Recycling Center Rules & Hours
Solid Waste Department
Rutherford County Landfill
6000 Landfill Road
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Monday - Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm
Recycling Centers Rules & Hours
Stay informed on Changes to Rules and Hours During COVID19 as they are updated.
All centers are closed New Years, Presidents' Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
You can use our new Recycling Center Map to find the nearest Recycling Center to you.
Rutherford County Recycling & Convenience Center Hours:
These hours represent all Recycling Centers except Haley Road.
Until further notice, bulk items are limited to three (3) items per day.
*No bulk items accepted on Sundays. Bulk items refer to materials such as couches, mattresses and box springs, garage contents and other furniture pieces. Any item or material that goes into an open-top container is considered bulk. Only household garbage (such as kitchen bags, etc.) and recyclable commodities are accepted on Sundays.
The centers are for Rutherford County residential use only.
The centers will accept household waste and recyclable materials.
Household waste consists of anything you would dispose in your kitchen trash can. 3 Bulk Items per visit max examples of Bulk items are-couch, chair, mattress, lamp or any other furniture in your home.
Recyclable materials should be separated from the trash before arrival to the centers.
Only one visit per day with the equivalence of one level pickup truck load of household trash is allowed, NO construction materials and/or demolition debris are accepted.
The open-top containers stand about six (6) feet tall. If you need help getting an item over into them, you need to bring that help with you.
Trailers cannot exceed 10 feet in length. If you are pulling the trailer with a truck, we will only accept the load on the trailer or the truck, not both. The load must still comply with center rules.
Absolutely no box trucks are allowed at any time.
No yard waste or brush. These items are accepted at the Rutherford County Landfill or Murfreesboro Mulch Facility.
No propane or gas tanks are allowed.
No flammable fuels or oils are accepted.
No commercial waste of materials are allowed.
No scavenging is allowed.
No dumping when centers are closed.
Refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners must be intact and free of contaminants before arriving at the centers. DO NOT remove Freon or compressor if recycling.
The centers will not accept paint, televisions, computers, florescent light bulbs or ballast.
No bulk items accepted on Sunday. *Any item or material that goes into an open-top container is considered bulk. Only household garbage (such as kitchen bags, etc.) and recyclable commodities are accepted on Sundays.
You must wait your turn, in line, before dumping at the compactors.