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Solid Waste / Recycling
The City of Knoxville offers weekly pick-up of
your "bulky waste" on the same day as your
regular Household Garbage Collection.

Bulky waste is defined as household items that cannot be placed in a garbage can because of size, shape or weight.

  • Items accepted: Appliances, furniture, tires, carpet that is bundled and tied in 2 foot diameter by 4 foot to 6 foot length sections, etc., and other items that do not fit into a standard 32-gallon garbage can

  • Limits: Five self-contained or bundled items per household, per week

  • Not allowed: Construction debris, building materials

  • Hours: Set items at the street or alley no earlier than 6 p.m. the night before collection or no later than 7 am the day of collection.

  • Questions: Call 865-522-0078.









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