Landfill Operations

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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.

(850) 937-2160
13009 Beulah Road
Cantonment, Florida 32533

L.O.S.T. Frequently Asked Questions

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 9:34am

Is this a new tax?

No, this is not a new tax. This is a continuation of the existing penny that was first approved on March 10, 1992. It must be periodically reapproved by voters. The current cycle ends in 2017. In November 2014, voters will be asked to consider the continuation of this funding source for an additional ten years (through 2027) to help fund roads, increased police and fire protection, libraries, parks, and environmental protection initiatives.

2014 Dump Dash 5k & Trash-A-Thon

On Saturday, April 26, Celebrate Earth Day by participating in the 2014 Dump Dash 5k & Trash-A-Thon and help bring awareness to recycling and solid waste issues on a cross-country road with hills and trails.  Held at the Perdido Landfill located at 13009 Beulah Road, funds from this family friendly event will raise money for The United Way of Escambia County and The Environmental Education Fund.

The Perdido Landfill

The Escambia County Department of Solid Waste Management operates the Perdido Landfill, a Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management Facility, in Cantonment, Florida. Integrated Solid Waste Management is a series of complementary actions to reduce quantities of solid waste generated and manage that which is generated in a economically and environmentally sound manner. Waste is leveled and compacted by large bulldozers and compactors.

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