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Hazardous Waste Schedule

The schedule is available as a PDF every quarter. It may be viewed here:

Waste Room Schedule First Quarter 2023

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

January 6

January 20

February 3

February 17

March 3

March 17

March 31



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

January 3

January 17

January 31

February 14

February 28

March 14

March 28



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

January 4

January 18

February 1

February 15

March 1

March 15

March 29



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

January 4, 11, 18, 25

February 1, 8, 15, 22

March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29



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

January 5

January 19

February 2

February 16

March 2

March 16

March 30


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

  • New Year’s Day – The New Year’s Day holiday (1/1/2023) will be observed on January 2, 2023.
  • Monday, Jan. 16 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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