Household trash is collected on a weekly basis throughout the City. A receptacle with a capacity of greater than 20 gallons but less than 40 gallons or a capacity of a minimum of ninety-five (95) gallons, constructed of plastic, metal or fiberglass, having handles of adequate strength for lifting and having a tight fitting lid capable of preventing entrance into the container by vectors. The mouth of the container shall have a diameter greater than or equal to that of the base. This service is provided by Priority Waste Services who are located in Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee. Their telephone number is 423.332.4600.
Bulk Item Collection (Sparkle Pickup)
Bulk items are collected twice per calendar year per address. There is a limit of one dump truck load per pickup. Bulk items include appliances, furniture, lumber, etc. Compressors must be removed from refrigerators and/or air conditioners prior to pickup. Concrete, roofing shingles, tires and hazardous materials (paint, oil, gas, etc.) are not picked up. Brush is not to be combined with a sparkle pickup. To schedule a sparkle pickup call City Hall at 423-332-5323.
Brush is collected twice per calendar year per address. Brush cannot exceed 4 inches in diameter and 8 feet in length. There is a limit of one dump truck load per pickup. It is preferred that the brush be stacked in one direction. Do not place stack against a mailbox, retaining wall, etc. so as not to obstruct collection using a backhoe if necessary.