In Putnam County, eleven facilities and convenience centers are provided for recycling and disposal of garbage. In Cookeville, five drop-off sites are provided for recycling. Monterey and Algood each have one drop-off site.
The Putnam County Solid Waste Department Education Program is funded through the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Litter Grant. REDUCE • REUSE • RECYCLE • COMPOST & DON’T LITTER!! Remember: It is the law to secure your cargo and tarp your truck on the way to the convenience centers to prevent litter.