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Greenwaste Recycling

Greenwaste (wood waste, limbs, logs, brush, yard clippings, tree trimmings, leaves, stumps, and other organic matter that will decompose) is banned from most landfills in Tennessee, and therefore must be taken to special facilities that can accept greenwaste. There are several places in Knox County to take greenwaste They are all privately owned and operated. They all accept different types of materials. They all charge fees. Exact change may be required. Some facilities may not accept certain materials. You can find more information about these facilities by calling them directly. If individuals wish to have greenwaste picked up they should call a landscaping or a tree company and ask about the services the company offers.


Greenwaste Facilities in Knox County –NOT A COUNTY SERVICE

There are several places in Knox County to take greenwaste (limbs, logs, brush, yard clippings, tree trimmings, leaves, etc.) They are all privately owned and operated. They all accept different types of materials. They all charge fees. Exact change may be required. Some facilities may not accept certain materials. You can find more information about these facilities by calling them directly.

Location Facility Name Phone Address
Downtown Area Shamrock / Knox Ag 865-524-0109 2501 Ailor Avenue
Northwest County Natures Best Organics 865- 927-7646 8707 Joe Daniel Rd
East Knoxville Natures Best Organics 865-546-0584 6323 Rutledge Pike

Greenwaste or Brush Pickup –NOT A COUNTY SERVICE

Knox County residents interested in residential greenwaste pick-up will need to contact landscaping companies. Residents should search the internet or phone book for landscaping or tree trimming, and inquire about the services offered and rates.

For more information about greenwaste disposal in Knox County you can also contact the Knox County Recycling Coordinator or call the Solid Waste office at 215-5865.

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Solid Waste Administrative Office


Phone: 865-215-JUNK (5865)
Fax: 865-215-5820

Solid Waste administrative Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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