Salem County Improvement Authority

Asbestos Notice​:

Effective May 1, 2023, the Salem County Improvement Authority will no longer accept asbestos from outside of Salem County.

Effective January 1, 2023, all drivers must fill out the waste origin form correctly and, in its entirety, to be permitted into the landfill.

In addition, SCIA has determined that there is a very low volume of haulers accessing the landfill with solid waste on Saturdays. Therefore, the landfill will no longer be open for haulers on Saturdays effective January 1, 2023.

Keeping Salem County Beautiful

The Salem County Improvement Authority (SCIA) is dedicated to providing safe, environmentally compliant, and affordable solid waste management, recycling assistance, and education for the Salem County community.

The Landfill is an important public asset and public service operated by SCIA utilizing best management practices and sound business judgment.

SCIA also promotes responsible community recycling and road clean-up efforts. We have a beautiful county and our goal is to keep it that way! We have natural beauty that must be maintained so generations that follow us can appreciate the wonders of Salem County.

Convenience Center

Convenience Center Hours:
Wednesdays & Saturdays: 8am – 3pm
Credit card or cash payments only. Checks are not accepted.

36 McKillip Road, Alloway, NJ
Read our Solid Waste Policies

SCIA Office

SCIA Office Hours:
Mon – Fri from 8am to 4pm

Latest News & Notices

2024 Holidays for SCIA

Listed below are the 2024 Holidays for SCIA: * Landfill will be open/Office will be closed January 1, 2024 Monday New Year’s Day *January 15, 2024 Monday Martin Luther King Day *February 19, 2024...

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Shredding Event – November 18, 2023

Approximately 210 residents delivered 8,220 pounds of sensitive documents on November 18, 2023. Including the March 2023 Shredding event, a total of 17,440 pounds of paper was collected, shredded, and moved to the appropriate recycling facility. 

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Scheduled Events & Holidays

Shredding Events

  • March 16, 2024 from 9am – Noon
  • November 16, 2024 from 9am – Noon

Household Hazardous Waste Events

  • April 20, 2024 from 8am – Noon
  • October 19, 2024 from 8am – Noon

Holidays for SCIA

Please follow this link to view the holidays observed by SCIA. Our facilities are normally closed on holidays.

Used Clothing Drop-Off Shed

Recycle, reduce, reuse or donate

Help us keep your donation clean and dry by putting the items in plastic bags.

Recycle Coach logo with flowers

Items Accepted:
All clothing, shoes, sneakers, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, drapes and stuffed toys. Your donation will not be cut up or shredded.

Please… no rags, fabric scraps, non-stuffed toys or household goods – these items are a hardship and expensive to dispose of.

Don't Forget Your Reusable Bags!