Millington Recycling Center

Description

Provides drop-off center for recycling cans, plastic, glass, paper and cardboard in the appropriate bins for Millington residents. Recycling Center is located off of Navy Road; turn south by Spin City onto Newport Road, keep driving until the 4-way stop at Biloxi St, turn right (west) and the drop-off center is at the end of the cove. NOT ACCEPTED: hazardous waste, household trash, tires, batteries, aerosol cans, mattresses, or oil containers.These items may be dropped off at the Memphis/Shelby County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility at 6305 Haley Road Memphis, TN 38134.

General Information

Location
4658 Biloxi Avenue Millington, TN 38053 901-873-5656 - Millington Website

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility (located off Farm Road between Walnut Grove and Mullins Station)
6305 Haley Road
Memphis, TN. 38134

OPEN: TUESDAYS and SATURDAYS
 HOURS: 8:30 am till 1 pm

THE MEMPHIS and SHELBY COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION FACILITY WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS in 2012:
 Saturday, December 1st, Thanksgiving weekend
 Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
 Tuesday January 1st New Year's Day

15 gallons or 100 lb limit per visit.

Acceptable Items

The following is a general list of ACCEPTABLE household hazardous waste. PLEASE NOTE: Cooking oil and grease now accepted from homes, no businesses.

  • Aerosol spray cans (with content)
  • Automotive fluids
    • Antifreeze
    • Brake fluid
    • Engine cleaners
    • Motor oil
    • Starter fluid
  • Batteries
    • Automotive
  • Cleaners
    • All purpose cleaners
    • Bleach
    • Oven cleaners
    • Metal cleaners
    • Polishes
    • Toilet cleansers
  • Construction and Home Repair products
    • Adhesives
    • Caulk
    • Driveway sealant
    • Grease and rust solvents
    • Roofing tar/patch
    • Stains and varnishes
    • Wood preservative
    • Wall paper remover
  • Cooking Products
    • Lighter fluid
    • Fire starters
  • Electronics
    • Computers (PCs and laptops) *1 Computer per visit*
    • Monitors
    • Ink cartridges
    • Printers (small desktop and combo/fax)
    • Scanners
    • Servers
    • Audio/visual equipment
    • Telephones/cell phones
    • Typewriters
    • Calculators
    • Circuit boards
    • Misc. electrical equipment
  • Flammable liquids
    • Gasoline
    • Lighter fluid
    • Kerosene
    • Naphtha
    • Paint thinner
    • Propane cylinders (with contents)
  • Plumbing
    • Drain cleaners/openers
  • Lighting
    • Fluorescent tubes
    • Light bulbs
  • Lawn and Garden Products
    • Herbicides
    • Pesticides (poisons)
    • Fertilizers
  • Paint
    • Aerosol paint (liquid still in can)
    • Latex paint (note: latex paint is nonhazardous)
    • Oil based paint
    • Paint strippers/removers
    • Paint thinner
  • Pool Chemicals
    • Chlorine (powder,tabs etc)
    • PH up/down
    • Algaecides
    • Soda ash
  • Other
    • Moth balls
    • Insect repellent
    • Mercury and thermostats

Unacceptable Items

  • The following is a General list of waste items NOT ACCEPTED at the household hazardous waste collection facility. 
  • NO Commercial waste
    • No business, large or small
    • No home improvement or painting contractors
    • No school/college/university etc
    • No hospitals
    • No farms
    • No government waste
  • NO Explosives
    • No Ammunition
    • No Gun powder
    • No Nitroglycerin
    • No Military weaponry
  • NO Medical Waste
    • No Used Bandages
    • No Pathological Waste (body related parts/fluids etc)
    • No Diapers
    • No Soiled Bedding
    • No prescriptions or over the counter drugs
  • NO Non-Propane Cylinders
    • No Fire Extinguishers
    • No Oxygen Bottles
    • No Welding tanks
  • NO Radioactive waste (includes smoke detectors) 
  • NO Refrigerants
  • NO Cooking Oil or Grease
  • NO Televisions
  • NO Microwave ovens
  • NO Copiers
  • NO Tires
  • NO Unidentifiable materials