Christmas Tree Recycling Locations

Monday, December 23, 2013

Hamilton County is once again accepting Christmas trees at any hour of the day at all five Hamilton County Recycling Centers through the month of January. Each center has a designated space located outside the gate for Christmas trees. 

Participation is encouraged as trees dropped-off will be used by the Tennessee Department of Wildlife and Forestry Division and the Hamilton County Highway Department.  The Highway Department chips the trees into mulch for walking trails, landscaping and landfill ground cover. Hamilton County residents are welcome to pick-up mulch from the chip yard located at the Highway Department on Standifer Gap Road at no charge.

Household recyclables are accepted at the centers during normal center hours. 

Hamilton County's Recycling Centers:  Locations and Hours

Standifer Gap Recycling Center
7625 Standifer Gap Road, 855-6125
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sequoyah Recycling Center
9525 Lovell Road, Soddy- Daisy, 842-2391
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Highway 58 Recycling Center
5414 Highway 58, 326-0992
Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Red Bank Recycling Center
4851-B Dayton Blvd., 876-2010
Tuesday and Thursday. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.


Middle Valley Recycling Center
1900 Crabtree Road, Hixson, 843-9317
Monday and Wednesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.




Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute On Tuesday At UTC Postponed, Due To Inclement Weather

" O, King: A Tribute to the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.," scheduled for  7:30 p.m. on  Tuesday,  in UTC's Roland Hayes Concert Hall, has been postponed due to the threat of snow and icy conditions. It will be rescheduled. (click for more)

Ochs Highway Closed In St. Elmo Due To Water Main Break

Ochs Highway is closed at the intersection of Saint Elmo Avenue due to a main water break.   The road is scheduled to reopen on  Thursday . Detours are set up using Alabama Avenue and West 41st Street.  In order to view a map of these  closures , visit  http://www.chattanooga. gov/transportation/ traffic ... (click for more)

Snow Reaches Chattanooga on Tuesday Afternoon, But Brings Little Accumulation; Many Schools, Most Courts Closed Wednesday

Snow began falling in downtown Chattanooga early Tuesday afternoon, but there was little accumulation.  The National Weather Service issued a special statement on Tuesday night warning of icy roads. It says:  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL  9AM EST  WED ...VERY COLD TEMPERATURES AND PATCHY ICE ON ROADS THROUGH  WEDNESDAY MORNING... TEMPERATURES ... (click for more)

Young Gets 23 Years In North Chattanooga Murder

Abram "AB" Young pleaded guilty on Tuesday morning to a murder in North Chattanooga and was sentenced to 23 years in prison. Young was 17 at the time of the 2015 slaying of 19-year-old Charles Holsey during a drug deal behind the Kangaroo on Dallas Road. He is now 20. Prosecutor Cameron Williams said the sentence for second-degree murder will be served at 100 percent. Young ... (click for more)

Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thank you, Dr. King for stepping-out.  Thank you for your lasting voice to what it's all about. Thank you, Dr. King for  stepping up and also showing-up, ...when decisions were being made and  your refusal  to shut-up.  We find your fingerprints on both directions and toward progress.  your modeling, mentoring,  and reactions helps ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Once In A Blue…

On August 21st this past summer, four black women were walking down the street in Dayton, Tn., when a white man asked from his porch, “Are you ladies here to see the eclipse?” Told that yes, they most certainly were, the gentleman pointed to his back deck and another white couple and said, “If you don’t have plans, would you care to sit with us?” The ladies were delighted and ... (click for more)