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Commercial Solid Waste

Commercial Solid Waste & Recycling

Knox County Solid Waste does not accept or pick up waste from businesses, commercial institutions, or nonprofit organizations. Knox County Solid Waste does not pickup waste of any kind (see list of commercial haulers listed below). Knox County will take RECYCLABLE MATERIALS ONLY dropped off at any of our convenience centers located throughout the county providing it is a material we normally accept at our facilities. If you have questions regarding what we accept at Knox County facilities please visit the Knox County Recycling page or contact the Knox County Solid Waste Office for more information. To setup or arrange for commercial waste and recycling please consider contacting the businesses listed below depending on the type of material you wish to recycle or dispose.


Commercial Waste & Recycling Hauling Companies

  • Junk Bee Gone: 865-675-5865
  • Waste Connections: 865-522-0078
  • Waste Management: 865-525-0529
  • Southern Waste Services: 423-235-9300
  • Snelson Trash Services: 865-992-9825
  • TnWaste: 865-522-9958
  • Volunteer Waste: 865-470-2747

Local Landfills & Transfer Facilities

  • City of Knoxville Transfer Station: 865-215-6700
  • Chestnut Ridge (Class I): 865-457-7810
  • TnWaste -Poplarview & Riverside (Demolition): 865-522-9958
  • Yarnell (Demolition): 865-470-0023

Commercial Recycling Businesses

  • PSC Metal Recycling (scrap metal) 865-637-0911
  • Rock-Tenn (cardboard, paper, plastics, metals): 865-522-6129
  • Spectra (cardboard, paper, plastics, metals, special wastes): 865-970-0005
  • Tennessee Metal (scrap metal) 865-564-7025

Florescent Bulbs Processors

  • Lighting Resources: 805-624-3050
  • Southeast Recycling: 800-592-3970
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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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