How should Elbert County handle municipal solid waste? Sun, 04/16/2017 - 7:15pm Choices Pay to have it hauled to a landfill as far away from Elbert County as possible, and forget about it. Get together with other counties in this region and build a regional landfill and allow no waste from outside counties. Enforce county recycling - even if it means levying fines, and try to put as little in a landfill as possible. Keep doing what we're doing now and let the next generation worry about it.