The Black Warrior Solid waste Disposal Authority (BWSWDA) owns and operates the Black Warrior Solid Waste Disposal Facility located on Highway 82 West in Northport Alabama. We are a RCRA sub-title D waste facility which handles municipal solid waste, commercial waste, industrial waste and approved special waste.
We are an Alabama Non-profit Public Corporation, that is not tax funded. The BWSWDA management is a volunteer Board of Directors consisting of 9 members. Three members are appointed by each of the three local governments who established BWSWDA including:
• City of Northport
• City of Tuscaloosa
• County of Tuscaloosa
Day to day operations are handled by the Executive Director, Operations Manager, and Supervisor, along with a staff of 10 employees.