The City provides waste collection and cardboard recycling services for local businesses and industries for a monthly fee. Containers are available to rent with garbage collection ranging from one to six times a week or cardboard collection on an as needed basis by call-in. For more information call 931-520-5248.
Highly flammable, combustible, explosive or hazardous materials shall not be placed in containers for regular collection. A mobile hazardous trailer will be in town at scheduled times to collect these items. For information, call the Keep Putnam County Beautiful Clean Commission at 631-537-3278 or Putnam County Solid Waste at 931-528-3884.
Disposal of Medications
A permanent drug disposal box is located at the Cookeville Police Department. It is available 24 hours a day for anyone who wants to drop off medications.
Paint Collection at Dacco in Putnam County
The Dacco Convenience Center will collect paint for disposal Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.