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.
Recycle is collected on all days except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Plastics #1 - #7
Steel (Tin) cans - (Rinse food containers)
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
Fluorescent bulbs - (Compact, irregular shaped. Tubular bulbs up to 4-feet)
Plastics #1 & #2
Steel cans - (Rinse food containers)
Crankcase oil only
Wet cell batteries - (Lead acid batteries from vehicles, boats, and golf carts)
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)
Call 3-1-1 or (423) 425-6311 for immediate assistance.