Alternatives to Burning

The APCB encourages Hamilton County residents to find alternatives to burning brush.  Burning leaves, brush and other vegetation produces smoke.  Smoke contains a number of hazardous air pollutants, which increases levels of ozone and fine particle pollution.  These pollutants cause health effects ranging from allergies to cancer.

The Bureau recommends residents:

Brush Collection Sites

Wood Recycling Center  3925 North Hawthorne Street Chattanooga, TN 37406 423.697.9702 (map)
Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection is open Tuesday – Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  This facility is located within the Wood Recycling Center.

City Landfill  9327 Birchwood Pike Harrison, TN 37341 423.326.1566 (map)
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.