Greene County Partnership

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Recycling Resources

Greene County Convenience Centers

Items Accepted

These centers accept #1 and #2 plastics, plastic shopping bags, cardboard, newspaper, aluminum cans, used oil, four used tires per year, batteries, metal, used wire (at Afton and West Greene centers only), old furniture, and electronic waste (items plugged into an outlet), as well as household trash.  


The Greene County Convenience Centers are open Monday through Friday during the times listed below.  All centers are closed on Wednesday and Sunday.

Day Hours
Monday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Friday  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Convenience Center Address  
Afton   95 American Road  
Baileyton   58 Boulder Loop  
Clear Springs   3065 Clear Springs Road  
Cross Anchor  421 Old Baileyton Road   
DeBusk   10 Amity Road  
Greystone   3160 Greystone Road  
Hal Henard   815 Hal Henard Road  
Horse Creek   80 Williamson Road  
McDonald   8190 McDonald Road  
Orebank  125 Orebank Road  
Romeo  11065 Lonesome Pine Trail  
South Greene  6825 Asheville Highway   
St. James/Caney Branch   15 St. James Road  
Sunnyside   550 Sunnyside Road  
Walkertown  1250 Walkertown Road   
West Greene/Mosheim  715 Midway Road   
West Pines  3430 West Pines Road   

The Greeneville/Greene County Landfill/Transfer Station & Public Works Department

Latex paint can be donated if it is full or can be mixed with kitty litter or mulch and thrown in the trash.

The Public Works Department (708 W. Summer Street) accepts oil-based paint, oil, antifreeze, car and truck batteries from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for city residents only.


Additional Recycling Centers

Greeneville Iron & Metals
315 Old Stage Road
This center accepts aluminum, auto batteries, brass, cardboard, cast iron, copper, electronic scrap (no televisions or monitors), industrial scrap, junk cars, radiators, stainless steel, tin and transmissions.  Visit for more information.

PSC Metals
111 Rockwell Drive
This center accepts all kinds of autos, appliances, copper, brass, aluminum and ferrous metals.  Hours are 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Visit for more information.

East Tennessee Iron & Metal
Visit for more information.

Southeast Recycling Technologies
1-800-592-3970 or 423-282-2022
Visit for more information.

Recycle Bin Locations

For newspaper, cardboard, paper, magazines and PET No. 1 & HDPE No. 2 Plastic: 

PET No. 1 includes: soft drink and water bottles, mouthwash bottles, peanut butter jars, salad dressing bottles and vegetable and oil bottles

HDPE No. 2 includes: milk jugs, bleach detergent and other household cleaner bottles, shopping bags, butter tubs, yogurt tubs and cereal box liners

Greene County Partnership  115 Academy Street
Eastview Recreation Center  456 E. Bernard Avenue
Hal Henard Elementary  425 East Vann Road
Co-Op Main Store  1414 W. Main Street 
Big Lots 1505 E. Andrew Johnson Highway
City of Tusculum Town Hall  145 Alexander Way- NO Plastic

Download a Recycling Resources brochure (PDF)