Demolition Material

Ideally, customers will bring demolition material directly to the privately owned Demolition Landfill. Demo debris collected at the Clay County Landfill is hauled by the county to Clay Demolition Debris Landfill for disposal. 

Clay Demolition Debris Landfill

Contact at: 218-498-2430

The Clay Demolition Debris Landfill, privately owned and operated, is the only county-permitted demolition landfill. It is located in Section 3 of Riverton Township, 6 miles west of Hawley and 1/4 mile north off U.S. Highway 10.

The permitted landfill area covers 17.8 acres, with a 250,000-cubic-yard capacity, and receives about 400 loads of debris annually. The demolition landfill's conditional use permit allows the disposal of inert building and other structural waste materials and rubble. The landfill is Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) approved and meets State statutes and rules.

Call the MPCA at 218-847-1519, for more information.

Unacceptable Demolition Waste

  • Animal carcasses
  • Animal manure
  • Asbestos
  • Hazardous waste, including:
    • Corrosives
    • Ignitables
    • Reactives
    • Toxins
  • Household garbage
  • Infectious wastes from hospitals and nursing homes
  • Large quantities of fly ash or soluble waste
  • Lead acid batteries
  • Liquids (other than household quantities)
  • Septic tank pumping
  • Sludges
  • Televisions and microwaves
  • Treated Lumber
  • Unrinsed pesticide containers
  • Waste grain, seed, or elevator screenings
  • Waste oil

Acceptable Demolition Waste

  • All demolition debris from old structures
  • Concrete and bituminous
  • New construction materials, such as:
    • Glass
    • Insulation
    • Masonry
    • Metals
    • Paper
    • Plastic
    • Plywood
    • Sheetrock
    • Shingles
    • Wood
  • Roofing material (old and new)

Contact Us

  1. Landfill


    Section 19, Hawley Township
    3301 190th St. S.
    Hawley, MN 56549


    Email the Landfill

    Phone: 218-299-5079


    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    1st and 3rd Saturdays
    8 a.m. - Noon
    Commercial Hauling hours are 8:00am- 3:00pm
     The landfill is only open the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month.
    Closed for Observed Holidays and if a holiday falls on a Friday or Monday we will also be closed the adjacent Saturday.
     All loads must be covered.
     Located on Clay County Highway 23, approximately 4 miles west and 
     2.5 miles south of Hawley, off U.S. Highway 10.
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