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Decatur County Convenience Centers

Convenience Center Overview


Our five Convenience Centers are trash and recycling drop off stations open to all Decatur County residential customers. Decatur County does not charge residents to use these facilities. To learn more, select one of the following topics:
 

Locations

Acceptable Materials

Unacceptable Materials

 


Locations

 

 

Fairgrounds Convenience Center

275 Fairgrounds Rd.   Parsons TN 38363

We are open 7 days a week except holidays.

Our Hours:

Mon - Sat 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

 The Following Convenient Center  Hours:

 Sun., Tues, & Thurs. 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 Sat. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Jeanette Convenience Center

Broadies Landing Rd.   Parsons TN 38363

 

Wylie Gardner Convenience Center

Wylie Garden Cemetery Lane   Bath Springs TN 38311

 

Mt Lebanon Convenience Center

Mt Carmel Rd.   Decaturville TN 38329

 

Bob's Landing Convenience Center

 715 Bob's Landing Rd.   Bath Springs TN 38329

 

 

 

Please note that:

 

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No commercial vehicles, trucks over 3/4 tons (except for dually pick-up trucks), or dual axle trailers are allowed.

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Rental pick-up trucks are allowed, but not rental panel trucks.

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All open body vehicles transporting waste must be secured to prevent blown and spilled debris.

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No person may loiter or rummage about the facility or remove articles from any containers. Violators will be prosecuted.

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Children must remain in vehicles at all times.

 

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Acceptable Materials at Convenience Centers:

 

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Residential solid waste

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White goods, appliances, and furniture

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Residential construction & demolition debris (no concrete & brick) and bulky materials including mattresses, box springs, lawn mowers, book cases, etc. that are less than 8 ft in length

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Lead-acid batteries

 

Recyclables

 

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Newspapers with inserts

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Magazines & catalogs, Junk mail including colored paper & envelopes with cellophane windows

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Aluminum beverage cans

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Steel food cans

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Scrap metal

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Corrugated cardboard

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Used motor oil

 

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Unacceptable Materials at Convenience Centers and Recommended Disposal Options:

 

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Bricks, Concrete & Stone

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Commercial, industrial, and institutional solid waste

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Burning or smoldering material - when material is not smoldering

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Household hazardous waste - such as pesticides/herbicides, chemicals and poisons

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Infectious waste/untreated, regulated medical waste - cannot, by law, be disposed in our Landfills. Needles and syringes are accepted for disposal as long as they are placed in sealed, puncture-proof containers.

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Radioactive waste - cannot, by law, be disposed in our Landfills. Consult the product's manufacturer for proper disposal suggestions.  Smoke detectors, which have a small amount of radioactive material, should be returned to the manufacturer for proper disposal. (Check inside the detector for company name and address.)

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Liquid waste - not accepted at any solid waste disposal facility.

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Drums - drums that have been punctured so as to contain no free liquid are accepted for disposal at the Convenience Centers, Landfill or Transfer Station. Burn barrels containing debris are not accepted.

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Tanks - refer to the manufacturer of fuel or gas tanks for proper disposal suggestions.

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Propane tanks

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Dead animals

 

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