Knox County Tennessee

Problem and Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

There are some materials that are not accepted at the drop-off centers, not accepted at certain locations or accepted with limits. Most problem wastes are accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility.


  1. Household Hazardous Waste (clicking this link will take you away from the County website and to the City of Knoxville website)

    The Household Hazardous Waste Facility (HHW) is managed and operated by the City of Knoxville. The City of Knoxville waste facility keeps different hours and holiday schedules than County drop off centers. For more information on hours of operation please contact HHW directly at 865-215-6710. It is located at 1033 Elm St.
  2. Tire Recycling
  3. Greenwaste
  4. Electronic Waste Disposal
  5. Fluorescent Bulb and Mercury Disposal
  6. Paint Disposal