Refuse Collection Centers
Refuse Collection Centers are convenient locations for City residents to dispose of bulky trash items that may not be eligible for curbside collection.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 10:00a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed on the following holidays:
New Year's Day
|Drywall (max 1 truck)||Pallets (max 8)|
|Fire Extinguishers||Propane tanks|
|Furniture||Tires (max 4)|
|Gas tanks (empty)||Toys|
|55 Gallon drums||Hot materials|
|Asphalt||Household cleaning products|
|Compressed gas tanks||Liquids|
|Concrete||Paint or paint thinner|
|Dirt, rock, brick, or block||Railroad Ties|
|Gasoline or oil||Sewage|
|Hazardous materials||Unidentifiable materials|
*This list is not all-inclusive. Other items not listed which may be hazardous to collection employees, the public, the environment, or collection equipment will not be accepted.
Limit two pick up truck size loads per day.
No tandem axle trailers, dump bodies, or trucks larger than a standard pickup truck are allowed.
No contractors, businesses, or landlords allowed.
Household Hazardous Waste
Household hazardous waste items such as cleaning liquids, automotive fluids, insecticides, propane tanks, batteries, and adhesives may be taken to the household hazardous waste facility at 3925 North Hawthorne Street on the second Saturday of each month 8AM until 12PM.
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.