Knox County Solid Waste supports several events in our community in order to reduce waste, promote recycling, and remove toxins from our environment.
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Knox County Supported Events & Programs
- Christmas Tree-Cycling
Yearly Christmas tree recycling held in early January
- Earth Fest
East Tennessee’s Earth Day Festiva
- Electronic Recycling Program
There are several ways to recycle old computers, laptops, parts, peripherals and other electronic items for proper disposal.
- Litter Education and Litter Prevention
Keep Knoxville Beautiful litter education and litter prevention programs
- Medication Collection Events
Provides residents an opportunity to turn in unwanted and/or outdated and expired prescription medicines and over the counter medications for proper disposal
- Phone Book Recycling
Collected during December and January at participating Knox County Schools
- Recycling Education
Ijams Nature Center educational program providing recycling education to the general public, schools, businesses, community organizations, and the media throughout Knox County and East Tennessee.