Solid Waste

Lynn Johnson
Contact Information: 


Phone: (423) 323-6439



Kingsport Transfer Station

1921 Brookside Lane

Kingsport, TN 37660

Phone: (423) 224-1719


Bristol Transfer Station

804 Raytheon Road

Bristol, TN 37620

Phone: (423) 878-1880

More Information: 

Office Hours:

8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday - Friday except designated holidays.

Frequently Asked Questions: 

Why do I pay a fee when dropping off garbage at the County Transfer Stations?

The program is funded primarily by paying customers with the county tax levy applied to funding of the recycling program.

Where do I dispose of old appliances, computers, etc?

Transfer stations in Kingsport and Bristol

What is accepted at the recycling centers?

Mixed paper, cardboard, aluminum cans, tin cans, etc.  Check with the solid waste department to confirm any other items.

Where do I find locations for recycling?

See the recycling drop off station location document on this page.