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. 

2023 Sanitation Department Holiday Schedule

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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) 
  • Oil-based paints
  •  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 and other hazardous materials, which are designated by the state and advertised through the radio, newspaper, and flyers. 

Short-Term Dumpster Rental

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-, ten-, fifteen-, and thirty-yard dumpsters for construction or home clean-up projects. 

Important Links

Come work with us! Use the button below to download an employment application. After downloading, please print, scan, and email either Mckenzie Tucker ( or David Gaut ( your finished application. It can also be turned into our office on site at 650 Grove Rd Dandridge, TN 37725. Call us at 865-397-3544 if you have any questions.

Sanitation Updates

Current information on happenings around recycling, composting, and sanitation in Jefferson County, Tennessee.

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