Weekly subscription residential service is offered in Knox County. The 96 gallon carts must be placed at the curb by 6:00am on the day of pickup.
Weekly pickup of grass & leaves in plastic bags at curb. A maximum of 5 bags per week. Also accept tree trimmings tied in small bundes of 4 foot lengths at curb.
Waste Connections of Tennessee offers subscription curbside recycling in Knox County excluding Knoxville. The 95 gallon recycle cart (dark brown) must be placed outside by 6am at least 4 feet from another container or object.
All residential trash and recycling customers are billed quarterly. If you choose to pay for a full year of trash and recycling services in advance, you will receive one month free – 8.3% savings!
To pay Waste Connections of Tennessee by phone, please call 866-740-2455. We gladly accept Amex, MasterCard, and Visa.
For customer service or to become a Waste Connections of Tennessee customer, call 865-522-0078 or 865-522-8161
Starting in 2016, there are only two holidays that will impact your pick-up service.
The Recyclebank program is available in Knox County (except for in the City of Knoxville).
8815 Asheville Hwy
(Just east off of Asheville Highway and the Andrew Johnson Highway Split)
10618 Dutchtown Road
(Easy access from Lovell Rd or Pellissippi Parkway)
3608 Neal Road
(A few hundred yards past Kmart)
The Halls facility will accept yard waste for a modest fee
1950 W. Governor John Sevier Highway
(at Twin Creek Rd area between Alcoa Highway and Chapman Highway)
6818 Oak Ridge Hwy
(On Western Ave between Schaad Road and Ball Road)
7311 Morton View Lane
(Just east of the railroad tracks on Emory Road in Powell)
7201 Tazewell Pike
(Just south of Emory Road)
For plastic containers, please look for the recycle triangle and number on the bottom. It is not necessary to remove labels on containers, but please rinse them.
Please do not put Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) items in the trash or recycling containers. These items must be brought to the special location below for proper handling.
For residents of Knoxville and Knox County only.
Solid Waste Facility - HHW
1033 Elm St
Knoxville, TN 37921
|Weekdays||7:00am to 4:00pm|
|Saturday||8:00am to Noon|
Materials that are in good condition and useable will be set aside at the Collection Center and can be picked up by residents free of charge.