Sanitation Address

Sanitation Department/Landfill:
1004 Dewyer Ave. SW.
Fort Payne, AL 35967
Phone: (256) 845-0758

The hours of operation are:
Mon – Fri     6:45am – 3:00pm
Sat. & Sun.     CLOSED

Current Announcements and/or Pickup Time Change Notices:


Fort Payne Recycling Center

In April 2000, the Sanitation Department opened a new, manned recycling center in downtown Fort Payne to meet growing public demand for a recycling facility. 

LOCATION:  406 Logan Street SE 
Hours of operation are:
Mon – Fri      6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (attendant present on site until 2:30 p.m.)
Sat – Sun     90 gallon collection carts are placed outside the fence for customer convenience. 
The facility accepts the following items:
-        Clean, washed aluminum cans
-        Mixed metal of all kinds including clean washed food cans
-        Used motor oil
-        Used automobile batteries
-        Used 4’ or 8’ fluorescent light bulbs
-        Styrofoam peanuts
-        Narrow necked #2 HDPE plastic bottles such as milk jugs and shampoo bottles
-        Narrow necked #1 PET plastic bottles such as soda and water bottles
-        Shrink wrap plastic including grocery store and Wal-mart plastic bags
-        Green glass bottles
-        Amber or brown glass bottles
-        Clear glass bottles
-        Clean white office paper and computer paper shredded or not shredded
-        Cardboard boxes broken down flat
-        All other types of paper all mixed 
For more information, please call (256) 845-8977.