Get more information about recycling including what goes in your curbside recycling cart. Don't have curbside recycling? Find a recycling drop-off site close to you.
Brush and Yard Waste
The Brush and Yard Waste 2016- 2017 schedule of collection dates is now available . You can download the map for your area and sign up for email reminders.
Holiday Trash and Recycling Pickup
Metro trash and recycling customers whose collection day falls on a holiday (Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day or July 4th) will have trash and recycling pickup on the Saturday of that week. Residents who have questions or need further assistance should call (615) 880-1000.
Trash and Recycling Collection During Inclement Weather
In the event that inclement weather makes accessing streets dangerous for collection staff, trash and recycling collection will be postponed until it can be safely resumed. Public Works trash and recycling customers should leave their carts out at the curb or in the alley until the carts are emptied. Collection staff will make every effort to resume normal service as soon as weather and road conditions permit. Customers with backdoor service may experience longer delays. Backdoor customers can assist Public Works collection crews by taking their carts to the curb or alley for collection during times of inclement weather. Back door collection will resume once Public Works determines that streets and driveways are safely accessible for collection staff.
Check out our business recycling page for a list of service providers, waste reduction and recycling tips and more.
The Recycling Process
Want to see what happens when your recycling cart gets emptied? Check out this video that shows how Nashville's drop-off and curbside recyclables are processed and made into new materials.