Public Works Department

Athens Recycling Center

 

118 Rocky Mount Road
(423) 744-2749
(423) 744-2745

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday - Friday

Saturday and Sunday

7:00am - 3:00pm

Closed

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ITEMS ACCEPTED:

Aluminum Cans
Tin & Steel Cans
Antifreeze (2 gal per week)*
Automotive Batteries
Plastic Types #1-2

NO shopping bags or garbage bags

Cardboard
Catalogs
Glossy Advertisements
Magazines
Electronics+
Oil Filters

Mixed Paper
Motor Oil
Cooking Oil
Newsprint
Glass

*Antifreeze must be poured into the 55-gallon drum marked "ANTIFREEZE ONLY".

+As of June 1, 2010, we can no longer accept CRT televisions and computer monitors for recycling in the electronics bin at the Recycle Center. These devices use a lead glass that our recycling contractor can no longer accept due to changes in recycling and transportation regulations. Please hold these items until the Household Hazardous Waste event, held annually in October.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Public Works at (423) 744-2749 or email sanitation@cityofathenstn.com.

If you send an email or you receive an answer machine, please give your name, address, and phone number.