What’s Happening in Morristown?

Hamblen County Graduations – MPD

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Sewer Work – Week of May 18th

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The recycling truck provides service on a regular scheduled day every other week. One week the truck services streets east of Cumberland Street, the next week streets west of Cumberland Street. Blue bags or recycling carts should be placed at curbside by 7:30 a.m. on your scheduled day. All recyclables should be rinsed out before placing at curbside.


January 4 and 18
February 1 and 15
March 1, 15 and 29
April 12 and 6
May 10 and 24
June 7 and 21
July 5 and 19
August 2, 16 and 30
September 13 and 27
October 11 and 25
November 8 and 22
December 6 and 20
January 11 and 25
February 8 and 22
March 3, 17 and 31
April 5 and 19
May 3, 17 and 31
June 14 and 28
July 12 and 26
August 10 and 24
September 6 and 20
October 4 and 18
November 1, 15 and 29
December 13 and 27

How Do I Recycle?
Directions: Place cans, glass, and plastics into one blue bag, and papers into another. Set bags curbside for collection. Bags will be collected every other week by the blue recycling trucks. (collection schedule is above). Please place blue bags away from your regular trash so as not to confuse the collectors. The collection day varies in the city depending on the route. If you are in doubt as to the day of your collection, check with a neighbor or call the Public Works Department.

Recycle these Curbside:

Cans: Aluminum and steel (tin) food and drink cans.

Please rinse. Don’t include: paint or aerosol cans, pie plates or other metals.

Plastics: Plastic bottles or containers with numbers 1 thru 7. The number is usually located on the bottom in a triangle. Please rinse containers. Don’t include: any plastic bottles that have held oil. (cooking or motor)

Glass: Clear, green, blue and brown bottles and jars can be recycled. Please rinse. Don’t include: broken dishes, window glass, light bulbs, clay pots.

Papers: Newspapers, magazines, telephone books, paperboard boxes, and school papers are all recyclable. They must go together in one blue recycle bag, and be separate from the other recyclables. Don’t include: liners from paperboard boxes, paper milk cartons, paper towel, or tissues.

Plastic Bags: Used grocery and shopping bags.

Drop off location:
Goodwill Materials Recovery Facility-5888 Old Russellville Hwy. Russellville, TN 37860 586-6514

Additional recycling opportunities:
Corrugated boxes: Take to drop off location. Boxes should be flattened.

Used paint: Old paint can be donated to non-profits or school drama depts. The landfill also collects used latex or oil based paint for proper disposal.

Used Tires: The landfill collects used tires for collection by the state.

Motor Oil: Hamblen County landfill and many other businesses will accept motor oil. Ask at your favorite place of business.

Important telephone numbers:

Morristown/Hamblen Keep America Beautiful:

Morristown Public Works Dept.:

Hamblen County Highway Dept.:

Hamblen County Landfill:

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