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Please do not place brush, dirt, bricks, rocks, tires, hazardous materials (such as hypodermic needles, paint, muriatic acid and gasoline), or building materials (such as lumber, drywall, shingles and ceramic tile) in the container. Contact the Sumner County Resource Authority at (615) 452-1114 about proper disposal of these items.
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If for any reason the driver has difficulty dumping a container, the driver has been equipped with notification forms, which inform the resident/owner of any issues and allow us to provide service more quickly and efficiently.
You can order a new container from the City for $56.00 by phone at (615) 451-5895 or go to the City Recorder’s Office at City Hall (132 W Main Street). After the container is purchased, the City will deliver it to your home in 1-2 business days. Containers can also be purchased from private vendors, but must meet City specifications.
Any burning in the City must be done by first obtaining a permit through the Gallatin Fire Department (615) 452-2771. Environmental Services will pick up leaves and small branches stored in recyclable paper yard waste bags. To schedule a pickup call (615) 452-2147.
Yes, place the tree limbs and brush at the curb (outside of roadway and not covering the sidewalk, water meter or drainage ditch) in 15-foot sections or smaller. There is no need to call it in. The next brush truck in the area will pick it up. Please note brush pick-up can take up to 6 weeks, depending on recent weather conditions and route timing.
The remainder can be picked up on the following route (which fluctuates seasonally but ranges from two to six weeks). For immediate removal, the additional pickup can be requested at a cost of $75 per load. Upon receipt of payment, a driver will be dispatched.
All bagged trash must be placed in the curbside rollout cart for pickup. Items to large or too heavy such as refrigerators, couches, mattresses, stoves, ranges etc. can be scheduled for a Friday pickup by calling (615) 452-2147 on Monday thru Thursday.
Bagged yard waste needs to be placed curbside in recyclable paper yard waste bags. Be aware that these bags will not hold up well after getting damp, so minimize the amount of time they are stored outside. Contact (615) 452-2147 to schedule your leaf/lawn bag pickup. It is best to put them out the day before or the day of pickup. With the exception of holiday weeks, the pickup will occur on the day following your trash pickup.
A trash service application can be obtained at Gallatin Public Works (641 Long Hollow Pike), Gallatin Public Utilities (239 Hancock Street), or on the City website under Garbage Collection - New Service. The application can be emailed to Rosemary Gammons or dropped off at either of the locations above. After the application has been received, you will need to provide the Environmental Services division with the serial number of the container you intend to use before service can begin. This number is stamped on the front of most cans. Contact (615) 452-2147 to report your serial number of if you have any further questions or concerns.