Disposal Information: All solid waste collected and transported within the geographical boundaries of Monroe County must be processed and disposed of at a DEP approved designated disposal facility within the Monroe County Waste Management Plan and permitted by PA DEP. It is the Hauler’s responsibility to accurately report the source generation as “MONROE COUNTY” when loads are taken to the landfill as set forth in the Ordinance and the Authority Rules and Regulations. Refer to www.thewasteauthority.com website to download a copy of the Monroe County Ordinance and the Authority Rules and Regulations.
Effective January 1, 2015, all loads must be processed and disposed of at the designated disposal facilities. The disposal rate per ton is inclusive of all Pennsylvania Environmental taxes, host community benefit fees and Integrated Waste Management system fees and taxes. The Disposal rates may be subject to change.
The only two (2) approved designated disposal facilities under the Monroe County Waste Management Plan are as follows:
1. Alliance Landfill 2. Grand Central Sanitary Landfill (GCS)
398 S. Keyser Avenue 1963 Pen Argyl Road
Taylor, PA 18517 Pen Argyl, PA 18072
(570) 562-1600 or (570) 871-6123 (610) 863-1315 or (610) 863-1314
Hours M-F 7-3 Sat 7-11 Hours M-F 7-4 Sat 7-9
Rate per Ton: $ 66.00 Rate per Ton: $ 76.50
Please contact Mr. Thomas Ashelman at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange credit terms.
Directions to Alliance Landfill: From Interstate 81 Use exit 182, follow signs for Taylor. Take Davis Street and then Union Street west across the Lackawanna River and through Taylor. Turn Left at the traffic light on Keyser Avenue and make the first right into Alliance Landfill. Tractor Trailers must use PA Turnpike; from I-476, the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Use exit 38. Alliance Landfill is next to the Turnpike overpass at Keyser Avenue.
Directions to GCS Landfill: Route 33 to the Wind Gap 512 exit. Left onto 512 S – Go to the 4th Traffic Light make right (Gas Station) – continue approximately 1 mile pass the traffic light and Grand Central Sanitary Landfill will be approximately ¾ miles on the right. Under NO circumstances may any trucks travel Alpha Road, Pen Argyl Road, Delabole Road, or Grand Central Road.
Any driver found to be in violation of the designated truck route requirements may be subject to disciplinary action by the local police department, GCS Landfill and the Township. Discipline may include banning driver from facility either temporarily or permanently.