Knox County Tennessee

Commercial Solid Waste

Commercial Solid Waste & Recycling

Knox County Solid Waste does not accept or pick up waste of any kind. Our Household Waste drop-off facilities (called Convenience Centers) are for residential waste only and therefore do not accept waste from businesses, commercial institutions, nonprofits, or religious organizations. If residents, businesses, and other organizations are in need waste disposal, pickup, or other higher level waste services such as clean-outs the providers listed below may be useful. There may be more businesses operating than what is listed below so it is encouraged to search the internet and reach out to other people for referrals for reputable waste companies.

Residential Collection Companies

Residential Dumpster Services, Commercial Waste & Recycling Hauling Companies

Local Landfills & Transfer Facilities

Commercial Recycling Processors

Hazardous Waste, Emergency Response, Remediation

  • Belfor (remediation of buildings with damage)
  • First Call Environmental(special wastes, hazardous materials, emergency response)
  • Hepaco(special wastes, hazardous materials, emergency response)
  • Safety-Kleen (special wastes, hazardous materials, emergency response)
  • Servpro (remediation  of buildings with damage)
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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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