Commercial & Industrial

South Side Landfill is a privately owned, permitted municipal solid waste (MSW) landfill operating under IDEM permit #49-01.  As an MSW landfill, we are permitted to accept many different types of waste, from general household waste and debris to large-scale construction and demolition wastes. 

We can also accept, subject to prior approval, Regulated Asbestos Containing Materials, Non-Hazardous Industrial Process Wastes, and Non-Hazardous Pollution Control Wastes. Examples of these types of wastes include, but are not limited to non-hazardous:

  • Friable and non-friable asbestos waste (See IDEM guidance documents)
  • Water and wastewater treatment sludge
  • Baghouse dust
  • Scrubber sludge
  • Remedial activity wastes (i.e. contaminated soils and clean-up media)
  • Waste resulting from various industrial and manufacturing processes, including:
    • Electric power generation
    • Food and related products
    • Non-ferrous metal foundries
    • Iron and steel manufacturing or foundries
    • Painting, printing, and similar industries
    • Contaminated, off-spec, or outdated wholesale products
    • Waste recycling and processing, not including simple physical sorting and separation