The Lawrence County Solid Waste District was created to preserve and enhance our environment, natural resources, and public health and safety through proper solid waste management
Our office is located at the Recycling Center, 1221 J Street in Bedford. Look for the big orange sign!
We encourage reuse, reduction, and recycling of solid waste in Lawrence County by providing residents with a variety of resources and programs, including:
- Recycling Center
- 9 Collection Stations
- Transfer Station
- Household Hazardous Waste Collection
- Paint Swap Program
- Used Cooking Oil Collection Program (New!)
- Compost Facility
- Refrigerant Facility
Learn more about our NEW Used Cooking Oil Collection Program HERE!
Click here to find out where garbage goes once you throw it away!
We would like to recognize the following local businesses, schools, and organizations for supporting community and environmental health through their commitment to recycling:
Bedford Office Supply
Bedford Public Library
Healthy Balance Wellness Center
Mullis Auto Parts
Sallee & Company, Inc.
Standish Farm Supply
Stone Cutters Cafe & Roastery
Bedford North Lawrence High School
Lincoln Elementary School
Stalker Elementary School
Mitchell High School
Mitchell Junior High
Bedford Furniture Galleries
Please contact us with any additional businesses or organizations we may have missed so we can show them our appreciation! If you are a local business that does not yet recycle but would like to start up a recycling program at your office, we would be glad to work with you to get it set up!
2013 4-H Fair
Above: The chute at the Recycling Center with all the plastic we collected this year at the fair!
This is 320 lbs. of plastic, equal to about 7,500 bottles!!
Above: The night shift Fair Recycling Crew - Paul, Ron, Matthew, Coleen,
Emily, and Samantha. Thank you to the 4-H Jr. Leaders for helping us
with recycling this year and to everyone who recycled their beverage
containers! You all helped to make this year a success!!