The secret to our success is your commitment

The Southeast Berrien County Landfill Authority is committed to quality customer service. We take pride in our commitment to the environment and our community.

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak and in pursuit maintaining public health, 

difficult decisions have to be made during these trying times. 

Please continue to check our website for any updates, sometimes we have to put

notices daily.  We appreciate your support through these difficult and uncertain

times. We apologize for any inconvenience.

We will be open on July 3, 2020 from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The Landfill will be closed on Saturday’s until further notice.  


  We are no longer accepting cash.  We are accepting Debit, Visa or Mastercard.

As Always we are here to protect human health and the environment.  

Any comments and/or concerns should be directed to the General Manager, Tyler Ganus (269) 695-2500 ext. 226 

or the Environmental Manager, Emily Peters (269) 695-2500 ext. 212. 



About Us:

We offer a variety of services, please click on the link below:

Please note that the landfill closes for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day. If in doubt, please contact us or check our calendar to be certain we are open.

Board Meetings

Regular Landfill Board of Directors Meetings are held at the Landfill office located at 3200 Chamberlain Rd, Buchanan, MI. Meetings take place on the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 PM (refer to schedule below).

July 15, 2020 – Board Meeting
Via Video Conference Call Only
Video conferencing log in information

August 19, 2020
September 16, 2020

Southeast Berrien County Landfill Authority meetings comply with OMA standards and guidelines

Approved Minutes 

December 18 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes
January 15 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes
February 19 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes
March 18 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes
April 15 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes
May 20 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes



Committee Meetings

Committee’s meeting schedules change from month to month as needed.  To get the exact schedule of what Committees are meeting in a certain month, please call (269) 695-2500 extension 214 for more information.

​Finance Committee: Friday morning before the third Wednesday at 8:00 am
Operations Committee: Friday morning before the third Wednesday as needed
Human Resource Committee: Friday morning before the third Wednesday as needed


Waster Removal Team


At the present time we are looking for a General Laborer.  Please click on the link below for the job description.  We do accept applications at all times.     

Job Descriptions and Job Application (to view click on title)


Contact Us

Southeast Berrien County Landfill Authority
1540 Mayflower Rd.
Niles, MI 49120

Monday – Friday 7am – 5pm
December through March open 2nd and 4th Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 noon
April through November open every Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 noon
Recycle – at Chamberlain Entrance
Permitted & Licensed under Part 115




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