Important Service Update - March 23, 2020

To better protect our employees from potential exposures and continue to provide essential services we are taking the following measures. Effective Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 Waste Connections of TN will be changing service to “contents of cart only”.

We will be suspending collection services on any items left outside the container for trash and recycle. This change in service includes any bulky and yard items typically picked up and any extra recycle materials left outside the brown cart/bin. 

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Waste Connections of Tennessee

Providing residential garbage removal, commercial garbage collection, and Tennessee Recycling Programs

Customer Service — 865-522-8161
Front Load & Roll-Off Dispatch — 865-522-0367

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