Mac Nolen, Solid Waste/Landfill Director
1220 West College Street
Phone: (615) 898-7739
Fax: (615) 898-7859
• Effective August 3rd, 2014: Only bagged kitchen & recyclable items will be accepted on Sunday. No bulk items will be accepted.
• Household Hazardous Waste Collection for 2014 will be November 1
• Small Business Hazardous Waste Collection for November
The Solid Waste Department provides solid waste and recycling collection areas. The collection areas are for the use of Rutherford County residents only. The department operates fourteen Convenience Centers throughout the county and provides recycling and waste collection and transportation service for all the county and city schools.
Limited disposal services are provided by the operation of a Class III/IV, construction and demolition waste, landfill. The Rutherford County Landfill also accepts off the rim waste tires and brush.
Recycling services are coordinated by the department. The department operates a recycle only site within this county. Haley Road accepts electronic waste for recycling on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Operation: Rutherford Recycles
Operation: Rutherford Recycles is a new campaign that was made to raise awareness about recycling in Rutherford County. Recycling is an important issue in our community, and it will only become more important in the future. Follow Operation: Rutherford Recycles on their Facebook page to stay up to date on events and contests.
The facility and grounds are available to all eligible persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or veteran status. The facility and grounds will not be used by any organization that would put the County in competition with private business. Questions concerning the eligibility of use will be referred to the Public Works Committee of the Rutherford County Commission for resolution.