To find out when your garbage, recycling and yard waste collection days are, please visit the homepage and click on the MY icon, the My Kingsport function. Enter your address in the search bar on the My Kingsport feature and the results will reflect information related to your residence.

Due to possible changes in how the drivers run their routes we ask that you have your garbage to the curb by no later than 7:00 am.
Back Door paid Service:  $264 per year

Every household is provided one garbage cart for an $8.00 per month sanitation fee and recycling carts are provided at no additional cost; additional garbage carts may be purchased for $60.00 each, with an additional $8.00 per cart per month fee.  Please call (423) 229-9451 for more information.

The normal schedule for garbage collection is Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  We ask that you set your cart(s) next to your curb no sooner than 24 hours before the day of your pick-up.

If you do not have a recycling cart, cardboard may be placed in your garbage cart.

Items not picked up by the City:

  • Batteries
  • Paint and Paint Products
  • Butane and Gas Tanks
  • Dead Animals
  • Hazardous Liquid or Materials
  • Infectious Materials