Recycling pick up for the Caldwell-Abbay Hall area is the fourth Wednesday of every month. Place your Green Cart on the curb by 7 am on the day of pick up.
ALL PAPER & BOXES : office paper, magazines, junk mail, newspaper, computer paper, notebook paper, phone books, paperback books, construction paper, brown paper bags, milk or juice cartons (empty), cardboard boxes, food boxes (clean - no food). All boxes should be broken down.
ALL PLASTIC BOTTLES & CONTAINERS: drink bottles and their caps, detergent & cleaner bottles and their caps, yogurt/cottage cheese and other dairy "tubs" and their lids (please empty containers) and plastic trays, such as the lunchable type containers (any color except black trays - optical sorting machines can't see them).
ALL METAL & ALUMINUM CANS: empty food and drink cans, empty aresol cans, foils and trays.
Materials not accepted in carts are glass, and soiled food containers such as pizza boxes, black plastics, plastic toys, plastic bags.
The next scheduled Brush pick-up date is March 18, 2018.
We are in area 6. 2016-2017 dates are Sept 22 2017, December 20, 2017, March 21, 2018, June 21, 2018.
"Residents in Metro Nashville's Urban and General Services Districts have their brush and yard waste collected three times a year on a rotation schedule along 12 routes. Instead of chippers, Metro Public Works uses knuckle boom trucks equipped with a mechanical arm that lifts brush piles up and into a trailer that's pulled behind the truck."
All leaves and grass clippings MUST BE PLACED in BIODEGRADABLE PAPER BAGS for collection. Leaves or grass clippings placed in plastic bags will NOT BE picked up.
More details at Nashville.gov Where you can sign up for email reminders.
You can take brush to the nearby Ezell Pike location. It is at 3254 Ezell Pike (Located on Ezell Pike behind the South Police Precinct 5113 Harding Place.
You can also take leaves, limbs, brush and grass clippings to the Bordeaux Mulch Facility (862-8640). There is a small fee. Once the brush and leaves arrive at the center they are ground and allowed age for one year before being ground again and sold as mulch.
Mulch and compost are available for purchase. See Nashville.gov for full details, fees and prices. but price start at $20/small compact pickup truck and $35/full size pickup trucks with bed 8 feet long.
Yard Waste Recycling - Residents will need to place yard waste at the curb or alley for collection (leaves and grass clippings must be placed in biodegradable paper bags). All yard waste (brush, grass and leaves) is banned from solid waste collection and cannot be placed in trash containers or dumpsters.
Davidson County residents can leave their trees at one of 10 Metro sites and Public Works will collect them for mulching.
All trees must be free of lights, ornaments, icicles, all tinsel and garland. No flocked trees will be accepted.
WHEN: Late December to Mid-February, Please make use of this our brush pick up is scheduled right before Christmas and the next brush pick up will not be till March.
WHERE: Any one of the following Metro Parks:
Cane Ridge, Cedar Hill, Edwin Warner, Elmington, Joelton, Richland,
Sevier, Two Rivers and Whitfield; or Una Recreation Center, 136 Una Recreation Road.
July 1, 2012
Trash Cart Fees for More Than Two Carts - Public Works will begin phasing in fees for multiple trash carts at residences and businesses that use the brown trash carts for collection. Residents and businesses using more than two trash carts will be charged a collection and disposal fee for the additional trash. To receive collection of more than 2 trash containers, customers will need to pay a monthly collection and disposal fee that reflects the actual cost to Public Works for collecting and disposing of that additional trash.
Public Works will provide customers additional recycling carts and monthly collection of recycling at no additional cost.
More at Nashville.gov
Hazardous and Electronic waste can be taken to the East Waste and recycling facility off of Trinity Lane. Monday - Saturday 7:30 AM- 5 PM and Noon to 4 PM on Sundays.
Residents can bring up to 15 gallons or 100 pounds of household hazardous waste and one computer system each month. There is no fee to drop-off household hazardous or electronic waste at the East Convenience Center. Acceptable items include Tvs, Cds, Vcrs, video tapes, light bulbs, and many chemicals and cleaners. see Nashville.gov for full list of acceptable and unacceptable items.
Electronic waste can also be taken to Omohundro Waste and Recycling Facility at 1019 Omohundro Place. (mon-sat 7:30-5, sun 12-4)
For questions about household hazardous waste call (615) 880-1000 For a list of used oil collection locations call 800-287-9013.