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The Interlocal Solid Waste Authority was established in 1991 after the Solid Waste Authority Act of 1991 and is comprised of Franklin, Bedford, Lincoln and Moore Counties and the City of Tullahoma as members, as well as cities within these counties who have adopted resolutions to participate in the transportation and disposal of solid waste and in its education program.
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Hazardous Waste Collection Event

How to Recycle/Dispose of Paint: Latex, Water Based

The best ways to manage latex, acrylic, and water-based paints and stains are to

  • Dry it up!
  • Use it up!!
  • Pass it on!
  • Recycle It!
In addition, dried out latex paint may be safely disposed of in your regular household trash. Read more

Other Dates and Locations TN Residents can Properly Dispose of Poisonous Materials

Any Tennessee Resident can attend any Household Hazardous Waste Event in any county and properly dispose of poisonous and toxic materials including oil base paint. Although Franklin County prefers that you dry out your bad unuseable latex (water base) paint and throw it away, you can bring it on April 6, 2019. You can not take latex paint to any other county event

Click here for dates and locations of other Household Hazardous Waste Events in Tennessee

Environmental Careers & Business Opportunities

Environmental Careers & Business Opportunities

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Reducing Waste Can Help Your Lawn

Grass clippings and fallen leaves can create extra work for homeowners. They also add to the amount of waste going to the landfill

However there is no need for you to go to all this extra work.

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To provide efficient and cost effective disposal of solid waste and to educate the citizens within the region on waste reduction and recycling practices.

ISWA holds the contract for waste disposal within the region. We also have a contract for the mulching of yard waste that members can utilize. The region also provides an education program for the schools and the general public on waste reduction and recycling.
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Carol Fulmer

Carol Fulmer
Carol is the Regional Administrator of Education, Recycling & Waste Reduction and is available for presentations to organizations and groups, as well as for workshops, education booths, classroom programs, and for help organizing and setting up school and business recycling programs, drives and teacher in-service training.
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