The Recycling and Waste Items Convenience Centers provide a convenient way for Davidson County residents to dispose of excess residential trash, recyclables, and other waste items that are not accepted in our curbside trash and recycling program. Residents are limited to 2 visits per day. Vehicles with commercial tags will not be allowed to enter. Commercial waste materials will not be accepted.

Notice: Starting January 30, 2023, our curbside recycling collection schedule will go from once-a-month pick up to every other week pick up. Use the calendar tool to view your new collection schedule and sign up for reminders.

Hours of Operation

All convenience centers are open Tuesday-Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All convenience centers are closed on Metro Holidays.

Convenience Center Locations

East Convenience Center
943A Doctor Richard G. Adams Dr
Nashville, TN 37207

Ezell Pike Convenience Center
3254 Ezell Pk
Nashville, TN 37211

Omohundro Convenience Center
1019 Omohundro Pl
Nashville, TN 37210

Anderson Lane Convenience Center
939A Anderson Ln
Madison, TN 37115


All Prices are set by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and are non-negotiable. Cash and check are the only forms of payment accepted at the Convenience Centers.

  • 3 Bags of Trash or 1 Bulk Item: No charge (does not include mattresses, mattress pads or tires with rims)
  • Recycling Drop-off: No charge
  • Compostable Material Drop-off: No charge
  • Household Hazardous Waste (East and Ezell ONLY): No charge
  • Tires without Rims: No charge (up to 4 tires total per month)
  • Tires with Rims: $5 per each (up to 4 tires total per month)
  • Mattresses and Box Springs: $8 per mattress or box spring (up to 4 total per month)
  • Standard Sized Pickup Trucks: $10.00 per load
  • Standard Sized Pickup Trucks with Rails: $20.00 per load
  • Small Trailers (less than 4x6x1/size of small pickup truck): $10.00 per load
  • All Other Loads/Trailers: $20.00 per cubic yard (all trailers will be measured at centers)

Accepted Material

*See Notice regarding East Convenience Center at top of page

Residential Trash

All loose material must be bagged.

Bulk Items

  • Furniture/appliances (Refrigerators – East and Ezell Pike centers only)
  • Mattress and box springs- any combination 4 per month
  • Tires- up to 4 per month (East and Ezell Pike centers only)
  • Scrap metal. Includes expired license plates.
  • Small amounts of carpet/carpet pad (East and Ezell Pike centers only). No stacked pick-up trucks or trailers loads allowed. Carpet pad must be separated from carpet for recycling purposes.
  • Small amounts of “Do it Yourself” construction and demolition waste (East and Omohundro centers only); limit: 1/2-ton pickup stacked to the top of truck bed.

Compostable Material

All food scraps (including shells and bones), soiled paper products (cups, plates and boxes), dryer lint, hair and nail clippings, plants and pet food. No human or pet waste.

Household Hazardous Waste

Cleaners / Solvents, Used Oil / Antifreeze, Batteries, Gas Cylinders, Air Conditioners, Refrigerators, Florescent Tubes/Bulbs, etc.– Limit: 15 gal. / 100 lb. per household/month.

Accepted at East and Ezell Centers Only.

Electronic Waste

Cell Phones, Computers and all accessories (limit one computer system per month), DVD/VCR Players, E-Book Readers, Fax Machines, Monitors, Printers, Tablets, Televisions, etc.

Accepted at East, Ezell, and Omohundro Centers Only.

Waste Items That Are Not Accepted

  • Commercial Waste of any kind
  • Waste in any commercial vehicle or vehicle with commercial tags
  • Gas Tanks
  • Unpainted / Untreated Wood *
  • Leaves / Brush *
  • Asbestos (shingles, flooring, etc.)
  • Railroad Ties
  • Roofing Shingles
  • Rock / Brick / Dirt
  • Medical Waste
  • Radioactive Material
  • Ammunition / Flares / Fireworks

* Unpainted and untreated wood, leaves, and brush items may be taken to one of the Yard Waste Processing Facilities.

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