Tennessee Recycling Markets DirectoryUT

                    Sponsored by the Tennessee Department of
                  Environment and Conservation (TDEC)
,the Recycling
           Markets Directory (RMD) is a database that contains information about companies that purchase recyclable materials. To be listed in the RMD, companies simply fill out a form with contact information, materials purchased, service area etc.

Firms with recyclable items to sell can search the RMD in several ways: by company name, by company location or by the type of materials purchased. For example, if you know the name of a recycler but not its location, you can look it up under Company Name. If you don’t have a particular vendor in mind but want to stay close to home, you can search by Counties Serviced. Finally, if you know that you've got cardboard, glass or other recyclable material to sell, you can search the database for materials recycled. You can save your search results as an .html file for later viewing through an internet browser, such as Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator.

We encourage all companies that accept recyclable materials generated in Tennessee to be included in our directory. Companies with expansion plans in Tennessee will not be added until their facilities are operational. No city or county recycling collection programs are included. For more information about these programs, contact TDEC’s Division of Solid Waste Management at 615-532-0445 or return to the Solid Waste Management home page.


All information presented in the RMD is thought to be reliable but has not been independantly verified. The data are constantly evolving and will need periodic updates. We welcome corrections and suggestions on how to serve you better.

Mercury Product Disposal Control Act

Effective January 1, 2011, the Mercury Product Disposal Control Act (the Act) prohibits “covered generators” from disposing “mercury-added consumer products” as non-hazardous solid waste.

Mercury is now a new item when searching the Recycling Markets Directory.

To learn more about the Mercury Product Disposal Control Act, visit the State of Tennessee's Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management's website at http://tennessee.gov/environment/swm/hazardous/hgproductdisposal/


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