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Waste Not Blog
Waste Not Blog

Check the City's Waste Not Blog for updates on the collection of garbage and recyclables and more! For more details, call 311 or visit www.knoxvilletn.gov/solidwaste.


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If you still haven't received your new 95-gallon wheeled garbage cart from the City of Knoxville, look for two things to come your way soon:         (1) A letter from Solid Waste Manager Rachel B ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 09, 2017 at 3:36 PM
  
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Thank you, City of Knoxville residents, for working through this transition with us! Distributing 60,000 garbage carts has proven to be a challenge, and crews througho ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 06, 2017 at 2:51 PM
  
Starting Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, City residents should begin using the new wheeled 95-gallon garbage carts that were delivered to their homes earlier this month. Waste Connections crews collect ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 28, 2016 at 12:02 PM
  
The rainy weather isn't preventing crews from delivering the new wheeled 95-gallon City garbage carts. So far - 21,760 carts have been dropped off at residences. Another 40,000 on the way! Today an ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 13, 2016 at 4:35 PM
  
It's the last thing any conscientious recycler would want to see - glass bottles that could be melted down and remade into new products instead taking up space in a landfill. But the harsh reality ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 13, 2016 at 3:58 PM
  
Catch this Moms Everyday interview with Rachel Butzler, the City's Solid Waste Manager: In the interview, Butzler addresses many of issues that homeowners have been asking about the new 95-gall ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 07, 2016 at 4:11 PM
  
Garbage cart deliveries are continuing today, despite the dreary wet weather! Crews are delivering the new wheeled carts in South Knoxville near Island Home, South Haven and Sevier Avenue, and in Ea ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 05, 2016 at 2:39 PM
  
Contractor crews on Thursday delivered carts to households on Katrina Lane in North Knoxville. The first few thousand of the new 95-gallon wheeled garbage carts were delivered Thursday and early ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 02, 2016 at 2:07 PM
  
​After months of planning, CD-Day (as in, "Cart Delivery Day") is finally here. The 60,000 new wheeled 95-gallon garbage carts will be delivered to all City households over the next three weeks ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 01, 2016 at 11:44 AM
  
Starting Thursday, Dec. 1, the first of 60,000 new garbage carts will be rolling out to City households in two key areas of town. Residents in parts of South and North Knoxville will be getting ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Nov 30, 2016 at 3:58 PM
  
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