Waste That Cannot Be Collected

Any waste that is not collected by the city must be disposed of by the owner, landlord, occupant or contractor in an appropriate manner. Do not place non-allowed junk at the curb.

Waste that is generated by a contractor or a person paid while performing work on a residential property or commercial site will not be collected.

Waste that is generated as a result of a property clean up due to change of tenant, eviction or bankruptcy will not be collected.

Junk is not collected at apartments, condominiums or commercial properties.

Examples of Non-Collected Waste

Including, but not limited to:
  • Bricks
  • Building or Home Improvement Materials
  • Carpet/Padding
  • Concrete
  • Construction Materials
  • Decking Materials
  • Dirt
  • Fencing
  • Glass
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Landscaping Timbers
  • Lumber
  • Pressurized Containers
  • Rocks
  • Sheet Rock
  • Shingles/Roofing Materials
  • Tree Stumps
  • Wire
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Contact Us

  1. Public Works Department
    2809 Clinard Drive
    Springfield, TN 37172
    Phone: 615-384-2746
    Fax: 615-382-2205

    Allan S. Ellis, PE
    Director of Public Works
    Staff Directory

    Monday - Friday
    Office Hours:  
    7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Recycling Drop Off Hours:  
    8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Home Owner and Contractor's Responsibility

Do not put junk at curb at any time.  Hired contractors must use a legal landfill:
  • Eviction or Bankruptcy Property Clean Outs
  • Demolition Debris
  • Landscaping Debris
  • Construction Debis