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.

Please note: It is a Michigan State Law that all loads need to be covered.  If the loads are not covered you will be subject to fines.  

Unfortunately we can no longer accept Stryofoam at our recycling center.  Please see the link below (Styrofoam Position Statement) or on our Recycling page. 




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).

November 20, 2019
December 18, 2019
January 15, 2020

September 18 2019 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

Southeast Berrien County Landfill Authority meetings comply with OMA standards.

Waster Removal Team


At the present time we are looking for an Operator in Training and 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
Saturday 8am – 12pm
Recycle – at Chamberlain Entrance
Permitted & Licensed under Part 115

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