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October 12, 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Location: Moss Wright Park, 705 Caldwell Drive, Goodlettsville, TN

Time: 8 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Tennessee residents are encouraged to attend this FREE event to properly dispose of household hazardous waste. 

Accepted Items:

Automotive and Marine Products

  • Fuel and oil additives
  • Grease and rust solvents, naval jelly
  • Carburetor or fuel injector cleaners
  • Starter fluids
  • Body putty
  • Antifreeze/coolant
  • Gasoline

Home Maintenance/Improvement Products

  • Used strippers and thinners
  • Adhesives
  • Driveway sealant
  • Roofing tar
  • Wallpaper remover

Home Lawn and Garden Products

  • Pesticides
  • Fertilizers
  • Wood preservatives


  • Pool chemicals
  • Photo processing chemicals
  • Medicines/drugs
  • Aerosols/compressed gas
  • Mercury thermostats and thermometers
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Compact fluorescent bulbs
  • Needles and sharps (in a puncture-proof container)


 Unacceptable Items:


  • Infectious wastes
  • Dead animals
  • Any waste from a doctor's office, clinic, or veternarian's office


  • Fireworks
  • Military ordnance
  • Gun powder
  • Ammunition


  • Smoke detectors
  • Radium paint

Business/Institutional Waste

  • No businesses, large or small
  • No colleges or universities
  • No schools
  • No hospitals
  • No home improvement or painting contractors
  • No agribusiness


  • Empty containers of any kind
  • Automotive gas tanks
  • Alkaline batteries-may be thrown away in the trash
  • Electronics- contact your local Solid Waste Department for guidance
  • Paint- contact your local Solid Waste Department for guidance


Bob Fletcher- 615-532-9265; Bob.Fletcher@tn.gov

Jeff McCormick- 615-851-2204


Past Events: 

2019 250K Tree Day New Date

*NEW DATE* Reserve your Trees Today!  250K Tree Day is on March 23, 2019.

The City of Hendersonville wants to help make history again in 2019.  250K Tree Day is scheduled for March 23rd, 2019.  The last day to reserve your trees is March 17, 2019.  Reserve your trees at the website below. 

The tree species offered for 250K Tree Day 2019 are the Northern Red Oak, Pine (Virginia, Loblolly, or Short Leaf), Eastern Redbud, and Wild Plum (or similar). 

You will be able to pick your trees up at Hendersonville City Hall, 101 Maple Drive North, Hendersonville, TN 37075, on March 22nd from 9 am- 5 pm and Saturday, March 23rd from 9 am- 11 am.

What supplies you need to pick up your trees:

  • Plastic grocery bag
  • Paper towels
  • Water
  • Gloves (if you don't want your hands wet or muddy)

When you pick up your trees you will wrap the roots with paper towel and wet the paper towel to keep the roots moist.  You can then place your trees in the plastic bag to transport home.  When you arrive home, follow the instructions on the flyer provided- "How to Plant a Bare-root Tree"

How to Plant a Bare-root Tree Instructions

November 28th, 2018- 11:30 AM-1 PM

Hendersonville City Hall will be hosting a River Talk with the Cumberland River Compact.  The topic of discussion is Stream Protection from Home with the Cumberland River Compact. 

Join staff from the Cumberland River Compact to learn how to care for your waterways at home. You will hear about the elements of a healthy stream and what practices are used to maintain water quality in our region. This will include an overview of common green infrastructure practices and how to maintain them on your property. You will leave with clear actions to take at home to protect local water quality in Hendersonville and throughout the Cumberland River basin.

You can register through the Cumberland River Compact Facebook page to attend or at https://crc.kindful.com/register/hendersonville-river-talk-2018

CRC Barge Design


2018 Household Hazardous Waste  Collection Event (10/27/2018)

Any Tennessee resident can participate in the Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Collection Service. Only households may use the service to dispose of hazardous wastes. No commercial, institutional, or agri-business waste will be accepted.

On the day of the event, load the unwanted materials into your trunk or the back of your truck. For safety, don’t mix materials, keep them in their original containers, double package any leaking containers, and place any breakable containers in a box, cushioned with newspaper. When you get to the event you will be surveyed to find out what county you live and from how many households you are bringing waste.

The Mobile HHW Collections do NOT accept alkaline batteries, paint, and electronics.

To review a complete list of accepted and prohibited items click on the link below:


Event Details:
Date: 10/27/18
Times: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Volunteer State Community College, 1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066
Contact: Larry Wright, 615-452-1114

Fall 2018 Goodlettsville Stream Clean Up (9/8/2018)

Our neighboring MS4s Goodlettsville and Millersville are hosting a fall stream clean up.  See the details below:

Goodlettsville Fall 2018 Stream Cleanup

2018 Nashville Urban Runoff 5K 

Urban Runoff 5K

From the Stormwater Coordinator of Gallatin, Tennessee: 

Hello Everyone!

 We invite you to join us at the 6th Annual Nashville Urban Runoff 5K and free Water Quality Festival at Cornelia Fort Airpark in Shelby Bottoms on August 18th! 

Want the fun without the run? Come by the Water Quality Festival during the 5K open from 6:30-10am. We'll have a mascot dance and a big bouncy house too! Check out our awesome sponsors and exhibitors on the attached posters! 

For more information and/or to Register click here: https://runsignup.com/Race/TN/Nashville/NashvilleUrbanRunoff5K 

Check out our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/NashvilleUrbanRunoff5k/ 

We hope to see you there!


City of Gallatin, Stormwater Coordinator

Tennessee Stormwater Association

Stream Clean Up Event (6/9/2018)

Stream Clean up ad


2018 Earth Day Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

The weather refused to cooperate for our 2nd Annual Earth Day Event, but we would still like to thank those who donated items for the Primrose School of Hendersonville Silent Auction to benefit The Needs List Foundation.

thank you earth day partners

Primrose School of Hendersonville will still have a silent auction to benefit The Needs List Foundation.  Bidding is open and will close on Friday, 4/20/18 at 1 p.m.

Green Village Recycling will provide FREE electronics recycling on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 173 Centerpoint Road, Hendersonville, TN 37075.

2nd Annual Earth Day Event- 4/14/2018



Plan ahead using our interactive 2018 Earth Day Event Map. 



The City of Hendersonville and Primrose School of Hendersonville are partnering for our 2nd Annual Earth Day Event.  We will celebrate our planet on April 14, 2018, from 10 AM to 2 PM.  Events and activities will take place at Hendersonville City Hall, 101 Maple Drive North, and Primrose School of Hendersonville, 107 Springhouse Court, Hendersonville, Tennessee 37075.  This event will be outside and is a rain or shine event.

If you are a local business that would like to participate in our 2018 Earth Day event please complete the Earth Day Registration Form and submit.

2018 Earth Day 1st flyer - Copy

Green Village Recycling Provides FREE Electronics Recycling at Earth Day!

Green Village Recycling will be providing FREE electronics recycling at the 2018 Hendersonville Earth Day event.  Below is a flyer with accepted and prohibited items.

Accepted and Prohibited recycling flyer


250K Tree Day (2/24/18)- A Success

The City of Hendersonville was successful in distributing 1,920 trees during the Tennessee Environmental Council's 250K Tree Day event.  We would like to thank everyone that participated in the event.  Thank you to all those, behind the scenes, that helped with the set up of the event and a special thanks to Hendersonville Home Depot for donating supplies for 250K Tree Day.  We've received tons of positive feedback and plan to participate in 2019.  Get your tree wish list together for next year's event!

 City Hall sign

 Home Depot bucket set up

250K Tree Day citizens

registration table