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. 

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

There will be a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Saturday, October 16th from 8 AM to 12 PM (noon) at the Jefferson County Landfill located at 650 Grove Road, Dandridge, TN 37725.

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Convenience Centers:

Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 8-5, unless noted.

Waste Accepted at Centers:

  •  Household bagged garbage 
  •  Recycling – paper, cardboard, plastic, metal, aluminumused oil 

Waste Accepted at Landfills:

  •  Household bagged garbage 
  •  Electronics 
  •  Appliances 
  •  Furniture 
  • Mattresses 
  •  Demolition material 
  •  Brush, leaves and small limb (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 – cardboardplasticpaperused oil, metalaluminum 

Periodic hazardous collection days: household chemicals, oil-based paints, and other hazardous materials, which are designated by the state and advertised through the radio, newspaper, and flyers. 

Commercial Service & Short-Term Dumpster Rental

Jefferson County Sanitation Department provides commercial waste disposal service to local restaurants, industries and businesses.  The department provides six- or eight-yard dumpsters.  We offer weekly, bi-weekly and monthly pick-ups. Jefferson County Sanitation Department also rents six-, eight-, and thirty-yard dumpsters for construction or home clean-up projects. 

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