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Solid Waste Department
1220 W College St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 898-7739
Fax: (615) 898-7859
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Rutherford County Landfill
6000 Landfill Road
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7874
Fax: (615) 898-7804
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Solid Waste Department

The Solid Waste Department provides solid waste and recycling collection areas. The collection areas are for the use of Rutherford County residents only. The department operates fourteen Recycling Centers (formerly known as Convenience Centers) throughout the county and provides recycling and waste collection and transportation service for all the County and City schools.

Limited disposal services are provided by the operation of a Class III/IV, construction and demolition waste, landfill. The Rutherford County Landfill also accepts off-the-rim waste tires and brush.

Recycling services are coordinated by the department. The department operates a recycle only site within the county. Haley Road accepts electronic waste for recycling Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays.

Latest News


  • All Rutherford County Solid Waste Operations will be CLOSED next Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day. Operations include the Rutherford County Landfill, all 14 Recycling Centers, the Rutherford County Recycle Center at Haley Road (Electronic Recycling), and the Solid Waste office.
  • The Rutherford County Landfill and the Rutherford County Recycle Center at Haley Road (Electronic Recycling) will open at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 14th.