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Refuse Collection Centers


BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1ST, 2017, RESIDENTS MAY DISPOSE MATERIAL UP TO 12 TIMES PER YEAR

Refuse Collection Centers are convenient locations for City of Chattanooga residents only to dispose of bulky trash items that may not be eligible for curbside collection.

Locations
4276 Airport Road (map)
4500 North Access Road (map)
1400 West 57th Street (map)

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
Easter Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

Acceptable  
Appliances Mattresses
BBQ grills Metal
Clothes Microwaves
Drywall (max 1 truck) Propane tanks
Fire Extinguishers Tires (max 4/auto only)
Furniture Toys
Gas tanks (empty) Vinyl
Landscape timbers  
Lumber  
   
NOT Acceptable*  
55 Gallon drums Hot materials
Asphalt Household cleaning products
Batteries Household garbage
Biological waste Insulation
Brush Leaves
Compressed gas tanks Liquids

Concrete

Computer Electronics

Paintremoval

Paint thinner

Dirt, rock, brick, or block Railroad Ties
Explosives Roofing materials
Gasoline or oil Sewage
Grass clippings

Tile

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.

Other Guidelines

  • 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.  The facility is open Tuesday through Saturday from 8:00am to 3:00pm. Closed daily 11:30am to 12:00pm. 

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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.

Justin Holland, Administrator
1250 Market Street
Chattanooga TN 37402 (map)
(423) 643-6311

311@chattanooga.gov

 

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