Blount County Recycling Center Open House
12:00 PM12:00

Blount County Recycling Center Open House

  • Blount County Operations Center (map)
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To celebrate the completion of the Blount County Recycling Convenience Center, Blount County Government in partnership with Waste Connections, Inc. will be hosting a County-wide Open House to preview the new Recycling Center site on Wedensday, December 6 from 12pm-1:30pm. Waste Connections is bringing their UT Sports Truck equipped to grill and serve hamburgers and hot dogs for the public to come out and enjoy! Tours will be given of the facility. Everyone is invited to attend. 

The Blount County Recycing Convience Center will be accessable through Levi Street adjacent to the Bloutn County Operations Center off McArthur Road. 

Starting December 7 the hours of operations will be Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdasy from 8am-4:30pm. 

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Breakfast with Santa 2017
8:30 AM08:30

Breakfast with Santa 2017

The Junior Service League will be hosting their annual Breakfast with Santa this year on December 2nd! There are seatings for breakfast available from 8:30am-10:30am in 30 minute increments. Your family will enjoy a yummy breakfast served by the Junior Service League ladies, cookie decorating, crafts, a Christmas Story with Mrs. Clause, and a beautiful family picture with Santa!! 

This event sells out every year so hurry and purchased your tickets below or find a JSL representative to get your tickets!! Tickets are $15 each and children 2 years and younger are free!

Keep Blount Beautiful will be on site with a recycled ornament craft.

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STEAM Kids- Winter Recycling
4:00 PM16:00

STEAM Kids- Winter Recycling

Celebrate the upcoming holiday season with KBB and the BCPL! We will be recycling old soda cans into ornaments at December STEAM Kids with KBB. We love to reduce, reuse, recycle, and spread holiday cheer. 

STEAM Kids is from 4pm-5pm in the Children's Library.

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America Recycles Day
10:00 AM10:00

America Recycles Day

Keep Blount Beautiful will host its Annual America Recycles Day on November 18 at First Baptist Maryville, 202 W Lamar Alexander Pkwy, from 10AM until 2PM.

Organization, collection items, and prices listed below (if applicable):

Blount County Fire Department: Winter Coats and Jackets

E-Cycle of Knoxville:

  • APC's/UPS
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Cable and Wire
  • Cell Phones
  • Circuit Boards
  • Computers 
  • Computer Peripherals
  • CRT Monitors- $7
  • CRT TVs- $15
  • Flat Screen TVs
  • Home Electronics
  • Laptops
  • Network Equipment 
  • Printers/ Scanners
  • Servers 
  • Small Appliances
  • Telephone Equipment
  • Toner
  • Small Appliances

***There is a disposal fee for CRT Monitors and TVs. Cash or check payments only. Checks payable to E-Cycle of Knoxville***

KARM: Clothing and Shoes

Keep Blount Beautiful: Uncrushed and Washed Aluminum Cans

The Lions Club: Eyeglasses

My Frugal Home:

  • Used Candles
  • Lighting Globes and Sconces
  • Chandeliers
  • Hardcover Reader's Digests
  • Fabric

More collection organizations and items TBA

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John Sevier Park Cleanup
to Nov 5

John Sevier Park Cleanup

  • 1998 Sequoyah Avenue Maryville, TN, 37804 United States (map)
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Join Keep Blount Beautiful for a cleanup at John Sevier Park Saturday, November 4th from 10-12pm!

Our goal is to safely pick up as much litter as we can. Come help us make the park a beautiful place to play!

Volunteers will meet in the parking lot at John Sevier Park, 1998 Sequoyan Ave.

Be sure to wear closed-toed shoes and comfortable clothing, and bring water. Keep Blount Beautiful will provide litter pickers, gloves, trash bags, and safety vests.

Check out our Facebook event for more updates. You can also contact KBB at 865-681-4809 or for questions about the event. Be sure to sign up at we know you will be there!

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Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up
8:00 AM08:00

Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up

  • Blount County Court House Parking Lot (map)
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KBB, Blount County, and TDEC will be hosting a FREE household hazardous waste drive-thru collection day on October 21 from 8am-1pm in the Blount County Court House parking lot. 

Automotive and Marine Products
• oil and fuel additives
• grease and rust solvents, naval jelly
• carburetor and fuel injector cleaners
• starter fluids
• body putty
• antifreeze / coolant
• gasoline
Home Maintenance / Improvement Products
• used strippers and thinners
• adhesives
• driveway sealant
• roofing tar
• wallpaper remover
Home Lawn and Garden Products
• pesticides
• fertilizers
• wood preservatives
• pool chemicals
• photo processing chemicals
• medicines/drugs
• aerosols / compressed gas
• mercury thermostats and thermometers
• fluorescent tubes
• compact fluorescent bulbs
• needles and sharps (in a puncture-proof container)

Medical / Biological
• infectious wastes
• dead animals
• any waste from a doctor's office, clinic, or veterinarian's office
Explosives / Ammunition
• fireworks
• military ordnance
• gun powder
• ammunition
• smoke detectors
• radium paint
Auto parts
• gas tank
• tires
• filters
Construction / Improvement Products
• cement mix
• lime
• bone meal
• grout
• alkaline batteries
• appliances
• electronics
• empty containers of any kind
• friable asbestos
• machine parts/compressors containing oil or Freon
• paint

Cost are paid for by the Tennessee Department for Environment and Conservation. 

Alkaline batteries no longer contain mercury and may be disposed of in your trash. All other batteries, including lead-acid batteries, may be taken to Batteries Plus Bulbs at Hamilton Crossing for recycling. 

Empty cylinders (propane, freon, helium) may be brought to Spectra Environmental Group October 17-October 19 for disposal from 8am-11am and 1pm-4pm. There is a $20 fee per cylinder. 

PAINT both oil based and latex based will not be collected during this event. Latex may be dried out and disposed of in your regular trash. 

For information on disposal of unaccepted items, visit the Household Hazardous Waste section under the Resources tab.

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