Sandy Moore Executive Director

118 Rocky Mt Road

PO Box 97 

Athens, TN 37303

423-506-7316

keepmcminn@gmail.com

City of Athens Recycle Center Hours:

Monday 7 am to 3 pm

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 11 am to 6 pm

Friday 7 am to 3 pm

Saturday 8 am to 12 pm


McMinn County Landfill

Convenience Center Hours

Monday - Saturday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm


Meadowbranch Landfill Hours

Monday - Friday 7 am to 4 pm

Saturday 7 am - 12 pm

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Join Keep McMinn Beautiful to become a part of the community organization that has a leading role as a steward for our local environment. 

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February 2019 Events

Feb. 15th - Litter Poster Contest, 4th & 5th grades begins.

MARCH  2019

March. 2nd - Athens Pick-up Day, city litter pick-up 10 am-12 noon. Meet at Athens Municipal Building at 9:45 am for supplies and instructions. 

March 22 - Poster Contest ends.
March 25 - Pick up posters from schools.


2019 TENNESSEE WETLANDS FESTIVAL & MOOFEST SPONSORS

Learn more about Keep McMinn Beautiful’s efforts to provide our residents with environmental education and information to create a clean, litter free community in which to live, work and raise our children. Keep McMinn Beautiful board members strive to educate and encourage McMinn County residents to take an active part in their community through recycling workshops, educational programs for adults and children as well as being an informational resource for all things green. We welcome new volunteers and are always looking for ways to partner with local businesses and industry.

Keep McMinn Beautiful's Programs

April - Etowah Household Hazardous Waste Event -  first weekend in April.

    Trashbash Industrial/Business Challenge - April 8 - 12  

  Great American Clean-Up.  It's your time to shine! This week coincides with Earth Day each year.  We hold week long events to promote a cleaner McMinn County.  April 16 - 19, 2019

May -  Tennessee Wetlands Festival/Moofest - Saturday May 4, 2019, 10 am to 4 pm at E G Fisher Wetlands on Ingleside Avenue. Join us for a celebration of the wetlands.  Joining with MooFest, we will have hands on community activities for all ages.  Crafts. food, children's activities, ice cream eating, frozen t-shirt, mooing and milk chugging contests.

            Tennessee Wesleyan College "Dump and Run".  Annual Event that gives students a chance to recycle their old stuff when they move out the dorms for the summer.

June - Monthly litter pick-ups.

AugustTelephone Book Recycling.  It is that time to recycle your old telephone books at the recycle center. 

OctoberHousehold Hazardous Waste Collection. Typically the first Saturday in October at McMinn County High School.  Great way to properly dispose of your household chemicals. 

November -  America Recycles Day.  November 15.  Annual National Event through Keep America Beautiful.  Keep McMinn Beautiful takes it one step up and holds a week long event at the recycle center to celebrate recycling.

December - Cardboard Boxing Day.  Held Annually the first Saturday after Christmas.  Keep McMinn Beautiful Board Members will assist residents in recycling all that Christmas packaging.