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Solid Waste

Solid Waste TruckThe Solid Waste Division of the Public Works Department is responsible for collecting and disposing of commercial and residential garbage. We offer twice a month collection of bulk/junk items; once a month removal of yard waste (which includes tree trimmings, leaves, grass and shrub clippings); provide roll-off service to City of Sevierville residential customers for demolition and clean up projects. We oversee recycling efforts at the City’s drop off location, most schools within the city limits, and collection of cardboard from commercial businesses. We provide crews in coordination with Sevier County’s Intensive Public Service Program for litter pickup along city streets and state highways within the city. We keep our streets clean by disposing of dead animals. The Solid Waste Department also works with Keep Sevier Beautiful to collect trash and litter from community clean up and special events. The Solid Waste Division plays a vital role in the Household Hazardous Waste Day sponsored by the State of Tennessee each year. All garbage is hauled to Sevier Solid Waste, Inc. (SSWI) Compost and Landfill Facility on Ridge Road.

Waste Collection Calendar

During this time of uncertainty, Sevier Solid Waste Inc wants to make sure residents have access to the latest information.

Ever wonder when your trash pickup is or where to dispose of that mattress, brush, or cardboard? Sevier county residents can stay up to date and receive reminders on trash collection information and use the Waste Wizard tool listed below to look up where to take any item they want to recycle or dispose of properly. We’ve got you covered!

*Also, residents can use the tool by downloading our app, suitable for Androids and iPhones.*

Commercial Dumpster Service

Commercial businesses who have contracted with the City of Sevierville for commercial dumpster service receive the following services at no additional cost:

Yard Waste and Bulk Rubbish/Junk Guidelines

Your residential and commercial garbage collection fee includes the collection of wastes resulting from the normal and routine maintenance of your yard as well as bulk rubbish/junk you accumulate from time to time.

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Residential Curbside Garbage Collection Information

City of Sevierville residents and businesses who pay for curbside garbage collection receive the following services:

Recycling Program

Plastic bottles/jugs and aluminum can recycling containers are located at the City's Public Works Department 310 Robert Henderson Rd. (under video surveillance).

Read more: Recycling Program

Roll-Off Rental

Remodeling or Doing Major Spring Cleaning Inside the City Limits of Sevierville?

Why not rent a container to throw construction materials or debris in? The City now has fourteen-foot roll-off containers that residential customers can rent.

How it works:

Locate an area on the property to put the container. Keep in mind the truck dropping off and picking up the container needs room to maneuver. Call the Public Works Department (865-429-4567) to arrange for the container to be delivered. Arrange for billing (usually through your water account). Once the container is full and you’re ready for it to be emptied, call the Public Works Department to schedule a pickup. Always make sure there is nothing blocking the container when the truck comes to pick it up.

Cost: The cost to rent a roll-off container is the current landfill tipping fee (plus $1.25 per ton state tax) and a $125.00 haul fee (approximately $205.00 per load).

Roll-Off Rental Period: 30 days

Sevier Solid Waste Compost Plant

Garbage collected by the City of Sevierville is taken to the Sevier Solid Waste, Inc. Compost Plant - a joint venture between Sevier County and the cities of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg. For more information or to obtain compost call Sevier Solid Waste at (865) 453-5676, or visit their website.

Read more: Sevier Solid Waste Compost...

Sanitation Services Cancellation

Please fill out pdf this form (103 KB) to cancel your Sanitation Services.

Residents/Businesses without City of Sevierville sanitation service will not receive yard waste, junk/bulk rubbish, or leaf collection.


Contact Us

Marian Bracknell, Solid Waste Supervisor

310 Robert Henderson Road
Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone: 865.429.4567


Monday - Friday
7:00am - 3:30pm