What are the residential trash regulations?

Household trash is collected on a weekly basis; recycling is collected bi-weekly.

  • Trash and recycling carts at the street by 5:00am on your scheduled pickup day.
  • Serial numbers on carts must face the street.
  • Leave 4 feet of clearance around your carts and between your carts.
  • All trash must be bagged and inside the trashcan. We will not collect trash outside the trashcan.
  • Do not bag recycling.
  • Any misuse of recycling cart will result in immediate and permanent confiscation.
  • Call Public Works at (931) 388-8650 if you have any additional questions.

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1. What day of the week is my trash collected?
2. How do I sign up for residential trash service?
3. When will trash be collected during the holidays?
4. I need more than one trashcan. How can I get an additional trashcan?
5. What are the residential trash regulations?
6. What are the do’s and don’ts of recycling?
7. My garbage and/or recycling receptacle went missing or is damaged. What do I do?
8. I am unable to pull my trash receptacle to the street due to mobility restrictions. What do I do?
9. What is the fee for trash collection?
10. I am on a fixed income and cannot afford the residential sanitation fee. What do I do?
11. How do I dispose of televisions, appliances, and other electrical items?
12. How do I dispose of tires, paint, and other hazardous items?
13. Where are the Maury County Convenience Centers located?
14. When is the 2023 Household Hazardous Waste Day for Maury County?
15. Where can I recycle glass?
16. What are the brush collection guidelines?
17. What is bulk collection?
18. How many bulk pickups do I get per year?
19. What is not collected with bulk pickup?
20. I need to dig in my yard. Who do I call?
21. How do I report potholes?
22. How do I report drainage issues?
23. How do I report a malfunctioning traffic signal?
24. How do I report a damaged street sign?