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Landfill Services

240 Long Powers Rd., Friendsville, TN
(865) 995-2892, (865) 995-2998

The Alcoa / Maryville / Blount County Sanitary Landfill is operated by the Alcoa Public Works Department. Sam Holloway, Solid Waste Manager, and the other 17 employees operate the Landfill six days per week, serving the 120,000+ population of Blount County. The Landfill has been through a time of transformation of its operations, closing older out-of-date disposal areas and opening cells that are fully contained for the management of leachate and gasses. The Landfill is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The Landfill is closed for the New Years, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, and Christmas holidays.

 
 

Landfill Fees
As of July 1, 2010 the Landfill tipping fees are as follows:

Tipping Fee (MSW/Construction/Demolition): $42 / ton
Special Waste: $47 / ton

Minimum Tipping Fee (500 lbs or less): $10.50

Tires

Effective July 1, 2014, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation discontinued the waste tire disposal grant that had been available to counties managing waste tire disposal.

Beginning July 1, 2014, the waste tire disposal fees will change according the following schedule. All tires accepted for disposal must be off the rim and not contain water, fluids, dirt, mud, or other materials inside the tire.

Waste Tire Disposal Fee Schedule

$0.00/tire – Tires received from licensed tire dealers located in Blount County, TN, who have paid the waste tire disposal fee to the Tennessee Department of Revenue for each tire that is presented for disposal at the Alcoa-Maryville-Blount County Landfill.

$0.00/tire – Tires received from local government departments/agencies in Blount County TN, who have paid the waste tire disposal fee to tire dealers located in Blount County and present a receipt indicating the waste tire fees were paid in Blount County to the Landfill Scale house when the tires are presented for disposal.

$102.00/ton –Bulk loads of tires (greater than 8 tires per load) presented for disposal by individuals, businesses, agencies, or other entities located in Blount County, who have not paid the waste tire disposal fee in Blount County. Companies, agencies, or entities will have to provide to the Landfill a copy of a receipt indicating the waste tire disposal fees were paid inside Blount County in order to not be charged the bulk rate. Minimum fee = $25.50.

$2.00/tire – Small quantities (8 tires or less) of passenger car and light truck tires smaller than 21 inch rim diameter presented for disposal from Blount County residents, companies, businesses, agencies, or other entities.

$2.50/tire – Small quantities (8 tires or less) of truck tires larger than 21 inch rim diameter presented for disposal from Blount County residents, companies, businesses, agencies, or other entities.

$15.50/tire – Agriculture tires larger than 24.5 inch rim diameter, regardless of quantity, presented for disposal from Blount County residents, companies, businesses, agencies, or other entities.

The Landfill will not accept tires which are not included in the above fee schedule or meet the quality control guidelines

 

Recycling Drop-Off Center

A recycling drop-off center is located at the Landfill. Materials accepted at the drop-off center include:

Newsprint

Used Oil

Electronics/E-scrap

Corrugated Cardboard

Plastic Bottles/Jugs No. 1 and 2 only

Scrap Metal

Used Tires

Lead Acid Batteries

Click here for a map to the Landfill.

 
   

Electronics Recycling

 
   

Want to Tour the Landfill?

Contact Sam Holloway or Kelly Hembree, Assistant Solid Waste Manager, at (865) 995-2998 during weekday business hours.

 
 
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