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E-Waste Ban Begins July 1

6/5/2015

Beginning July 1, 2015, electronics waste, will be banned from from waste containers. Electronic waste is highly recyclable and there are multiple options for residents and businesses in Nashville to recycle these items.

In 2010, Metro Council passed the updated solid waste code which included many recommendations of the Mayor’s Green Ribbon Committee on Environmental Sustainability with the goal to reduce waste going to landfills.

Electronic waste is:

  • Computers and computer peripherals
  • Televisions (all types)
  • Cell Phones, tablets, MP3 players, E-Readers, etc.

Davidson County residents can take e-waste to the following locations:

  • East convenience Center, 943A Doctor Richard G. Adams Drive, Nashville, TN 37207
  • Omohundro Convenience Center, 1019 Omohundro Place, Nashville, TN 37210
  • A third location, Ezell Pike Convenience Center, will be opening later this summer

Bulk Collection will not pick up your e-waste

There are several companies that provide electronic recycling services. A list of known recyclers is provided on the Public Works website.

Additional information is available on our Electronic Waste Recycling page.