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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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Office Hours
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.


Locations

You can use our new Recycling Center Map to find the nearest Recycling Center to you.


Hours

These hours represent all Recycling Centers except Haley Road. These hours are listed below.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday*
CLOSED 9:30 a.m.
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5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m.
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5:00 p.m.
CLOSED 9:30 a.m.
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5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m.
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3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m.
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3:00 p.m.


*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 (metal not included) are accepted on Sundays. Until further notice, bulk items are limited to three (3) items per day.


Rules

  • The centers are for Rutherford County residential use only.

  • The centers will accept household waste and recyclable materials.

  • 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, not construction and/or demolition debris.

  • 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 of approximately 10 feet in length or less are allowed into the centers. It cannot be longer than 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.

  • No box trucks or trailers are allowed.

  • 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 (metal not included) are accepted on Sundays.

  • You must wait your turn, in line, before dumping at the compactors.