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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 The Landfill has been through a time of transformation of its operations, closing older out-of-date disposal areas and opening cells that are fully contained for the management of leachate and gasses.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
Bulk Waste Tires: $81 / ton
Minimum Tipping Fee (500 lbs or less): $10.50


Recycling Drop-Off Center

A recycling drop-off center is located at the Landfill. Materials accepted at the drop-off center include: aluminum cans, newspapers, mixed paper, and #1 and #2 plastics. A tank is also provided for recycling motor oil.

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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