Garbage Collection


To view the 2016 Kingsport Garbage Schedule click here.

Due to changes in how the drivers will be running their routes we ask that you have your garbage to the curb by no later than 7:00am.

Size of Service Area:  52.47 square miles

Population Served:  50,851

Number of Households Served:  20,765

Frequency:  Weekly

Average Tons Collected Monthly: 
Mt. Carmel:               148

Back Door paid Service:  $264 per year

Please put all your household garbage in the container the city provides for you.  If you need an additional container, you may purchase one for a one-time fee of $60.  Please call (423) 229-9451 for more information. 

We ask that you set your container(s) next to your curb no sooner than 24 hours before the day of your pick-up.  The trucks run Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

If you have cardboard to be picked up, please put it inside the container.  If you have a large appliance or furniture box, call our office at (423) 229-9451 and arrangements can be made to have it picked up.

We do not pick up the following items:

  • Batteries
  • Paint and Paint Products
  • Butane and Gas Tanks
  • Dead Animals
  • Hazardous Liquid or Materials
  • Infectious Materials

To view the 2016 Kingsport Garbage Schedule click here.

Garbage Collection

Streets and Sanitation Department Contact Information

609 West Industry Drive
Kingsport, TN  37660
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