Special Waste

Special Handling Waste, or Special Waste, is defined as any waste material, which, because of its physical characteristics, chemical makeup or biological nature requires either special handling procedures or permitting, or poses an unusual threat to human health, equipment, property or the environment. Please contact the Franklin County Sanitary Landfill at 614-875-8563 to determine if your waste qualifies as Special Waste. 

Special Waste Hours*


  • Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Saturday: 6 - 9 a.m.
  • Sunday and Major Holidays: Closed
*Notify the landfill at 614-875-8563 at least two (2) hours prior to disposal. For the Special Waste loads that arrive less than two (2) hours after the opening of the landfill, the required call ahead shall be made the day before the wastes arrival.