Solid Waste

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I dispose of tree limbs?

The Transfer Station accepts tree limbs.  The limbs cannot be larger than 6 inches in diameter.   Tree stumps and logs are not allowed.  However, logs can be cut up into smaller pieces for disposal.  The cost is $5.00 for a small load and $10.00 for a large load (ex. dump truck or trailer).

•Where can I dispose of tires?

The Transfer Station accepts tires.
16" - $2.50 each
17" - 24" - $7.50 each
25" or more - $13.25 each
Cut or chipped tires - $165.00 per ton


•Where can I dispose of cans of paint?

The county does accept cans of paint but the paint must be completely dry.
If you do not want to wait for the paint to dry, there is a company (MXI - phone 276-628-3378) in Abingdon that will accept the paint as a liquid.  They do charge for the liquid paint disposal.

•Does the county rent containers for personal or business use?

The county does not rent containers, however we can provide you with phone numbers of companies that rent containers.


•Does the county recycle metal?

Yes, the county recycles metal.  Both the Transfer Station and the convenience stations accept metal.  There are separate containers for metal located at these facilities.