Landfill Separation Requirements

Loads taken to the Pebbly Beach Landfill must be separated prior to arrival at the landfill.

Trash Categories - Separate Each Type of Material

  • Green waste - trees, bushes, grass, palm fronds to 3-foot maximum length, trunks up to 12-inches by 12 inches by 12 inches
  • Cardboard
  • All other paper products
  • Soft plastics, clothing and bedding, packing materials
  • Hard plastics
  • Carpet - Shag with padding and loop separate
  • Padding
  • Furniture (non metal)
  • Recyclables (glass, tin, aluminum, steel, plastic containers)
  • Organics
  • Commercial e-waste

Construction & Demolition

  • Lumber, paneling, cabinets, shelving, display units (without plastic or glass), wood shavings (wood only)
  • Lath, plaster, stucco, drywall, wallboard, sheeting (dry only)
  • Roofing (except asbestos based)
  • Concrete, cement, asphalt, marble, stone, Corian type products, tile
  • Window or door glass and mirror glass
  • Insulation, protective plastic sheeting, PVC or plastic piping
  • Flooring (except carpet and padding)
  • Ceramic or plastic fixtures
  • Wood doors or cabinets with glass inserts, lath and plaster, stucco with metal backing, drywall, wallboard, roofing, glass and mirrors, insulation, sheeting, PVC, plastic pipes, flooring (except carpeting)
  • Concrete, cement, asphalt, marble, tile, stone, Corian, ceramic fixtures

Do not mix lunch trash, green waste, paperwork, and clothing that may be produced at a construction site with the listed materials.


  • Appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, water heaters, wall or floor heaters, compactors, ovens/stoves, microwaves, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, vacuums, kitchen electrics, commercial equipment, audio equipment, computer equipment (except monitors)
  • Wiring of any type or size, pipes and conduit
  • Ironing boards and irons
  • Signs, storage units, furniture pieces
  • Sinks or tubs (if metal based)
  • Blinds, hardware, metal doors and frames
  • Bicycles (without tires)
  • Scrap metal of any type or size