Solid Waste

Recycle Symbol IconThe Monroe County Office of Solid Waste encourages everyone to recycle, and is equipped to accept recyclable materials. Click on the recycle icon (to the right) for a list of materials accepted at each Convenience Center or Transfer Station. We operate four (4) Convenience Centers in the County for residents to dispose of household waste at no charge. The Locations Are:

Madisonville Convenience Center
288 Industrial Park Road
Madisonville, TN 37354
Phone # 423-442-7026

Sweetwater Convenience Center
2194 Hiwassee Road
Sweetwater, TN 37874
Phone # 423-337-5697

Tellico Convenience Center
8825 Hwy 68
Tellico Plains, TN 37385
Phone # 423-253-2600

Little Notchey Creek Convenience Center
570 Little Notchey Creek Road
Madisonville, TN 37354
Phone # 423-442-9962

Hours of Operation for Convenience Centers
8:00 am – 5:00 pm………..Monday through Friday
8:00 am – 12:00 noon…….Saturday

Monroe County residents may also drop off their bagged household waste at the Transfer Station in Vonore.

Vonore Transfer Station
145 Tellico Port Rd
Vonore, TN 37885
Phone # 423-884-6788

Hours of Operation for Transfer Station
7:00 am – 4:00 pm………..Monday through Friday
7:00 am – 12:00 noon…….Saturday

Convenience Centers are closed on the following Holidays:

New Year’s Day
Memorial Day
July 4th
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day


Contact Us

Office of Solid Waste Management
Stacy Chambers – Director
310 Tellico St.
Suite 2
Madisonville, TN 37354

Phone: (423) 442-2497
Fax: (423) 442-6769

Hours of Operation

Monday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm