Recycling in Dickson County
Below is a list of commonly recycled items and where to take them in Dickson County. For further information please contact the Dickson County Recycling Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 615.446.0019.
- Aluminum Cans: Any Convenience Center (locations listed below). See site manager for assistance.
- Aluminum Cans for Charity: Donate to Habitat for Humanity or the Humane Society at Devandry's Recycling Center.
- Cooking Oil: Burns Convenience Center. Please strain out food.
- Corrugated Cardboard: Any Convenience Center. Please flatten boxes.
- Newspaper: Convenience Centers (except Vanleer and Bowker Road) and bins behind the Dickson County Library. Please do not put phone books, plastic bags, string or trash in newspaper bins. Newspaper bins are located in various sites around the county.
- Magazines: Convenience Centers (except Vanleer and Bowker Road) and bins behind the Dickson County Library. Catalogs, paper (shredded, colored, white, computer, office, etc.) envelopes and all greeting cards in magazine bins. No phone books, paperbacks, hardback books, plastic bags, string or trash in Magazine bins.
- Plastic Bottles and Containers: Charlotte and Sylvis Road Convenience Centers and a bin behind the Dickson County Library. Please flatten plastics. Do not put trash bags in bins.
- Metals: Convenience Centers (except Sylvis Road and Eno Road).
- Tin Cans: Bordeau Metals in White Bluff. Labels can stay on cans. Please rinse out food.
- Used Motor Oil: Advance Auto Parts, Auto Zone, Speed Lube, Tractor Supply, Wal-Mart Tire and Lube Express and the Landfill on Eno Road in Dickson.
- Used Tires: Landfill on Eno Road in Dickson.
- Phonebooks: Annual phonebook drive. Watch local newspapers for notices.
- Plastic bags (grocery and market bags): Return to the stores where you received them.
- Ink Jet or Laser printer ink cartridges: Dickson County Library (for Women are Safe) and various office supply locations.
- Electronics (computers, televisions, etc.): Landfill on Eno Road in Dickson.
- Smoke Detectors: Landfill on Eno Road in Dickson.
- Rechargeable Batteries: Dickson County Library in Dickson and the Courthouse Annex in Charlotte. Alkaline batteries can be disposed of in the regular trash.
- Cell Phones: Dickson County Sheriff's Office or Dickson County Library (for Women are Safe).
- Used Anti-freeze: Graham Ford on Hwy 46 in Dickson.
- Christmas Trees and Cards: Watch for annual notices and recycling drives.
- Hazardous Waste: For example; oil-based paint, paint thinners, pesticides, swimming pool chemicals, wood preservatives, aerosol cans from spray paint or degreasers and more! Bring to the Hazardous Waste Collection Event. Watch for notices - usually in the fall. Latex paint is not hazardous - air dry or add kitty litter to solidify and dispose of in regular trash.
Please recycle old oil, anti-freeze, and batteries locally and do not save for the hazardous waste events! Thanks.
Dickson County Convenience Center Information
Hours of Operation for All Convenience Centers: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6am to 6pm. Saturday 9am to 6pm. Sunday 1pm to 6pm. Convenience Centers are closed on Tuesday and Thursday. Holiday hours will be announced in the local papers.
Convenience Center Locations:
- 1001 Maple Grove Road, Burns TN 37029 (615) 441.1291
- 1001 Bowker Road, Charlotte TN 37036 (615) 789.5546
- 105 Academy Street, Charlotte TN 37036 (615) 789.5969
Cumberland Furnace Area
- 1001 Cinder Road, Cumberland Furnace TN 37051 (615) 789.5588
- 105 Worley Furnace Cem. Road, Dickson TN 37055 (615) 446.7142
- 1000 West Grab Creek Road, Dickson TN 37055 (615) 446.1830
- 111 Sylvis Road, Dickson TN 37055 (615) 740.1283
- 177 Pond Circle Road, Dickson TN 37055 (615) 446.1615
- 1010 Old Bear Creek Road, Vanleer TN 37181 (615) 763.2109
White Bluff Area
- 500 Industrial Drive, White Bluff TN 37187 (615) 797.9420