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Oak Ridge Trash Pickup in Progress

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Oak Ridge’s citywide trash pick-up program is underway and began Monday. Garbage, old appliances and small renovation materials will be picked up under this program.

The city’s collection efforts will follow the attached schedule as closely as possible, according to a city press release.

“Residents have always been very cooperative, and we ask for their continued cooperation this year by following a few guidelines,” the statement said. Guidelines are listed below, along with the city’s schedule.

Residents should place all materials close to the sidewalk, but not beyond. Keep materials off sidewalks and out of parking areas and gutters. Please pack as many items as possible to avoid items being strewn in prohibited areas.

There is a limit of one material truck per residence. A truck load is defined as a pick-up truck or approximately 3 feet high by 4 feet wide and 8 feet long, approximately 100 cubic feet maximum.

The Chestnut Ridge Landfill will not accept any items containing or containing Freon, such as air conditioners, freezers, and refrigerators. Crews will not pick up hazardous items, paint, tires, or piles of trash mixed with brush or leaves.

All materials must be in place no later than 7:30 a.m. on the scheduled pickup day. Any material dropped off after 7:30 a.m. cannot be picked up.

Fall leaf collection is scheduled to begin November 21. A new schedule will be provided prior to the start date. Bagged leaves/yard clippings will be picked up at the next collection. It should be noted that bagged garden waste will also be picked up with the regular garbage collection throughout the year.

The trash pickup schedule is available on the City of Oak Ridge website at http://bit.ly/ORtrashpickup2022. Note that the proposed schedule is a general guide and may vary significantly from the actual schedule due to weather conditions and/or degree of resident attendance.

For more information, contact Waste Connections of Tennessee at (865) 482-3656.

1st week

Wednesday: Hendrix Creek Subdivision

Thursday: Baypath Drive and side streets, Briarcliff Avenue and side streets, Elmhurst Drive and side streets, Stonebridge

Friday: Emory Valley Subdivision, Emory Heights Subdivision, Riverbend Subdivision

2nd week

Monday October 10: Rivers Subdivision, Marywater Lane, Marywood Court, Rivers Run Subdivision, Park Meade Drive, Center Park Lane, Palisades Parkway

Tuesday, October 11: East Drive and all side streets, including Reel Heights/Tanglewood Subdivision, Athens Road, Alger Road and side streets, Arkansas Avenue and side streets, Albany Road, Alhambra Road, Arcadia Lane and Place

Wednesday, October 12: Outer Drive and side streets from Florida Avenue to California Avenue, Delaware Avenue and side streets, California Avenue and side streets

Thursday, October 13: Georgia Avenue and side streets, Florida Avenue and side streets, Outer Drive and side streets from Michigan Avenue to Florida Avenue, East Tennessee Avenue and side streets

Friday, October 14: West Tennessee Avenue, Michigan Avenue and side streets, Kentucky Avenue and side streets

3rd week

Monday, October 17: New York Avenue and side streets, Utah Avenue and side streets, Outer Drive from New York Avenue to Michigan Avenue, Orchard Lane and Circle, Orkney Road

Tuesday, October 18: Pennsylvania Avenue and side streets, Vermont Avenue and side streets, North Tulane Avenue, Outer Drive and side streets from Pennsylvania Avenue to New York Avenue

Wednesday, October 19: West Outer Drive and side streets from Illinois Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue, Hillside Road and side streets from Highland Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue

Thursday, October 20: Robertsville Road from N. Illinois Avenue to Highland Avenue, Raleigh Road, Robin Lane, Ivanhoe Road and side streets, east side of North Illinois Avenue and side streets, Hillside Road and side streets from Illinois Avenue to Highland Avenue, Henley Road and Henley Place, Highland Avenue and side streets

Friday, October 21: West side of North Illinois Avenue and side streets, Iroquois Avenue and side streets, Robertsville Road from Jefferson Avenue to North Illinois Avenue, Valley Forge Drive

4th week

Monday, October 24: Wiltshire Drive, Jefferson Circle, Latimer Road, Robertsville Road and side streets from Louisiana Avenue to Jefferson Avenue, Jefferson Avenue and side streets, Johnson Road and side streets, West Outer Drive and side streets from Louisiana Avenue to Illinois Street

Tuesday, October 25: Robertsville Road and side streets from Melbourne Road to Louisiana Avenue, Bradley Avenue, East and West Bryn Mawr Road, Bermuda Road and all side streets, Salem Road and side streets, Sheridan Circle and Place, North and South Seneca Road , Louisiana Avenue and side streets, Lawton Road, Lancaster Road, Lansing Road, LaSalle Road and side streets

Wednesday, October 26: Montana Avenue and side streets, Monticello Road, Miramar Circle, Mohawk Road, Montclair Road and side streets, Windham Road and side streets, West Outer Drive and side streets from Montana Avenue to but not including Louisiana Avenue, Morningside Drive and side streets, Morgan Road, Mississippi Avenue

Thursday October 27: Newridge Road, Normandy Road, Newell Lane, Nebraska Avenue and side streets, Newhaven Road and side streets, Netherland Road and side streets, Newport Drive and side streets, New Bedford Lane, Nantucket Way, West Outer Drive and side streets from Nebraska Avenue to Montana Avenue, but not included

Friday October 28: Preserve at Clinch River, Country Club Estates, Oklahoma Avenue, Mason Lane, Westover Drive, Drive, Gates Drive, Grandcove Lane, Golfcrest Lane, Greenwood Lane, Goldenview Lane, Whippoorwill Drive and Side Streets, William Lane, Wildcat Lane, Winchester Circle, West Southwood Lane, East Southwood Lane, Sweetgum Lane, West Outer Drive and all west end side streets up to but not including Nebraska Avenue, Jackson Crossing Subdivision.