Solid Waste

Solid Waste Manager

Rachel Butzler
rbutzler@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-4311

400 Main St., Room 470
Knoxville, TN 37902

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GARBAGE COLLECTION

Waste Connections collects household garbage weekly. Bulky Waste should be set out on the same day as your regular garbage pick-up and could require up to 48 hours for collection.You can reach Waste Connections at 865-522-8161. 
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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE

City of Knoxville and Knox County residents may dispose of household hazardous waste by taking it to the City's Solid Waste Facility located at 1033 Elm Street.
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RECYCLING

In addition to curbside single stream pick-up there are 5 recycling drop-off centers in the city. The Centers are open 24 hours a day. Attendants from Goodwill staff the centers from 9AM to 5PM.
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SOLID WASTE  MANAGEMENT FACILITY

The Solid Waste Management Facility is where individuals and businesses can dispose of a wide variety of solid waste materials. Here you can rid yourself of tires, building materials, construction/ demolition debris, and most other material's not permitted in daily garbage collections. Users can also recycle specialty items such as carpet, used motor oil, electronics, scrap metal. etc.
The facility is located at 1033 Elm Street.
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YARD WASTE

Learn more about the City's brush and leaf collection services.
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