Waste That Cannot Be Collected

Any waste that is not collected by the city must be disposed of by the owner, landlord, occupant or contractor in an appropriate manner. Do not place non-allowed junk at the curb.

Waste that is generated by a contractor or a person paid while performing work on a residential property or commercial site will not be collected.

Waste that is generated as a result of a property clean up due to change of tenant, eviction or bankruptcy will not be collected.

Junk is not collected at apartments, condominiums or commercial properties.

Examples of Non-Collected Waste

Including, but not limited to:
  • Animals
  • Automobile parts
  • Batteries and motor oil
  • Boxed items 
  • Chicken and fencing wire
  • Commercial or household chemicals and other hazardous materials
  • Dirt and sand
  • Flooring, including carpet, carpet pad, or vinyl.
  • Landscaping timbers/crossties
  • Lumber
  • Paint
  • Remodeling, building, or construction material of any kind (wood, decking, countertops, cabinetry, doors, etc.)
  • Rocks, concrete and bricks
  • Roofing
  • Storage sheds
  • Tires
  • Toilets

Contact Us


    Physical Address

    2809 Clinard Drive

    Springfield, TN 37172

    Phone: 615-384-2746

Public Works Entry Sign

Junk items placed curbside outside of the months of April and October may be subject to a fine or summons to city court.

Homeowner and Contractor's Responsibility

Hired contractors must use a legal landfill:

  • Eviction or Bankruptcy Property Clean Outs
  • Demolition Debris
  • Landscaping Debris
  • Construction Debis