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Recycling Drop-off Sites

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Bellevue Metro Transit Authority's Park & Ride
Coley Davis Road and Hwy 70 S
Nashville, TN 37221
Open 24 hours
Accepts: newspaper, mixed paper, paper board, cardboard, aluminum, tin, glass containers, plastic bottles & containers

Cane Ridge High School
12848 Old Hickory Blvd
Antioch, TN 37013
Open 24 hours
Accepts: newspaper, mixed paper, paper board, cardboard, aluminum, tin, glass containers, plastic bottles & containers

Granbery Elementary School
5501 Hill Road
Brentwood, TN 37027
Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon
Accepts: newspaper, mixed paper, paper board, cardboard, aluminum, tin, glass containers, plastic bottles & containers

Hermitage Hobby Lobby
4101 Lebanon Road
Hermitage, TN 37076
Open 24 hours
Accepts: newspaper, mixed paper, paper board, cardboard, aluminum, tin, glass containers, plastic bottles & containers

Hillsboro High School
3812 Hillsboro Pike. (Richard Jones Road to Hillmont, between baseball fields.)
Nashville, TN 37215
Open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m.
Accepts: newspaper, mixed paper, paper board, cardboard, aluminum, tin, glass containers, plastic bottles & containers

Joelton Middle School
3500 Old Clarksville Highway
Joelton , TN 37080
Open 24 hours
Accepts: newspaper, mixed paper, paper board, cardboard, aluminum, tin, glass containers, plastic bottles & containers

Lakewood City Hall
3401 Old Hickory Blvd
Old Hickory, TN 37138
Open 24 hours
Accepts: newspaper, mixed paper, paper board, cardboard, aluminum, tin, glass containers, plastic bottles & containers

McGavock High School
3150 McGavock Pike - Drop-off is located behind the school next to Two Rivers Park
Nashville, TN 37214
Open 24 hours
Accepts: newspaper, mixed paper, paper board, cardboard, aluminum, tin, glass containers, plastic bottles & containers

Old Ben West Library Building Recycling Drop-off Point
Polk Avenue & Union Street
Nashville, TN 37219
Open 24 hours
Accepts: newspaper, mixed paper, paper board, cardboard, aluminum, tin, plastic bottles & containers (no glass)

Tennessee State University
38th Ave N and Albion Street
Nashville, TN 37209
Daily 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Accepts: newspaper, mixed paper, paper board, cardboard, aluminum, tin, glass containers, plastic bottles & containers

Waste Management Recycling
630 Myatt Drive
Madison, TN 37115
Monday–Friday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Accepts: newspaper, mixed paper, paper board, cardboard, aluminum, tin, glass containers, plastic bottles & containers

Whites Creek High School
7277 Old Hickory Blvd
Nashville, TN 37189
Open 24 hours
Accepts: newspaper, mixed paper, paper board, cardboard, aluminum, tin, glass containers, plastic bottles & containers

Drop-off Recycling Material Preparation Guidelines

All Paper

Office paper, magazines, junk mail, newspaper, computer paper, notebook paper, phone books, paperback books, construction paper, brown paper bags, milk or juice cartons (including gable top and aseptic containers). Paper should be clean – no food.

Cardboard

Cardboard boxes, food boxes (Boxes should be clean – no food or grease). All boxes should be broken down.

Plastic Bottles and Containers

Drink bottles and their caps, detergent & cleaner bottles and their caps, yogurt/cottage cheese and other dairy "tubs" and their lids (please empty containers) and plastic trays, such as the lunchable type containers.

Metal and Aluminum Cans

Empty food and drink cans, empty aerosol cans, foils and trays, metal lids.

Glass Bottles and Jars

Empty glass bottles and jars. No metal lids (place metal lids in metal bin). All glass colors can be commingled.

Residential Waste & Recycling Facilities (Convenience Centers)

Metro Public Works has 4 recycling convenience centers that accept all recyclables, bulky items and household trash. To learn more, visit Residential Waste & Recycling Facilities

East Center
943A Doctor Richard G. Adams Drive
Nashville, TN 37207
615-862-8631
Hours: Mon.–Sat. 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and Sun. Noon–4:00 p.m.

Ezell Pike Center
3254 Ezell Pike
(Located on Ezell Pike behind the South Police Precinct at 5113 Harding Place - GPS users, please use 5113 Harding Place)
Nashville, TN 37211
615-880-2530
Hours: Mon.–Sat. 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and Sun. Noon–4:00 p.m.

Omohundro
1019 Omohundro Place (entrance on Freightliner Drive)
Nashville, TN 37210
615-880-1955
Hours: Tue.-Sat.: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Anderson Lane Center
939A Anderson Lane
Madison, TN 37115
615-860-2588
Hours: Tues.–Sat.: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.