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CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY COLLECTION SCHEDULE
Thursday's recycle will be collected Saturday, December 27, 2014. Friday's recycle service will not be changed.

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CURBSIDE RECYCLE COLLECTION

Curbside recycling provides convenient recycle collection to households and businesses receiving municipal garbage service by placing recyclables on the curb every other week.

Customers must sign up online for collection or call 311 or (423) 643-6311. You will receive a collection schedule and a truck will be routed every other week to collect recyclables. Call 311 or click here to find your collection schedule.  Click here to view a map of your service day. 

Customers with more than one garbage cart may also exchange a garbage cart for a recycle cart at no cost.  Up to two recycle carts are allowed at each service location.  To order a recycle cart call 311.

Acceptable Materials

Aluminum cans
Cardboard
Glass
Mixed paper
Newspaper
Plastics #1 - #7
Steel (Tin) cans - (Rinse food containers)

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RECYCLE CENTERS

Locations
5955 Brainerd Road (map)
1250 E. 3rd Street (map)
3202 Kelleys Ferry Road (map)
8004 Batters Place Road (map)
4500 N. Access Road (map)

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed on the following holidays:
New Year's Day
Easter Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

Acceptable Materials
Aluminum cans
Cardboard
Dry cell batteries - (Small electronic batteries)
Electronics
Fluorescent bulbs - (Compact, irregular shaped. Tubular bulbs up to 4-feet)
Glass
Mixed paper
Newspaper
Plastics #1 & #2
Steel cans - (Rinse food containers)
Cooking Oil
Crankcase oil only
Wet cell batteries - (Lead acid batteries from vehicles, boats, and golf carts)

Mission:
To preserve and enhance the quality of the physical environment and infrastructure through prompt, cost effective and courteous delivery of services which protect the health, safety and welfare of citizens.

Lee Norris, Administrator
Department of Public Works

1250 Market Street
Chattanooga TN 37402 (map)
(423) 643-6000

Photo by Phillip Stevens and Matt Lea