Recycling

Commercial Recycling Services

The City provides cardboard recycling services for local businesses and industries for a monthly fee. Containers are available to rent with collection ranging from one to six times a week or on an as needed basis by call-in. For more information, contact our office.

Materials Accepted

  • Cardboard - Please break down and make flat if possible
  • Glass - Separated by Clear, Brown and Green (please rinse bottles)
  • Magazines
  • News Papers
  • Number 1 and Number 2 Plastics
  • Tin Cans - Please rinse cans

Recycling Drop Off Sites

Name / Location
Address
Link to
Map
Hours of Operation
Accepts
Recycling Center
South Jefferson
1846 S Jefferson Avenue
Map
Six Days a Week (Closed Sundays)
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Residential Garbage
Used Oil
Appliances and Furniture
Recycled Materials
East Stevens
(Old City Sanitation building)
335 E Stevens Street
Map
24 hours a day
Recycled Materials
South Jefferson
(Next to Highland Cinemas)
1191 S Jefferson Avenue
Map
24 hours a day
Recycled Materials
North Willow
(Next to Tech Village
and Baseball Fields)
Laurel Avenue
Map
24 hours a day
Recycled Materials
West Jackson
(Next to Old Animal Shelter)
2103 W Jackson Street
Map
24 hours a day
Recycled Materials
East 15th
495 E 15th Street
Map
24 hours a day
Recycled Materials
Dacco Quarry
3000 Dacco Quarry Road
Map
Monday -Wednesday
Friday and Saturday
6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Residential Garbage
Recycled Materials
Paint (Tuesdays and Saturdays)
Animal Shelter
2650 Gainesboro Grade
Map
Monday - Saturday
Noon - 6 p.m.
Newspapers
(for Puppy/Kitten Kennels)

Keep Putnam County Beautiful Clean Commission

515 E Broad Street, Suite A
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: 931-537-3278

Our Mission

To provide leadership in education and involving the community toward beautification, recycling and environmental improvement in the area of solid waste management. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!