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Recycling Guide

Recyclables are picked up at curbside every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. 

For a participation kit, call Cowan City Hall, (931) 967-7318.

Map and Convenience Center information below.

PLEASE put only one type of material per bag or bin at the convenience center.

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Cardboard

Same Bag for

Paperboard

Paper Bags

No Bag Needed

Flattened Cardboard

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Paper

Same Bag for

Newspaper

Magazines

Same Bag for

Office Paper

Mail

Books

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Metal

Same Bag for

Aluminum Cans

Aluminum Foil

Tin Pans and Trays

Same Bag for

Steel Containers

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Plastic 

Same Bag for

Bottles with Lids

Containers with Caps

Jars with Lids

Tubs

Yogurt Containers

#1, #2, #5

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No Bags, Wrap or Film

(dispose or drop off separately where locations exist)

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No Non-container Plastic or Pouches

(please dispose in trash)

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No Glass

 

(dispose or drop off separately where locations exist)

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No Non-container Glass

(put fluorescent bulbs with HHW and dispose other non-bottle glass in trash)

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No Tanglers

Garden Hoses, Computer Cables or String Lights

(these break machinery)

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No Foam

(dispose or drop off separately where locations exist)

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No Clothes or Shoes

(dispose or drop off separately where locations exist)

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No Food or Liquid

(dispose or compost instead)

Also Please No:

Black Plastic Containers

Buckets

Clamshells

Diapers

Flower Pots

Hard Plastics

Medical Supplies

Needles

Oil or Pesticide Bottles

Paper Towels

Sharp Objects

Shrink Wrap

Tissues

Toys

Vinyl Siding

Convenience Center Location
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Location
Hours Open
(Winter Hours start at Daylight Savings)
Separated by Type
Other

Cowan Convenience Center
415 College Street
Cowan, TN 37318

Monday 
1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
(12 - 5 winter hours)

Tuesday - Friday
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
(2 - 5 winter hours)

Saturday
(8 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

(individual bins for)

  • Cardboard and brown paper bags

  • Aluminum

  • Steel Cans

  • Paper

  • Plastic Containers

  • Waste Oil/Antifreeze

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