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Hazardous Waste Schedule

Waste Rooms Schedule


Hazardous waste may be brought to a scheduled waste room by trained individuals. Waste must be accepted by a UTK Environmental Health and Safety representative. Never leave unattended waste.



Collection every other Friday

July 8
July 22
August 5
August 19
September 2
September 16
September 30



Open every other Tuesday from 1:30 – 2:30 PM

July 5
July 19
August 2
August 16
August 30
September 13
September 27



Open every other Wednesday from 12:45 – 1:45 PM

July 6
July 20
August 3
August 17
August 31
September 14
September 28



Open every Wednesday from 2:00 – 3:00 PM

July 6, 13, 20, 27
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
September 7, 14, 21, 28



Open every other Thursday from 1:30 – 2:30 PM

July 7
July 21
August 4
August 18
September 1
September 15
September 29



*Walters Life Science Waste room is closed.

Call 865-974-5084 or email Mike Rotella at mrotella@utk.edu to schedule a hazardous waste pickup.

Waste Room Closures

The waste room will automatically be closed during an administrative closing. If the waste room must be closed for any other reason during a normally scheduled opening, a sign will be posted on the door in advance.

Scheduled UT Closures

Independence Day, Monday, July 4th & Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5th



Hazardous waste may be brought to a scheduled waste room by trained individuals. Waste must be accepted by a UTK Environmental Health and Safety representative. Never leave unattended waste.


Collection every other Friday

October 14
October 28
November 11
December 9
December 23



Open every other Tuesday from 1:30 – 2:30 PM

October 11
October 25
November 8
November 22
December 6
December 20



Open every other Wednesday from 12:45 – 1:45 PM

October 12
October 26
November 9
November 23
December 7
December 21



Open every Wednesday from 2:00 – 3:00 PM

October 5, 12, 19, 26
November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
December 7, 14, 21



Open every other Thursday from 1:30 – 2:30 PM

October 13
October 27
November 10
December 8
December 22


Call 865-974-5084 or email Mike Rotella at mrotella@utk.edu to schedule a hazardous waste pickup.

Waste Room Closures

The waste room will automatically be closed during an administrative closing. If the waste room must be closed for any other reason during a normally scheduled opening, a sign will be posted on the door in advance.

Scheduled UT Closures

November 24 and 25
December 26 thru December 30


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