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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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Rutherford County Landfill

6000 Landfill Road
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7874
Fax: (615) 898-7804
E-mail: landfill@rutherfordcountytn.gov

The Rutherford County Landfill, not to be confused with the Middle Point Landfill, is the County-operated Class III/IV (Construction/Demolition Wastes & Yard Debris) Landfill.

There is no charge for Rutherford County residences bringing less than one (1) ton per year of waste from their personal homes with Rutherford County vehicle tags, but we charge $30 per ton for all vehicles that do not have Rutherford County vehicle tags and for all commercial vehicles.

We accept the following materials:

  • Farm Waste – not pesticides or automotive fluids
  • Landscape waste – branches, leaves, clippings
  • Land Clearing waste – soil, stumps
  • Construction waste – brick, concrete, masonry,
    soil, rock, lumber, road spoils & paving materials
  • Demolition waste – roll roofing & vinyl siding

We do NOT accept the following materials:

  • Paper
  • Plastics of any kind
  • Metal (including Tin & Aluminum)
  • Appliances of any kind
  • Fence wire or wire of any kind
  • Household trash of any kind
  • Mattresses or box springs
  • Shingles (Contact Ground Up
    Recycling at (931) 372-7122)

 Our landfill will be open on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of this month (October), but will not be open again on Saturday until April.

Open Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Open April-October
1st and 3rd Saturday
of each Month (excluding 3-day holiday weekends)
8:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Closed Saturday & Sunday Closed Rutherford
County Holidays


The materials not accepted at the County Landfill can be taken in small amounts to one of the Recycling Centers (formerly known as Convenience Centers) operated by the Rutherford County Solid Waste Department.

The Rutherford County Landfill also provides disposal of ten (10) off-the-rim car or light truck tires per Rutherford County residence per year at no charge. All additional light passenger tires will be charges $1.00 each and all large tires are charged at the rate of $65.00 per ton. For anyone with a large load of tires, please feel free to contact Liberty Tire at (404) 355-0547 or by fax at (844) 561-7958. They are located in Atlanta, GA.