Garbage Disposal

The Jefferson County Sanitation Department operates the county landfill and nine waste disposal convenience centers for county residents.  The Landfill and Convenience Centers operate through county taxes and commercial fees.

Locations:

Landfill: 650 Grove Road, Dandridge, 865-397-3544, Fax-865-397-4257

Convenience Centers:

  • Dandridge Center-1011 J.C. Thomas Road, Dandridge   
  • White Pine Center-1376 Leadmine Road, White Pine
  • New Market Center-1550 Quarry Road, New Market
  • Deep Springs Road-1349 Deep Springs Road, Dandridge
  • Strawberry Plains Center-869 Old Dandridge Pike, Strawberry Plains, 865-932-4232
  • Old Landfill Center-330 Landfill Road, Jefferson City, 865-475-4354
  • Indian Creek Center-1823 Indian Creek Road, Dandridge, 865-397-5976
  • Dickey Road Center-2611 Dickey Road, Dandridge
  • Rocktown Center-560 Rocktown Road, Jefferson City, 865-471-5401

Hours

The Landfill located on 650 Grove Road is open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., closed Sunday and most major holiday.

All centers except for Old Landfill Center on Highway 92 are open on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Wednesday.  The Old Landfill Center is open Monday-Saturday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. All centers are closed on Sundays and most major holidays.

Waste Accepted:

Center locations accept;

  •  Household bagged garbage.
  •  Recycling- paper, cardboard, plastic, metal, aluminum and used oil. 

The landfill accepts:

  •  Household bagged garbage.
  •  Electronics.
  •  Appliances.
  •  Furniture.
  •  Demolition material.
  •  Brush, leaves and small limbs. Stumps are not accepted.
  •  Dead animals for burial.
  •  Tires are accepted but must be removed from rims.  There is a $1.00 per tire disposal fee.
  •  Recycling:

    • cardboard
    • plastic
    • paper
    • used oil
    • metal
    • aluminum

There is a periodic hazardous household day for; household or farm chemicals, oil based paints and other hazardous materials, which is designated by the state and advertised through the radio, newspaper and flyers.