Convenience Centers.

Accepted forms of payment: cash, credit card or check.

Household Electronics

Recycle household electronics and dispose of unwanted paint (residential only, no commercial) on the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon at the Newton County Landfill. 

Acceptable Electronics

Electronics currently accepted include:

  • A/C adapters
  • Batteries-Lithium Ion and NiCad (tool bat only)
  • Boards-HG, LG, and MG
  • CD-ROM and Floppy Drives
  • Computer Fans
  • Hard Drives-Shredded and Whole
  • Heat Sink
  • Hubs and Routers
  • Laptops-Complete and Incomplete
  • LCD Monitors with no blemishes
  • Memory-Gold and Silver
  • Modems
  • PCs - Complete and Incomplete
  • Power Supply with wire
  • Processors
  • UPS

Unacceptable Items

Used motor oil, used transmission fluid and spent engine cleaner are not accepted. These all may be recycled at your local auto parts store.