Residential Recycling

Waste Connections of Knoxville is the City's residential recycle contractor. Recycle carts must be placed curbside by 6:30 a.m. on the scheduled collection day. View the Bi-Weekly Recycling Schedule (PDF). For more information on Recycling Service, view our Recycling FAQs.

Single-Stream Recycling

On October 1, 2008, Waste Connections, the City’s residential recycle contractor, began accepting a wider range of acceptable items for residential curbside recycling. Waste Connections is now able to accept additional items by their switching to single-stream recycling.

Recycling Drop-Off Center Waste Oil Tank

The tank is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is located at the corner of Springbrook Rd and Edison St. This service is maintained for do-it-yourself mechanics who would like to dispose of used motor oil.

For more recycling centers in Blount County, refer to the Keep Blount Beautiful Website
  1. Recyclable Materials

    Learn which materials are acceptable and unacceptable to put in your recycling bin.

  2. Recycling FAQs

    Find answers to questions asked frequently about recycling services.