County Offical Info
Keith Street
Keith Street
Solid Waste Director
1846 S Jefferson Ave
Cookeville, TN 38506
931-528-3884
931-520-3428
8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M
Monday - Friday
Putnam County Solid Solid Waste and Recycling

The Putnam County Solid Waste Department includes a Recycling Center, Transfer Station, Landfill, and nine Convenience sites.

Helpful Information from this Department:

  • Commercial waste goes to Transfer Station.
  • General public waste goes to Convenience Sites.
  • Construction, demolition,yard waste (brush) and all tires(off the rim) go to the Landfill
  • Paint recycling goes to the Dacco Quarry Site (only) on Tuesday and Saturdays from 10:30 am to 6:30 p.m.
  • Convenience Sites are open from 6:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays,Wednesdays,Fridays, and Saturdays.
  • 3:30 p.m. is the cut off time for unloading at the Transfer Station and Landfill.
  • Deceased animals are accepted Monday through Friday before 12:00 p.m. at $45.00 per ton. (pro-rated)
Mission Statement

 "Reduce,Reuse , and Recycle to keep a great place to live cleaner and greener for generations to come."

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Waste Management

Bangham Waste Collection Center
5759 Hilham Rd
Cookeville, TN
6:30 am to 6:30 pm - Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat
931-528-5693
Bloomington Springs Waste Center
6670 Martin Creek Rd.
Baxter, TN
6:30 am to 6:30 pm - Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat
931-858-3271
Brotherton Waste Collection Center
7200 Brotherton Mountain Rd.
Cookeville, TN
6:30 am to 6:30 pm - Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat
931-537-3811
Buffalo Valley Collection Center
3340 Medley Amonette Rd.
Buffalo Valley, TN
6:30 am to 6:30 pm - Mon, Wed, Fri
931-858-3547
Burgess Falls Collection Center
6007 Burgess Falls Rd.
Baxter, TN
6:30 am to 6:30 pm - Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat
931-432-4246
Cookeville Public Works
1115 E. Spring St.
Cookeville, TN
931-520-5249
Dacco Quarry
3000 Dacco Quarry Rd.
Cookeville, TN
6:30 am to 6:30 pm - Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat
931-528-9094
Gentry Waste Collection Center
14226 Nashville Hwy.
Buffalo Valley, TN
6:30 am to 6:30 pm - Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat
931-858-5842
Landfill
11089 Cookeville Boat Dock Rd.
Baxter, TN
Monday Thru Saturday - 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
931-432-4015

Monterey Collection Center
2730 Old Walton Rd.
Cookeville, TN
6:30 am to 6:30 pm - Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat
931-839-3482
Putnam County Landfill
11089 Cookeville Boatdock Rd.
Baxter, TN
931-858-4071
Silver Point Collection Center
13605 Center Hill Dam Rd.
Silver Point, TN
6:30 am to 6:30 pm - Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat
931-858-6449
State of Tennessee - Solid and 
Hazardous Waste Management
1221 S. Willow Ave.
Cookeville, TN
931-432-4015

Waste Collection Center
1846 S. Jefferson Ave.
Cookeville, TN
931-528-3884