Recycle Sites

Man carrying bags of recyclables to a bin

In Putnam County, nine convenience centers are provided for recycling and disposal of garbage. In Cookeville, five drop-off sites are provided for recycling.  Monterey has one drop-off site, and Algood has one. 

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.

Convenience Centers - Putnam County

Accept Recyclables and Solid Waste (Garbage)

Recycling Center and Waste Collection Center
1846 S. Jefferson Ave.
Cookeville, TN
931-528-3884
Silver Point Convenience Center
13605 Center Hill Dam Rd.
Silver Point, TN
6:30 am to 6:30 pm - Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat
931-858-6449
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Recycling Only - City Drop-off

Tech Village, Tech Village Circle, Cookeville
1191 South Jefferson Ave. at Ferguson’s Enterprises parking lot, Cookeville
Corner of Stevens & Neal streets, Cookeville
15th Street, Cookeville
Church Street, Algood (no glass)
302 East Commercial Ave. (behind municipal building), Monterey