This week, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) recognized Escambia County’s effort to remediate a variety of serious issues at Saufley Field Road Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill.
Landfill Operations is responsible for the Class I Landfill, Weigh Station and Citizen Convenience Centers. The primary responsibility is to operate the Perdido Landfill in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 62-701 under an operating permit issued by Florida Department of Environmental Protection. While operating in compliance with permit, emphasis is placed on providing the citizens and businesses of Escambia County with a safe, efficient and environmentally sound waste disposal system. This division manages approximately 300,000 tons of waste per year. Industry best management practices are utilized to screen, push, compact and cover incoming waste on a daily basis.